General How-To: Deleting Content, Naming Content, Playlist Duration, and More

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Hello and thank you for visiting our ScreenCloud Help Center. This article will go through general how-tos while using ScreenCloud signage.

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Table of contents:

i) Screens

 

ii) Content library

 

iii) Playlists

 

iv) Schedules

 

i) Screens

Change the name of a screen

Visit the "Screens" section of your account and click on the name of the screen. It will become highlighted and you can change the name of it to anything you see fit.

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Create groups for screens

Visit the "Screens" section of your account and click on "Create New Group". This will create a new group to help you better organize your screens.

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Move screens between groups

Visit the "Screens" section of your account. Click any screen with your mouse, hold your press while you drag and drop the screen into a different group.

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Change the name of a screen group

Visit the "Screens" section of your account and click on the name of the screen group. It will become highlighted and you can change the name of it to anything you see fit.

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Delete a screen

Visit the "Screens" section of your account and click on the trash can icon for the screen you'd like to delete.

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ii) Content Library

Name or rename content

Visit your "Content Library" section, click on the name of any piece of content. It will become highlighted and you can change the name of it to anything you see fit.

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Create folders for content

Visit your "Content Library" section, click on "Create Folder". A new folder will appear that you can start drag and dropping content or apps into.

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Move content into folders

Visit your "Content Library" section, click any piece of content with your mouse, hold your press while you drag and drop the screen into a folder.

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Name or rename a folder

Visit the "Content Library" section of your account and click on the name of the folder. It will become highlighted and you can change the name of it to anything you see fit.

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Delete content

Visit the "Content Library" section of your account and hover over any piece of content. A trash can icon will appear, click this to delete the content. Please note, this is the only way you can delete content from your account in ScreenCloud. You're not able to delete content from your playlist section.

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iii) Playlists

Create a new playlist

Click on "Create new playlist" from the left-hand menu of your ScreenCloud account. A new playlist will appear in the list.

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Change the name of a playlist

Click on any playlist from the left-hand menu, then click on its title. It will become highlighted and you can change the name of it to anything you see fit.

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Copy a playlist

Click on any playlist from the left-hand menu, then click on the "Copy Playlist" button to duplicate the content. You'll see the copy appear in the left-hand menu.

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 Add or remove items from a playlist

  • Add an item: click any piece of content with your mouse from the right-hand content selector, hold your press while you drag and drop the item into your playlist on the left.

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  • Remove an item: Hover over the trash can icon to the right of the item you'd like to delete. Select this to delete the piece of content from your playlist.

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Change the duration of content in a playlist

Click on any playlist from the left-hand menu, then click on the time next to any item in a playlist. This will prompt you to a pop-up menu where you can change the duration and click "Save".

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Delete a playlist

Click on any playlist from the left-hand menu, then click on "Delete Playlist".

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iv) Schedules

Create a schedule

Click on "Create new schedule" from the left-hand menu of your ScreenCloud account. A new schedule will appear in the list.

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Change the name of a schedule

Click on any schedule from the left-hand menu, then click on its title. It will become highlighted and you can change the name of it to anything you see fit.

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Delete a schedule

Click on any schedule from the left-hand menu, then click on "Delete Schedule".

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Copy a schedule (will be available in the future)

Currently, copying a schedule or content of schedule sets you've created are not available. Our team is working on advanced scheduling options and features that will be released in the near future.

 

If you have any additional questions or concerns on general how-to for ScreenCloud features, or any other questions or feedback about ScreenCloud, feel free to reach out to our support team at support@screencloud.com or give us a call at +1-415-449-5426, then follow the prompts to connect with support.

 

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