Inserting a Google Slides slideshow with the Google Slides Slideshow widget

In your Google Slides slideshow, go to File > Pulish to the Web…

Go to the Embed tab, set Auto-advance slides to your desired amount of time. Check the boxes for Start slideshow as soon as the player loads and Restart the slideshow after the last slide and click Publish

Now copy the entire embed code from the box and paste it into the Embed Code field in Arreya

Placing transparent shapes and video in Arreya

Back transparent shapes

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

Back weather widget

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

Back

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