Repeat Signage V5 help

Repeat Signage V5 help

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Repeat Signage digital signage software

Welcome to Repeat Signage V5 online help

This is the online version of the help file that is included with Repeat Signage with up to the minute help information which applies to the latest version of Repeat Signage.


Introduction pages


Repeat Signage V5 overview


Repeat Signage editions


Repeat Signage features


Repeat Signage comparison chart


Windows 10 / 11 and Repeat Signage


Repeat Signage on high resolution screens


eBay Auctions in Repeat Signage BETA


Installing Repeat Signage


System requirements




Sample play lists


Sample media files


Running from network drives


Supported file types


Repeat Signage licensing


End-user licence agreement


GDPR privacy policy


Activating and deactivating software


Repeat Signage V4 and 2015 users


Getting started - walk throughs


These are step-by-step walk throughs.  If you prefer to watch videos, then please see our Online video tutorials page.


Creating your first presentation

Playing your first presentation

Playing your first presentation when Windows starts


Creating your first play list

Playing your first play list

Playing your first play list when Windows starts


Setting up player computers and linking to


Creating menus (or adverts) and displaying with the Banner control

Designer screen help page

Single, playlist, scrolling and advanced scrolling controls

Landscape and portrait

Designing presentations - general advice


Training videos


Online video tutorials

Repeat Signage YouTube channel



Repeat Signage has the following types of controls for use within presentations:


Animated gif control


Audio control


Banner control (pictures or pictures with text)


Barcode and QR code control


Clock (text based) or date control


Clock control (digital and round)


Controller control (Standard and above editions only)


Data grid control (Corporate and Media Wall editions only)


PDF/Document/PowerPoint control


Picture control (single picture)


PowerPoint presentation scheduler control  (Standard and above editions only)


RSS reader control


RTF document control 


Shape control


Spreadsheet control (or create grid)


Text label control


Text block control 


Video control 


Web browser (and web widgets) control


Webcam control  (Standard and above editions only)




Data Connection Manager


eBay connection Manager


FTP Manager


RSS Feed Manager


Text Manager


Repeat signage and help topics


4k monitors - Repeat Signage on high resolution screens


Changing the Repeat Signage loading presentation screen

Configuring MIME types on web servers

Copyright issues

Creating shortcuts and command line parameters

Database support in Repeat Signage

Disable Windows logon screen

Displaying single presentation on multiple screens

eBay Auctions in Repeat Signage


Extending the Windows desktop onto multiple monitors

FTP sites

Fonts in Repeat Signage

Getting a Windows screen snapshot

iCal files - Using iCalendar files to schedule control content


Keeping Repeat Signage on top of other programs


Landscape and portrait

Local variables

Microsoft Excel and OpenOffice Calc spreadsheets in Repeat Signage

Microsoft PowerPoint in Repeat Signage

Microsoft Word and Writer documents in Repeat Signage

Multiple monitor support

Picture editing

Programming Repeat Signage

Recommended free and paid for software

Relative paths in Repeat Signage

Remote control software

Repeat Icons

Repeat Signage Manager

RSS feeds

RSS feed list

Scheduling the turning off of a player screen at specific times


Screen burn-in


Shutting down a player computer at a specified time each day

Starting presentations on Windows load  



SVG files


System cache 


Text to speech for messaging and patient/visitor call

Troubleshooting Internet connection problems

Troubleshooting video problems

Twitter RSS feeds in Repeat Signage

Unicode support in Repeat Signage

Using Repeat Signage with

YouTube videos in Repeat Signage


Displaying country characters

Displaying Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Greek, Russian, Indian, Hebrew and other non-latin text


See our Unicode support in Repeat digital signage software page for information on how to use Unicode characters in Repeat Signage.


支持中國寫作    日本語の表記は、サポートされている,     Русская письменность поддерживается
हिंदी लेखन का समर्थन किया
    Ελληνική γραφή που υποστηρίζονται has been set up as a free service to Repeat Signage customers and evaluators.  This allows you a central location to host files and text used in presentations.  It also allows you to create and maintain RSS feeds for use in Repeat Signage and also RSS feeds that you can link to your organisation's website.  New services are being added to all the time so please visit to create a free account and to look at the latest information and services.  There are also 1,100+ free pictures to download to help you design your presentations.


GDPR privacy policy

To see how we use your personal data on and in Repeat Signage, then please see our GDPR privacy policy.


Free tools


On the main Repeat Signage screen there are a number of free tools:


Repeat save a website page to a picture file

Repeat Batch Image Resizer

Repeat Batch PDF Splitter


Repeat Spreadsheet creator/editor

Text to speech screen


Save complete website page image


These free tools are available in the evaluation edition, which never expires.


Copyright of Repeat Signage software and help system


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