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MediaShout 6 User Guide

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Getting Started

This section will give you all the information you need on how to install MediaShout and be up and running quickly.

Installation and Setup

User Interface

This section will cover all the details of the user interface, so that you can configure MediaShout 6 to your liking.

Control Screen Ribbon (Basics) Ribbon (Advanced) Settings Dialog

Scripts and Cues

Trying to figure out how to setup that presentation? This section gives you all the finer points of building your presentation.

Scripts Cues Inline Editor Cue Templates

Working with Media in a Cue

In this section, you learn all about inserting and editing lyrics, scripture, images, videos, audio, and so much more!

Lyrics Lyric Library Bibles Elements Text Objects


Add and Manage Stanzas

Add and Manage Stanzas

Song stanzas can be created, duplicated, renamed, and deleted in the Pages Area or in the Lyric Library.

  • To edit a Lyric cue in the Pages Area, click the cue in the Script Area. All pages of the cue open in the Pages Area.
  • To edit a Lyric cue in the Lyric Library, click the cue in the Script Area. On the Home tab, click Insert Lyric. The Lyric Library pop-up window opens.
  • See Choose a Play Order for help changing the order of the stanzas.

 

Adding a blank page

 

To add a blank page, in the Pages Area, click Add Page. The blank page is added after the selected page or stanza.

You can also add a blank page by doing the following:

  1. Right-click the stanza that the new one will follow.
  2. Select Add Page > Blank.

 

Adding an existing stanza

 

If a stanza already exists but is not in the play order list, follow these steps:


  1. Right-click the stanza that the new stanza will follow.
  2. Select Add Page > Stanza then select the stanza you want from the list.
  3. The new stanza is added to the play order list.

Tip: You can also add stanzas from the ribbon. On the Home tab in the Cue Options group, click Add Stanzas.

 

Duplicating a stanza

 

To duplicate a stanza and add it to the play order list, follow these steps:

  1. In the Pages Area, right-click the stanza you want to duplicate.
  2. Click Copy.
  3. Click Paste. The duplicate stanza is inserted immediately after the original.

 

Adding a new stanza

 

  1. To add a stanza, click the cue then on the Home tab, click Insert Lyric. The Insert Lyric pop-up window opens.
  2. Select the song you want to edit from the library.
  3. At the bottom of the center column, select the type of stanza you want to add then click Create Page. A new blank stanza is inserted.
  4. Click the pencil to add text to the stanza. If you want to change the stanza type, click its Title bar and select a new one from the list.
  5. Select Replace Selected Cue (to replace the selected lyric in the script).
  6. Click Insert.

See Choose a Play Order for help changing the stanza order.

 

Editing an existing stanza

 

To edit an existing stanza, do the following:

  1. In the Pages Area, select the stanza page you want to edit.
  2. In the Inline Editor, edit the text inside the Text Object. Note: All instances of the stanza will be updated with the changes you make to the text.

 

Skipping a page in the play order

 

To skip a page in the play order but not delete it from the song record, follow these steps:

  1. Open the cue in the Pages Area.
  2. Click the Cue Options button on the title bar of the stanza you want to remove from the play order.
  3. Select Skip Page.


 

Removing a stanza from the play order

 

To delete a stanza, follow these steps:

  1. In the Pages Area, right-click the stanza you want to delete.
  2. Select Delete Stanza. The stanza is immediately removed from the play order. Note: The stanza is still available. To add it again, use the Insert Lyric tool or right-click the cue, select Add Page > Stanza then select it from the drop-down menu.

 

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