How do I time the duration?

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I have a couple presentations I want to play one after the other in the scheduler. How do I know how long each presentation is? Is there a setting to look at or do I have to just time it with a wristwatch? Thanks

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Trina,

There isn't a timer that can tell you how long each presentation runs. It really depends on what kind of content you are running. 
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.mp4 movies. I want to put them in the scheduler to transition one the next without cutting off the previous one or a big lag time in between.


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If the presentation theme is same, you may put the videos in the same presentation / placeholder and use Play Until Done option.
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how do I use the Play until done option? I found it. It has a dropdown and the only option is pho. When I create a schedule, it tells me the duration is a required field. I cannot find anywhere in the system that tells me how long each presentation is. Again ask, do I have to time it with a stopwatch? if I could get the "play till done option" to work, that would be ideal for me. - Trina


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Trina,

There is no Play Until Done option in Schedules. You will need to use the specific time in the duration box that your .mp4 files will be running for.
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My suggestion was that you shouldn't play more than one presentation in the schedule. instead create a main presentation containing all your other presentations and you will be able to check Play Until Done option for each of these embedded presentations.

I think RiseVision is looking to provide the same capability at Schedule level.
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thank you Sanjay... will make this suggestion to our team.