Scrolling Text Channel

This tutorial will provide instructions on how to add a Scrolling Text to your NexSigns Layout.

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Login to OnePass and navigate to your NexSigns license

  1. Login to OnePass (For more information, see How to access OnePass)
  2. Click on Application then select NexSigns



  3. Select your desired Product License and click on Start Action



Create a Scrolling Text Channel

  1. Select Manage Channel located in the left menu



  2. Click on Create New Channel



  3. Enter a Channel Name, Descriptionselect ScrollingText in the Channel Type drop-down menu, and press Continue

     

  4. You have successfully created a new Scrolling Text Channel


Add text to a Scrolling Text Channel

  1. Navigate to the desired Scrolling Text Channel
  2. Copy or type in the desired text into the Text Message text box



  3. Edit the Font Size, Font Color, and Background Color as desired




  4. Click on Add Message



  5. You have successfully added text to a Scrolling Text channel



  6. Repeat as desired
Ensure to create a LayoutContainer, and connect it to the Scrolling Text Channel then Publish it to view it on your signage.

Recommended Font Size Settings

OrientationContainersPercentageFont Size
LandscapeHorizontal15%76

LandscapeHorizontal14%71
LandscapeHorizontal13%65
LandscapeHorizontal12%60
LandscapeHorizontal11%55
LandscapeHorizontal10%50
LandscapeHorizontal9%45
LandscapeHorizontal8%40
PortraitHorizontal10%91

PortraitHorizontal9%81
PortraitHorizontal8%72
PortraitHorizontal7%62
PortraitHorizontal6%52
PortraitHorizontal5%43
PortraitHorizontal4%33
PortraitHorizontal3%23

Examples

 

Applies to

OnePass 3.1.x, NexSigns 2.x, NexSigns 3.x