Qeedji PowerPoint Publisher for Media Player

SUMMARY

The goal of application note is to explain how to install and use the Qeedji PowerPoint Publisher for Media Player PowerPoint addin.

2019-09-03 V1.10.10 download (nt_ia64) download (nt_ia32)

COMPATIBILITIES
  • MS-Windows 10, MS-Windows 8.x
  • MS-Office 2010, MS-Office 2013, MS-Office 2016, Office 365
    • *.PPTX
  • Device
    • DMB400 Gekkota 4.12.10 (or above),
    • SMA300 Gekkota 4.12.10 (or above),
    • DME204 Gekkota 4.12.10 (or above).

INFORMATION


DEVICE CONFIGURATION

Check that the device WebUI is available with URL http://<device_ip_adrr>/ (default factory scheme value) In the device configuration Web interface, check in the Configuration > App menu that the radio button Push WebDAV is properly selected (default factory value). For further information, read the device user manual.

ADDIN INSTALLATION

To install the Qeedji PowerPoint Publisher for Media Player PowerPoint addin:

The Qeedji PowerPoint Publisher for SLATEs is using the MS-Windows language for translation.

ADDIN CONFIGURATION

To configure the Qeedji PowerPoint Publisher for Media Player PowerPoint addin:

PUBLISH WITH THE ADDIN

To publish a content on your media player:

INTERACTIVITY WITH THE USER

The interactivity with the user (key pressed) is supported as soon as the PowerPoint presentation is played on the media player.

If your monitor does support the CEC:

If your monitor does not support the CEC properly, you can plug an USB keyboard:

Warning: Gekkota 4 allows to display/undisplay automatically the test card when pressing the key combination: LEFT ARROW, RIGHT ARROW, LEFT ARROW, RIGHT ARROW in less than 10 seconds. To inactivate this feature, set the user preference innes.player.mire.key-event.*.authorized to false.

SCREEN STANDBY

To program a monitor standby task with recurrency, for example from 8.00 PM to 7.00 AM the day after, use the device Power Manager feature (menu Configuration > Task of the device Web configuration interface). For further information, read the device user manual.

STATUS REPORT

The Publishing status report is showing whether the publishing for each media player has succeeded or not:

Publishing status report example:

1/6 - Publishing on device: dmb400-00003 (192.168.1.217)
    Publishing succeeded

2/6 - Publishing on device: dmb400-00050 (192.168.1.162)
    Publishing failure (Error: 503)

3/6 - Publishing on device: dme204-FRD (192.168.1.59)
    Publishing succeeded

4/6 - Publishing on device: sma300 (192.168.1.177)
    Publishing succeeded

5/6 - Publishing on device: sma300-BJ (192.168.1.218)
    Publishing succeeded

6/6 - Publishing on device: sma300-00001 (192.168.1.219)
    Publishing succeeded

Publishing completed
    Warning - Unable to find the following fonts: 
    Arvo, Montserrat Black, Cabin SemiBold

The Publishing status report is showing also whether the MS-PowerPoint media can be rendered with the right fonts. In case some fonts can not be found on the Windows OS, a message Warning - Unable to find the following fonts is displayed followed by the missing fonts names. To solve the rendering issue, install the missing fonts on your Windows OS and publish again.

Windows fonts location:

ADD A CUSTOM FONT

Retrieve the appropriate custom font (.ttf most of time). Double click on it to install it on your Windows OS. Publish the PowerPoint again.

REPLACE A CUSTOM FONT BY ANOTHER ONE IN THE WHOLE POWERPOINT DOCUMENT

If you don't manage to retrieve the font, you can decide to replace the missing custom font by another one, existing this time, in the whole PowerPoint document. In this case, use the Home > Replace > Replace Fonts PowerPoint menu.

ADDIN UNINSTALLATION

To remove the Qeedji PowerPoint Publisher for Media Playeraddin from your Windows OS, use the Add or remove programs Windows menu, then remove the program Qeedji PowerPoint Publisher for Media player.

MISCELLANEOUS

Information
The App "Qeedji Powerpoint Publisher for Media players" is not supported on this device
Powerpoint has problems with the Qeedji complement.
If the problem persists, disable this add-on and check for updates. Do you want to disable it now? (yes/no)