Transition

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Description

A transition is an animation effect that happens when switching between items of a playlist or slideshow widget. For example, a cross-fade transition can be used in a playlist to fade-out of the current picture and then fade-in to the next one.

"Transition Properties" dialog

Transition Properties dialog

There are 38 transition effects included by default in Elementi, accessible from the "Transition Properties" dialog.

  • Fade
    • Types: Crossfade, Fade to transparent, Fade to white, Fade to black.
  • Slide
    • Directions: Left to right, Right to left, Top to bottom, Bottom to top, Random.
  • Push
    • Directions: Left to right, Right to left, Top to bottom, Bottom to top, Random.
  • Wipe
    • Types: Wipe bar (4 directions), Wipe box (8 directions), Wipe barn (2 directions), Wipe iris, Random.
  • Page
  • Flip
    • Directions: Horizontal, Vertical.
  • Cube
    • Directions: Left to right, Right to left, Top to bottom, Bottom to top, Random.
  • Zoom
    • Types: Light zoom, Regular zoom, Heavy zoom, Zoom forever.
  • Random

How to set a transition effect

Video

Tutorial

Document Properties dialog

To set a transition for the new / existing Elementi playlist, follow these steps:

  1. Open the playlist and click on "Document Properties" button from the toolbar. This opens the "Document Properties" dialog.
  2. Click the blue-arrow button next to the "Transition" property. This opens the "Transition Properties" dialog shown above.
  3. Select the transition effect using the icons on the "Transition" row. A preview of the transition effect is displayed above this line.
  4. If available, further customize the transition effect using the icons on the Type and / or Direction rows.
  5. Set the transition effect duration between 0 and 5 seconds using the slider or enter the desired value in the field.
  6. Click the OK button to save the changes.


Note Note:
Random transitions must be avoided for multiscreen content, because the randomisation is done by each player with likely different results.

Advanced

"Technical note"
For more details about how the transitions are implemented, see the JSignage:Transitions page.
This page was last modified on 30 June 2017, at 17:43.