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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



Twitter Settings allows you to search for and approve Tweets and control playback for your MediaShout presentations. 


Searching for and Approving Tweets


To search for Tweets, follow these steps:

  1. On the Advanced tab, click Twitter Settings.
  2. In the Search box, type a keyword or hashtag then press Enter. A preview list populates with the most recent Tweets.
  3. To approve a Tweet, click the green check. To permanently remove a Tweet from the preview list, click the red X.
  4. Approved Tweets appear in the center column. To remove an approved Tweet, click the red X or click Clear All to remove all approved Tweets.
  5. (Optional) Change the template.
  6. Click OK.


Playing Tweets


To play approved Tweets, follow these steps:

  1. On the Home tab, click Insert Elements > Script Control.
  2. Click the down arrow to open Cue Options
  3. Under Target, select Approved Tweets.
  4. Fire the cue.
  5. To stop playback, click Stop All or press F8.

Tweets can also be played directly from the Twitter Settings window using the Play and Stop buttons at the bottom of the window.


Changing Twitter settings


To customize the settings for Twitter cues, follow these steps:

  1. On the Advanced tab, click Twitter Settings
  2. In the Twitter Settings pop-up window, click the Gear
  3. Choose from the following settings:
  • Playback settings
    • Select Loop or Shuffle
    • Auto Advance: Select the number of seconds a Tweet will show before advancing to the next Tweet.
  • Tweets settings:
    • Approve Tweets Automatically: Select for all Tweets that match a search query to be approved automatically.
    • Filter Tweets Automatically: Select then click Edit Filter list. Enter the words you want blacklisted. Any Tweets containing those words will not appear in the preview list.
    • Refresh Search Result: Set the number of seconds before the preview list is refreshed with new Tweets matching your search query.
    • Find Tweets: Select the number of Tweets you want retrieved for each search or refresh.
  1. Click OK.


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