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Shapes, icons & emoji’s

Shapes for digital signage content

Shapes are objects used for designing content as well as icons and emojis that you can use throughout your content to create a specific mood or feeling. Shapes are squares, circles, and triangles. Icons include warnings, social media, and much more, and emojis are more or less the same you find on a phone.

Finding shapes, icons & emojis

Find your shapes in play digital signage
Find your icons in play digital signage
Find your emojis in play digital signage

When logged in, find the playlist you want to add a shape, icon, or emoji to, open the playlist, and find them in the top menu dropdown.

Shapes Shapes small icon for digital signage content

In the dropdown, you’ll find a square, a circle, and a triangle.

  • Alignment – Maximize, left, center, right, top, middle, right, and lock
  • Color – Pick a color for your shape or use the color-picker
  • Layer – Move your shape up or down layers
  • Rotate – Rotate your shape
  • Positioning – Manually adjust the placement of your shape pixel by pixel
  • Sizing – Manually adjust the size of your shape pixel by pixel
  • Shadow – Add shadow and shadow color to your shape
  • Stroke – Change the stroke color and thickness of your shape

Icons Icon small icon for digital signage content

When you click Icons you’ll find a list of many different icons that you can add to your content.

  • Alignment – Maximize, left, center, right, top, middle, right, and lock
  • Color – Pick a color for your icon or use the color-picker
  • Layer – Move your icon up or down layers
  • Rotate – Rotate your icon
  • Positioning – Manually adjust the placement of your icon pixel by pixel
  • Sizing – Manually adjust the size of your icon pixel by pixel
  • Opacity – Change the opacity of your icon
  • Shadow – Add shadow and shadow color to your shape

Emoji Emoji small icon for digital signage content

When you click Emoji a default emoji will be added to your content. You can change the emoji on the right in settings.

  • Alignment – Maximize, left, center, right, top, middle, right, and lock
  • Emoji – Pick your emoji
  • Layer – Move your icon up or down layers
  • Rotate – Rotate your icon
  • Positioning – Manually adjust the placement of your icon pixel by pixel

Note, the used Emoji’s can look different depending on the player’s operating system, below are a couple of examples of how some of them look different based on the operating system.

Different types of emojis for digital signage

FAQ

How do I match the color of my shape?

In the settings, you’ll find a color-picker next to where you usually pick a solid color, click the color-picker then the color you want. (Note that this only works within the canvas).

Can I lock the position of a shape?

You can lock any object you have in your content. Locking an object ensures that the object stays where it’s supposed to be, can not be resized or removed, read more about Locking Objects.