How do I create a time, temp, date message with the Web Compositor in Venus Control Suite?


  • How do I create a time, temp, or date message in the Web Compositor for Venus Control Suite?
  • How can I make a Web Presentation that has the time, date and temperature in the Web Editor?


  • Product Category: Software
  • Product:
  • Component: Web Compositor
  • Control System: Venus Control Suite Daktronics Hosted, Venus Control Suite Locally Hosted


  1. Login to Venus Control Suite at
    Log Into Venus Control Suite.jpg
  2. Click on Media in the Main Menu.
    Venus Control Suite Main Menu.jpg
  3. Click on the down arrow next to Upload.
    Down Arrow.jpg
  4. Select New Web Presentation.
    New Web Presentation.jpg
  5. Title the presentation and select the target display size, then click on Continue.
    Title Presentation.jpg
  6. Click on the Clock icon at the top of the Web Compositor.
    Clock Icon.jpg
  7. Select the desired Field (Date, Time or Temperature).
    Choose Field.jpg
  8. Select the desired Format.
    Select Format.jpg
  9. Click on Set.
    Click Set.jpg
    • To edit after selecting, click on the element, then select Set Data Field under Content in the Properties column.
      Set Data Field.jpg
  10. Format text from the Properties column under the Typography heading.
    Properties Typography.jpg
  11. Repeat steps 6-10 for any other desired Fields.
  12. Click the blue Save button when finished.
    Save Button.jpg
  13. Click Exit to return to the Media Library.
    Exit Button.jpg
    • To edit an existing presentation, click on the thumbnail in the Media Library and click the Pencil icon in the Preview window.
      Edit Existing.jpg

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