Venus Web Editor: How do I create a countdown in Venus Control Suite?
- Product: Venus Basic, Venus Select, Venus Professional, Venus Enterprise
- Components: Online web editor
- Control System: Venus Cloud-Based, Venus Local
Starting with a new presentation
- Log into Venus Control Suite
- Click the My Apps box in the upper right hand corner next to your name.
- Open the Web Editor and select Create New Presentation to open a new presentation or launch existing.
- Name the presentation and select the correct display size
Working with date and time elements
- From the Web Editor main menus, click the "Clock" icon or Add Date/Time Element.
- Select Add Countdown.
- Set the Target Date and Time.
- Choose your format, direction and correct time zone.
- Lastly, choose the output of your countdown to have it countdown in Days, Hours, Minutes, or Seconds, or a combination of multiple.
- Click Set and you will have as many data field boxes as you added in the output portion. Ex: One for days and one for Hours.
- Use the properties section on the right hand sided to to edit the data fields font type, size, color, etc. Tip: Edit all data fields at one time by Ctrl clicking on both fields.
- Arrange the data fields on the presentation where you'd like them by clicking and dragging them around the canvas.
- When finished, click Save in the upper left hand corner and schedule by following: Venus Scheduling: How do I create a playlist in Venus Control Suite?
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