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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


File Tab

File Tab

The File tab on the ribbon replaces the File menu in previous versions of MediaShout. It contains the following options:

  • Save (Ctrl+S) – Saves the existing script in its current location.
  • Save As – Saves the script, but allows you to change the filename or location before saving to avoid overwriting an existing script.
  • Open (Ctrl+O) – Opens a dialog box to browse and select an existing script.
  • New (Ctrl+N) – Creates a new script tab in the Script Area. 
  • Repaginate – Corrects sizing issues for cues that were created at a different screen resolution. Note: Because it resizes text, repaginating may change the number of pages contained in each cue.
  • Pack – Creates a copy of the script and all media in a single folder for easy transport to another computer or for archiving.
  • Pack Current Script to Cloud - Sends a copy of the active script to Cloud Sync.
  • Print (Ctrl+P) – Prints a copy of the selected script. There are new print options in MediaShout 6. To set printing options, on the Settings tab, click General Settings. Click Script tab > Printing Options.
  • Print Preview – Opens a preview of the how the script will look when printed. You can change page views, zoom, copy, and print from the preview window. 
  • Exit - Exits MediaShout.

For Mac users, the key commands for these options would be Cmd key instead of Ctrl key.

 

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