Tag: Timeline

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 ...

Back to Basics: Enable the Timeline

Welcome back, everyone! Today we are going to show you how to enable the Content Studio Timeline and explain why you might find it helpful. As you all know, Content Studio is where you create messages for your display within Venus 1500 V4 software. You can access Content Studio by going to the Content Tab ...

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 ...

How to put text over images and videos in Content Studio… and have it appear at different times

Two weeks ago, we talked about placing text over images and videos in Content Studio. If you didn’t read that article, I recommend you check it out before continuing  with this one. It  covers a lot of the basics: How to put text over images and videos in Content Studio Now that you’re all caught ...

Where’d My Playlist Go?!

Are you in Scheduled Mode? Do you have a lot of playlists?  Have you ever had a difficult time finding one?  Have you ever completely lost one?  If you answered yes to 2 or more of these questions, then you’re in the right place! It’s ok! We all misplace things or lose track of things ...

Check Your Work, Part 2: How to Preview Content in the Venus 1500 Hub

Welcome to part two of our series about checking your work. Last time, we showed you how to check your content while in Content Studio. This week, we'll show you how to preview your content from the Venus 1500 Hub. Different Views of Content What is the Venus 1500 Hub? The Venus 1500 Hub is the central ...

I didn’t know I could do that! Part Three: Odds and Ends

Welcome to the final entry in our series focusing on little-known features of Venus 1500 V4! This week we will discuss FIVE FEATURES  you may not even know existed, and how you can use them to get the most out of your display! Well, what are we waiting for? Let’s get started! Text Smoothing Does ...

Fun with Transitions!

An often overlooked feature in Content Studio is the Entry-Transition. However, when used effectively this simple addition to a message can create really eye-catching content. Let’s go over three different ways you can use transitions, and why you would want to use them. To add Transitions to a layout in Content Studio, click on the Layout Tab ...

Using the Timeline Part 5

Tips for changing the duration of items in the Timeline In our previous articles about the Timeline in Venus® 1500 software Content Studio, we told you about the direct connection between objects in the Timeline and objects in the Content Editor. For example, when you select an object in the Timeline, the same object is ...

Using the Timeline Part 2

Tips Resizing and Identifying Content If you missed our previous post, you might want to read it before moving on to this week’s information. View Creating a presentation using Timeline. If you don’t see the Timeline in your Content Studio to enable Timeline View, follow the simple instructions in “How do I view/disable/enable Timeline in Content ...