RSS app

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Description

Apps RSS news

The RSS news App is used to display animated text within a zone.

  • Type your text, without length limitation
  • Best results guarantee
  • Automatic text size adjustment
  • Text bar and ticker animations
  • Customize font type, color and padding
  • Background color and transparency supported

Usage

Properties

The RSS App can be used to display RSS news feeds from the Internet.

  • Enter Address of the RSS news feed to be displayed within the properties panel.
    The RSS news will be automatically displayed in the preview.


Note Note: If the RSS feed is password protected, you need to enter the password to access the web site in the "Saved Passwords" section on the System page of Control Center.

Configuration

Configuring - text bar
Configuring - ticker

The RSS App can be freely positioned anywhere in the Playout as long as it does not overlap other Apps.

The App has the following configurations parameters:

  • Type
    Two types of apps can be used:
    • Text bar: the message will be displayed on a given number of lines, with eventual scrolling.
    • Ticker: the message is displayed as a scrolling ticker
  • Direction (ticker only)
    Scrolling direction of the ticker
  • Speed (ticker only)
    Speed of the ticker
  • Padding (ticker only)
    Space between 2 messages
  • Number of line (text bar only)
    Number of line to display the message. If the message cannot be displayed using these number of line, it will scroll.
  • Duration per line (text bar only)
    How long each line should be displayed
  • Data source
    Address of the RSS news feed to be displayed. This is the same text as the one shown in properties.
  • Display (need firmware 4.0.1)
    Choose the component of the RSS news to be displayed. The following values are possible:
    • title (default): display the news title
    • description: display the news description
    • title - description: display the news title followed by the description using the hyphen as separator.
    • title: description: display the news title followed by the description using the colon as separator
  • Color
    Color of the text message
  • Font
    Font used to display the message. Only built-in fonts can be used.
  • Background
    Color of the background
This page was last modified on 5 May 2017, at 13:57.