Tag: tab

Home Sweet Home Tab III: Scheduled Playlists and Running/Stored Presentations

Welcome to our third overall and second-to-last post about the Venus 1500 V4 Home Tab! We previously went over the Online/Offline Status Indicator, as well as Alerts and the Progress Bar. This time around, we will cover Running Presentations, Stored Presentations, and Scheduled Playlists. As you already know if you read the first two posts in this ...

Updates to Playlists and New Filtering Options

Daktronics recently released an update to the Venus Control Suite software, making it even more flexible and easy to use.  We updated the software based on feedback we received from you! Playlists can  be tagged now The Playlists tab has always allowed you to see all of your created playlists. It also provides you with Filters ...

Image Tools: Drawing Tab

Have you ever noticed an extra tab that appears when you click on an image in your layout in Content Studio? If so, have you ever actually clicked on it to see what it’s all about?  Have you ever actually tried it out? It’s ok if you haven’t, because that’s what we’re going to be ...

Laying Out the Layout Storyboard

We recently posted about the Timeline and how great it is, but the Layout Storyboard isn’t just there for aesthetics, it’s actually quite functional and easy to use. In fact, many people that I have talked to much prefer the Layout Storyboard over the Timeline.  When I ask why they prefer it, the overwhelming response ...

Using the Timeline Revisited

These last few weeks we have been revisiting some of our most popular blog series. This week is no different!  We are going to be take a trip down memory lane to visit our old friend, the Timeline! Timeline Mode in Content Studio for Venus 1500 V4 is an incredibly useful tool.  It allows you ...

Details, Details . . . It’s All In the Details . . . View!

Do you want your playlists to play in a specific order? We’ve briefly touched on Details View before in the following blogs: I didn’t know I could do that! Part Two: Moving Schedules Ring in the New Year with Venus 1500! Part II Check Your Work, Part 2: How to Preview Content in the Venus ...

PC vs. Mobile: The Many Different Views of Venus Control Suite

As you know, users can access Venus Control Suite from any internet-enabled computer, tablet, or mobile phone with an up-to-date web browser. Because of this, Venus Control Suite must sometimes change its layout to fit on differently sized screens. Think about it this way. Let’s say you are on your mobile phone, and you want ...

Media Library Walkthrough

Over the last several months, we have shown you many of the different features of Venus Control Suite, provided you with information regarding the latest software updates, and talked about the many benefits of using Venus to operate your display(s). Today, however, we are going to give you a more in-depth look into something that ...

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, ...

Rules, Regulations, and Hours of Operation

Do you have to turn your display off at night? Is there a local/city ordinance requiring your display to be blank during certain hours of the day?  If so, we have the solution for you! You shouldn’t have to actually power down and turn off your display every single night. Instead, you can use the ...