Placing transparent shapes and video in Arreya

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For Transparent shapes:

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Draw] near the top left and select the shape you would like
  4. The new shape will appear in the middle of the presentation
  5. The widget can now be moved, resized, or edited just like any other widget
    1. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
    2. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget
  6. Select on the paintbrush on the lower right corner of the shape
  7. Under the ‘Basic Style’ tab, click on the ‘Background Color’ field
  8. From here, left to right, you can choose the shade of the color, color of the shape, and the transparency of the shape
  9. Click [Ok] to continue

For Transparent Video:

  1. Select a video in the editor
  2. Click on the paintbrush on the lower right corner of the shape
  3. Under the ‘Basic Style’ tab, drag the ‘Opacity’ slider to the desired level
  4. Click [Ok] to continue

Using the Weather Widget in Arreya

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How to use the Weather Widget:

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Widgets] near the top left and select [Yahoo weather]
  4. Arreya will automatically find your device’s location  
    1. If you would like another location click [Auto] and enter in a zip code or specific location into the new field
  5. Select the units you would like to be displayed
  6. Select the type of information you would like to be shown
  7. Click [Ok] to continue
  8. The new widget will appear in the middle of the presentation
  9. The widget can now be moved, resized, or edited just like any other widget
    1. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
    2. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget
    3. Select on the paintbrush to edit font, text color, text size, and much more
  10. To view the content horizontally, drag the right side edge to the right until the forecast content moves to the right of the current conditions

Generating a QR code in Arreya

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Generating a QR code:

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Widgets] near the top left and select [Qr Code]
  4. Type the desired text or link into the field
  5. Click [Ok] to continue
  6. The new widget will appear in the middle of the presentation
  7. The widget can now be moved, and resized
    1. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
    2. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget

Importing files into Arreya

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Importing files into Arreya:

Note: Arreya has been updated since this video was made, so it will look different, but the same functionality exists

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click the image icon near the top left, just before the [Draw] button
  4. Click the [+ Add Media] button
  5. To add an image or video do one of the following:
    1. Drag in the desired image or video file into the indicated field
    2. Click the [Choose files] button to select a file from your computer
    3. Click the three horizontal bars on the top left of the window
      1. Select the location from which to add your files
  6. Click the convert button to edit any file(ex. Cropping a picture)
  7. Once all the files have been selected, click [Upload]
  8. The files should now show in your gallery

Embedding a website into Arreya

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Embedding a website into Arreya:

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Widgets] near the top left and select [Website]
  4. Enter in any URL.  Be sure URL starts with https and allows iframe embed
  5. Notice the preview area below the URL box, this is what the widget will look like
  6. Click [Ok] to continue
  7. The new widget will appear in the middle of the presentation
  8. The widget can now be moved, resized, or edited just like any other widget
    1. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
    2. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget

Using the Countdown Feature

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The Countdown Feature:

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Widgets] near the top left and select [Countdown]
  4. Choose the desired end-date in the Date field
    1. To create a counter that counts up, choose a date that has already passed
  5. Enter any text you would like to appear before or after the countdown in the marked field
  6. In the ‘Complete Message’ field, enter what you would like to appear once the countdown finishes
  7. Notice the preview field to see how the widget will appear
  8. Click [Ok] to continue
  9. The new widget will appear in the middle of the presentation
  10. The widget can now be moved, resized, or edited just like any other widget
    1. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
    2. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget
    3. Click on the paintbrush to edit font, text color, text size, and much more

Using List-Eez Feature

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Using the List-Eez Feature:

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Widgets] near the top left and select [List-Eez]
  4. Select the desired table and format
  5. Choose the desired options and click [Ok] to continue
  6. The new widget will appear in the middle of the presentation
  7. The widget can now be moved, resized, or edited just like any other widget
    1. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
    2. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget
    3. Click on the paintbrush to edit font, text color, text size, and much more


Displaying the time & date using the Time & Date widget

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Time and Date widget:

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Widgets] near the top left and select [Time & Date]
  4. Select the desired format from the list, or create your own
  5. Click [Ok] to continue
  6. The new widget will appear in the middle of the presentation
  7. The widget can now be moved, resized, or edited just like any other widget
    1. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
    2. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget
    3. Click on the paintbrush to edit font, text color, text size, and much more

Adding a photo & video playlist using the Slideshow widget

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Using the Slideshow widget:

 

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Slideshows]
  2. To create a new slideshow, click [+ New Slideshow]
  3. Name your slideshow and add a description if desired
  4. Click [Create] to continue
  5. The slideshow should now be present in the slideshow list
  6. To edit the name or description, click [Edit] under the actions column
  7. To populate the slideshow, click [Slides]
  8. Click [+ Add Slide] to select media, images or video, from your media
  9. Click [+ Add Media] to add media from your computer to your Arreya media folder
  10. Click once on each media file you would like to add to the presentation, they should highlight yellow
  11. Once you have selected all the content, click [Add Slide] near the top of the window
  12. You can now drag and re-order the slides by clicking and dragging with your mouse
  13. Arreya automatically saves, so just click the [x] to close the slideshow editor

 

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Widgets] from the top of the screen then click [Slideshows] from the drop-down
  4. Select the desired slideshow from the drop-down list and select the desired options
    Click [Ok] to continue
  5. The new widget will appear in the middle of the presentation
  6. The widget can now be moved, resized, or edited just like any other widget
  7. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
  8. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget