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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

Lyrics Settings

Lyrics Settings

The Lyrics Settings tab allows you to configure settings that control the Lyric Library database, including locking, sync, and backup options.


Additional help for working with lyrics

The following topics contain more in-depth information about working with Lyrics in MediaShout:

  • For complete instructions about searching for, importing, editing, inserting, and playing Lyrics, see individual topics listed under Lyric Library.
  • For advanced techniques when working with lyrics within a script, see individual topics listed under Song Lyrics.



Configuring song settings


To configure settings in the Song Settings dialog box:

  1. On the ribbon, click Settings tab > General Settings > Lyrics.
  2. Change desired settings.
  3. Click OK.

The Lyric Settings tab contains the following sections and settings:

  • Organization's CCLI. Use this field to enter your CCLI (Church Copyright License) number, if you have one. The license number is then displayed in the header, footer, or title page of any lyric cue into which you insert the  Reference data object.
  • When importing Lyrics. Select how to handle duplicates when importing lyrics into the Lyric Library.
    • Import all Lyrics. This setting imports the lyrics even if there is a duplicate in the library.
    • Skip duplicates with.
      • Identical Songs Titles. Does not import any songs that have the same title as a song in the library, even if the song ID's are different.
      • Identical Songs Titles and Song ID's. Does not import any songs that have the same title and ID as a song in the library.
  • External Libraries: Click either SongSelect or Planning Center Online for information about these services or resetting the connection between MediaShout and your subscription provider.


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