What fonts are available in the Venus Control Suite software?

Question

  • What fonts are all supported in the Venus Control Suite version of Content Studio?
  • Are True Type fonts available in the Venus Control Suite version of Content Studio?
  • Are Venus fonts available in the Venus Control Suite version of Content Studio?
  • What fonts are all supported in the online Web Compositor/Web Editor in Venus Control Suite?
  • Are Venus fonts available in the online Web Compositor/Web Editor in Venus Control Suite?
  • What fonts are all supported on GS6/GC6 displays?
  • Can I use Venus fonts on GS6/GC6 displays?
  • Can I use True Type fonts on GS6/GC6 displays?

Environment

  • Venus Prime
  • Venus Pro
  • Venus Elite
  • Content Studio

Answer/Steps

  1. You can find and use both True Type and Venus fonts in the Venus Control Suite version of Content Studio as well as in the online Web Compositor/Web Editor in Venus Control Suite.  The online Web Compositor/Web Editor was updated by Daktronics on 4/26/16 to include all of the supported fonts for use on GS6/GC6 displays.
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  2. For Content Studio however, you will first need to ensure that you are updated to the latest version by following the below steps.  By updating to the latest version of Content Studio you will be given access to all of the supported fonts for use on GS6/GC6 displays.
    1. Find what version of Content Studio you currently have installed.
      1. Select the Media tab from the Venus Control Suite menu.
      2. Click on the arrow next to the blue Upload button and select the New Content Studio Presentation in the drop down.
      3. When the Content Studio Login box appears enter your User Name and Password. 
        • These are the same as your Venus Control Suite Login information.
      4. Content Studio will now open in a separate window.
      5. Click on the Application Menu (Blue Venus Control Suite logo) in the upper left corner of Content Studio.

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