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Lobby Display: How to create and display information on your TV


This guide will give you a better understanding on how to create and display information effectively on the TV.  Using the Regular Announcement - Lobby/ Elevator Screen

Simple Effective Design

  • Limit your words, keep the Title brief.
  • Write text with your audience in mind.
  • To keep the reader engaged use the Bold, Italic and Underline features to mark important items.
  • Use bullet points.
  • Use high-quality photos. Check out the User Guide: Insert an Image into an Announcement
  • Make sure all objects are aligned (left, right or centered).
  • Choose appropriate font sizes and colors.

Large simple fonts work best in the color black or red.

  • Enable Heading or Paragraph size options:
    Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3, Paragraph 

 

  • Keep it simple & clean, if you choose to copy and paste text from a document, ensure to use “paste as plain text”.
  • Insert page breaks to have text sequentially.

             

Problematic Design:

  1. Snipping tool is great for photos but not for text.
  2. Do not use small font.
  3. Do not to use light color fonts such as White, Light Grey or Yellow.
  4. CC does not support moving fonts or transparent backgrounds as it is hard for the reader to see.

 

For best results contact your Customer Success Manager for help to configure the background and display template.

Other Helpful Guides:
Lobby Display How to create a new template

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