Tag: custom

Create Breathtaking Borders in Content Studio

Do you realize that after celebrating Independence Day (The 4th of July) that we are almost half way through summer?!  I guess when they say, “Time flies when you’re having fun!” they weren’t joking around!  You know what other saying is also true?  “The early bird gets the worm.”  And now is the time to ...

Breathtaking Borders for Back to School

Congratulations! A few weeks ago, we celebrated our 1,500th subscriber!  As a thank you, we held a drawing and all of our blog subscribers were entered.  One lucky person was selected to work with our Creative Services teams to create a FREE piece of CUSTOM content! I am happy to announce our winner!  Congratulations to longtime subscriber, Gayla ...

Typography . . . What’s That?!

Welcome back to the blog, dear readers! This week we’re going to talk about typography. We'll take a look at what it is, where to find it, what it is, how to use it, and did I mention what it is?!  You see, in order to understand typography, you must first understand typography! Typography (what ...

Custom Constraints & Dayparting

Hello, everybody! Today we are going to talk about playlists and how you can use the features within playlists to make your life easier when scheduling content!  We did previously post about some of these features when they were first released, but this time around we’re going to go much deeper into detail. Custom Constraints ...

Importing & Creating Headshots Revisited

We receive a lot of phone calls and questions about how to import pictures of people, particularly headshots, onto displays and actually have them look good.

Choosing the Best Background Revisited

What background colors look and work best on your display. Recommendations include using dark backgrounds avoid using white backgrounds.

Line Spacing: The Final Frontier

Have you ever wanted to move lines of text in a message closer together or farther apart? Have you ever wished you could squeeze your entire message into one slide or layout but couldn’t because there was too much space between lines of text? Trainer Tip: We don’t recommend trying to squeeze multiple lines of ...

The Space Between . . . Lines & Letters

Did you know that Content Studio gives you the ability to move lines of text and even the individual letters in words closer together or farther apart? Now you know! The best part about using this feature is that it is very quick and incredibly easy. Plus, it gives you the ability to move your ...

Let’s Play! Venus Control Suite Playlists

Playlists are used to schedule your content for your display. This week, we’ll show you how to create different types of playlists, how to add files to playlists, and how to publish to your display. Enjoy! There are 3 steps when it comes to creating a playlist: Choosing what kind of playlist it will be, ...

Venus Control Suite Content, Just for You!

Free Content for Your Message Display Did you know that Daktronics offers a FREE, downloadable media kit for display owners? It’s true! We offer nearly 400 pieces of content consisting of animations and stills that observe all sign code stipulations and are compatible for nearly every sign size in our GS6 and GC6 models. We also offer a limited ...