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layer:breaking_news [2013/06/22 12:34] (current)
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 +====== Breaking News Layer ======
 +This layer cycles through up to 5 different messages which are shown beneath a static title. Changes made to the title and news parameters are reflected immediately in the output. The text is overlaid on a customizable gradient which can be removed if you want.
 +{{:​layer:​layer-breakingnews-parameters.png?​nolink |}}
 +^ Group ^ Parameter ^ Function ^
 +| Content | Title         | This defines the static text to be displayed. It is possible to leave this empty to show only the news entries below. |
 +| :::     | News 1-5      | These are the text entries to cycle through. Any empty fields will be skipped. It is possible to simulate a break in the cycle by typing a space in one of the fields. |
 +| :::     | Text Duration | This is the time each news entry is displayed. |
 +| Appearance | Title Font     | You can use the Mac font chooser to adjust how the title text will appear. |
 +| :::        | Text Font      | You can use the Mac font chooser to adjust how the text of the news entries will appear. |
 +| :::        | Gradient Width | Specifies how far the text box background gradient stretches across the screen. Set this to 0 to remove the background. |
 +| :::        | Gradient Color | Specifies the color for the background. |
 +| :::        | Drop Shadow ​   | Enables options for a drop shadow to be applied on the text. You can set the color, opacity, blur amount and the distance and direction from the text. |
 +| Geometry | Anchor ​        | Specify whether the text box should be near the top or bottom of the screen. |
 +| :::      | Y Inset        | Vertical inset of the text box from the top or bottom. |
 +| :::      | Text Alignment | Specify whether the text should be aligned to the left or right of the screen. This also affects where the text box gradient begins. |
 +| :::      | Text Inset     | Horizontal inset of the text from the left or right. |
layer/breaking_news.txt · Last modified: 2013/06/22 12:34 by david