We've Just Released a Christmas Template!

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Recently we sent out a survey regarding templates and one of the top requests was for holiday templates, so here is one of our first! A Christmas template. This template uses a HTML and CSS background to create eye catching animations. And the countdown is done using Computer Aids Countdown Widget, which works perfectly with this template.

Let us know what you think and if you end up using it share photos of your displays in this thread!

Preview the presentation to see how it looks or check it out in our store.
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Nice! Now I need to scale it down to fit the screen I use. The children at school will love it.
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We have some  animation now. No twinkling lights and the presents have a ghost rising upwards. Can I ask what the issue was?
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Hmm.. There shouldn't be a ghost and the lights should be twinkling. I think my latest update should fix it. Could you please check for me.

The problem was the CSS animations we were using are only supported in later versions of Chrome and your display is using Chrome 24. But, by adding vendor prefixes to the CSS animations we were able to get them working in your version of Chrome.

Thanks,
Shea
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Thank you for your time on this still. No lights and no presents now. The background twinkles are working though.
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Hi Thomas, 

It might be best if you upgrade the player to our latest version, that way you get the newest version of Chrome and all the animations should work without a problem. 

To do that uninstall the version your using now, and download the new version from this page.

Thanks,
Shea
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I was thinking that might be the best thing to do anyway. I did consider that might be the solution - since the Chrome installation was up to date, but I didn't realise that your player had Chromium built in and hadn't been updated in a while... My fault really. But I do appreciate all of your help. What an excellent community!
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Nice!!! Is there a way to change the "Day, Hours, Minutes, Seconds" from english to french? The joys of working for a french schoolboard.

I don't see any option in the timer itself, or from my brief look in the html code (and limited html knowledge) a way to manually change it.
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Hi Serge, 

Unfortunately I don't think there is a way to change it. However you may want to send a message to Computer Aid—the company behind the widget—as they will be able to give you a better answer. 

Here's the email: rvsupport@compaid.com

Thanks!
Shea
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Thomas,
I believe we all here are nice people, but do not give away your player ID :) Happy Holidays!

Shea,
Love the presentation.
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Darius, since I've upgraded the player, the display ID has changed anyway since this screen shot - point taken though.
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Great presentation, as I live in Sweden I would like to have localization options ;-)
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Hi Marcus,

Could you please expand a bit on what you mean by localization options?

Thanks!
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Well, the only text I could change was the actual greeting message. Merry Christmas for instance would be "God Jul" in Swedish. As mentioned earlier the counter was not possible to change either. Thanks anyway for all the hard work you put into the free signage :-)

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We appreciate all of the interest and feedback in our CountDown Widget, and would like to thank Rise Vision for including it in their holiday template.

We are finalizing an update to this widget that should be live early tomorrow which will allow everyone to enter their own custom labels for the widget (Days, Hours, Minutes, Seconds). This will allow the widget to work for any language.

If there are any additional features that would allow this widget to better serve your digital signage needs please let us know. We are always looking for ways to improve and expand our widgets. You can reach us with feedback here, through the community forums, or directly, through email, at rvsupport@compaid.com
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I have just pushed this update live. For those who are already using our widget in displays it is possible that you will have to refresh these displays and clear you internet cache to see the new changes take effect.

If you are still not seeing the new updates to the widget, or if these updates are causing any problems with your signage please let us know at rvsupport@compaid.com

Thank you again for your interest in our widget and for the feedback on how we can continue to improve it.
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That's awesome thank you!
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I just pushed this presentation this morning, however we aren't getting any presents and twinkling lights in the background. Our displays are running:
1)  Riseplayer 2.0.036.rsp.1/Chrome 22.0
2)  Riseplayer 3.0.2/Chrome 4.0

Any ideas?
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Hi Dan,

You're going to need to upgrade your player to our latest version. Those animations won't work on older versions of Chrome. 

To upgrade you'll need to uninstall you're current version and reinstall by following the instructions here: https://help.risevision.com/user/create-a-display

Thanks,
Shea