From the Overlays Tab, select Type –> “Tickers” to see (and set) which text crawls are active on which channels.
To create a new ticker, either:
To edit an existing ticker, either:
You will be brought to the Ticker Overlay editing page. This is where you will set the properties of the ticker, and enter the text of your message.
From HyperCaster v5.2 onward, you can design a ticker with a foreground image (e.g. station logo) that displays on top of your text crawl. Scroll down the editing interface to reveal all the editing tools for Foreground and Background ticker graphics.
There are Tool Tips throughout the interface with more detailed explanations of each feature. Also, any change you make in the settings will immediately be reflected in the live display on the right side of the edit page.
(as of HyperCaster v6.0 and ProVue v3.0, you can add a “squeezeback” effect to overlays, which resizes and repositions the live video window according to the settings, i.e. to fit within a cut-out in a graphic background, while the overlay is active.)
5. Foreground Image Properties
6. Text Design
7. Save your settings.
8. Turn the ticker for the desired channel “On”, and your ticker will be live. Or you can schedule your ticker using the Classic View “Add Overlay Event” option. If you make any changes in your ticker, restart it to reflect the changes.