What are folks using instead of the old Bulletins?

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We currently use our display as sort of an electronic bulletin boards which require us to occasionally update the display with reminders.  In the past, that was easy enough for me to do with Bulletins as I could just add in some new text and it's good to go.  Since I'm new to most of this I honestly have no idea what I can use in it's place now that it's no longer supported. Suggestions?    
     
 Here's what I was using up until recently:
 http://preview.risevision.com/Viewer.html?type=presentation&id=96995529-d54a-4284-8e08-eb6f63755...
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Hi there L Stacks!

There are a few different options to display announcements on your display.

I would probably recommend just using the Text Widget for this type of thing. It's easy, customizable, and there's not much overhead to it. If you want to change the message, you just access the presentation editor, right click the placeholder, and edit the Text Widget.

If you're looking for the ability for other users to make on the fly changes to your announcements, you might consider the Google Spreadsheet Widget. This widget will pull in data from an outside Google Sheet, which you can then share with other administrators. Any changes to the selected range of cells in the sheet will be reflected on the display.

I would also be interested in hear what our community has to say about this! 
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Thanks for the suggestions...Unfortunately it looks like I may be stuck with the Text Widget then for announcements/reminders that I put up and probably a spreadsheet for the one our team updates.  
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I agree with Blake, Spreadsheets looks  like your best option. It also has an auto-refresh built in, so no need to restart your player when making updates to it.

Off topic, but that's a sweet gif you got there in your presentation ;)
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I am using primarily, just as Blake said, Text and Spreadsheet Widgets. Both are really good for slightly different tasks... except Text Widget is for patient people ONLY :). You can also use running ticker line for short announcements. Also, you can simply make JPEG image with graphics and text and have it uploaded to RV presentation; might even be simpler option.
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