LED VideoStar – The Scheduling Grid Layout2018-02-13T13:10:27+00:00

The Scheduling grid is where you program your playlists.

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  • The grid shows an entire week of programming and is divided into 7 days.
  • The current day is shown in a shaded grey color.
  • The current time is shown as a red band.
  • You use the vertical scroll bar or the mouse scroll wheel to move the grid up and down.
  • The colored bands at the top of each day represent playlists.
  • The grey and colored bands near the bottom of each day represent published tickers.  Grey = published ticker, color = ticker assigned to a playlist.
  • The bottom band named “Advertising” will only appear if an advertising playlist is programmed.

The scheduling grid toolbar

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1. When clicked, this button returns you to the current week.

2. Use the < and > arrows to navigate forward and back one week at a time.

3. Use the < and > arrows to navigate forward and back one month at a time.

4. Use the < and > arrows to navigate forward and back one year at a time.

5. Shows the current time according to the mouse cursor’s position in the grid.

6. Use the + and  symbols to in and out.

Grid pop up menu

Right click on any free space in the grid to reveal the pop up menu.

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Here are the available options:

Preview: Same a clicking the Preview button at the top of the grid.  Opens the Preview window so you can perform forward looking reports.

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New: Opens the playlist window for the current day so you can add a new playlist by entering its information instead of dragging over a playlist.

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Copy: Copies all the day’s programming to the clipboard.  Includes every time slot, ticker and Advertising playlists.  Similar to Duplicate > Current Day but instead you must use the Paste function to duplicate the day’s program.

Duplicate: 2 options available.

Duplicate > Current Day will let you duplicate the day’s programming over a number of days.

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Duplicate > Current week lets you duplicate an entire week of programming for a given number of weeks.

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Remove: 3 options available.

Remove > Current Day deletes all programming for the day.

Remove > Current Week deletes all programming for the entire week.

Remove > Period lets you select the number of days to delete programming from.  Enter the start and end date/time to clear the programming for.

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Paste: Is used in conjunction with the Copy command, to paste any copied programming currently on the clipboard.