Tag: font

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 ...

Brand New Backgrounds Just for You!

Our Creative Services team here at Daktronics worked very hard to create some amazing new backgrounds for your displays! We are happy to announce that 12 brand new content packages are now available for download, and the best part is, they’re FREE! Click HERE to get them all! We can’t wait to see what you do ...

Making Marvelous Monochrome Content

This week, we will focus on a topic that has been a long time coming. For those of you who have monochrome displays, today is your lucky day! We have put together a best practices guide just for you. Monochrome displays are capable of producing a variety of shades in a single color. The two ...

Use the Venus Font Size Calculator

Did you know that your potential customers--everyone passing by your location--only have between 3-6 seconds to read the messages on your display? Therefore, it is critical that your font size is large enough for them to read quickly and easily in that short amount of time. How do you find the correct font size to use ...

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 ...

Monochrome Miniguide

This week, we will focus on a topic that has been a long time coming. For those of you who have monochrome displays, today is your lucky day! We have put together a best practices guide just for you. Today’s blog will cover the best practices of content creation for monochrome displays. We'll also include some ...

New Features in the Web Editor

A couple of months ago, we introduced you to the Web Editor and showed you how to create and schedule on the go. Since then, we've added new features to the Web Editor, and this week we are going to show you what they are. First, though, let’s do some review. What is the Web Editor? ...

Venus Control Suite and Content Studio Fonts Update

We made a few changes to our fonts for Venus Control Suite. Many of you asked that we add the Daktronics Venus fonts to the Venus Control Suite Web Editor. The Daktronics Venus fonts are great when you want a smaller font that will still appear sharp and easy to read. You asked, and we listened! ...

Make It Pop! Using Outlines and Shadows

Happy Wednesday, March 2, everyone! Today is a great day! The sun is out longer, spring is right around the corner, and the temperatures are finally getting back above zero! And no, I’m not talking about the weather just to pass time because I ran out of things to talk about. What I’m getting at is the fact ...