User Guide (Custom Board Direct)

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If an account contains a single group it is opened automatically (accounts are created with a "Default Group"), otherwise the Groups panel is displayed:

Use the Open function to open an existing group, or New Group to create and open a new group:

Home » Group

Displays the Group and Boards panels:

Use the Settings function to open the group settings dialog from where the group name can be changed. Use the Display Window↓ function to open the display window for an existing board in this group. Use the Embedded↓ function to open the embedded display for an existing board in this group.

Use the Open function to open an existing board, or New Board to create and open a new board in this group:

Home » Group » Board

Displays the Board panel:

Use the Display Window↓ function to open the display window for this board. Use the Embedded↓ function to open the embedded display for this board. Use the Settings function to open the board settings dialog:

Font Size can be configured between 70% and 130% of default. This setting should be used in preference to any browser supported scaling in order to to preserve page quality. Before adjusting the font size, consider whether best results may be achieved by adjusting the number of services displayed per page. For Access Control (optional) choose from Account Login Required or IP Address.

For access control by IP Address (additional Access Control Parameter field will be displayed) either specify a full IP address e.g. 1.2.3.4 or partial address ending in period e.g. 1.2.3. to allow access from all addresses in the range 1.2.3.0 to 1.2.3.255. Multiple entries may be supplied with comma separation.

For Type choose from Departures Summary, Departures Detailed (additional options revealed as pictured), Arrivals Summary or Arrivals and Departures. Enter the required Station Name for the board choosing from the search results displayed during input, and configure the Services and Services Per Page for best results.

Display Window

Intended to be used in full screen or kiosk mode, the Display Window function loads the front of house presentation for a board and manages the connection should Internet access become temporarily unavailable. Whilst F11 can be used to go full screen in most web browsers this is not necessarily absolutely full screen in some operating systems so the display window opens with a loading page during which time device native full screen mode may be invoked if supported.

Embedded

Intended for easy incorporation of output into presentations managed by 3rd party digital signage playout systems and services the Embedded display function instantly returns the board content and is not automatically reloaded.