Find On-Air

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Pressing this button brings the on-air item to the middle of the visible playlist window. This is especially useful when you are editing a far point in the list and want to quickly go back to the active on-air item. Pressing this button highlights the item in the playlist and its current playback marker is automatically focused in the center of the timeline. The "ON AIR" button caption is displayed in red.

Note
This function does not affect playout; it simply navigates through the playlist and the timeline.

The "Find on-air" command is also available from the "Edit" main menu.

Find Cued

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Pressing this button highlights the cued item in the playlist and moves the cursor into its position. This function does not affect playout; it simply navigates through the playlist.

The "Find cued" command is also available from the "Edit" main menu.

Find Selected

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Pressing this button highlights the selected item in the playlist and moves the cursor into its position.

Note
This function does not affect playout; it simply navigates through the playlist.

End of Automation

This menu allows the operator to find the next manual triggered item in the playlist and jump into its position (this command does not affect skipped items). It shows the time left before the end of the automation and the event type (if there are any manual end items left in the current playlist).

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If there are no more manual triggered items, it shows just the time left to the first gap (if any) or playlist end. In this case, the event shows the empty status icon.

Next Command

This menu allows the operator to find the next item with set-point secondary events and jump into its position. It shows the time left until the secondary event will be sent to the device. You can cancel the specified event transmission by pressing the "Skip" button.

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The "Next command" operation does not affect skipped items. If there are no items in the playlist with set secondary event(s), this menu is not available and is not highlighted.

On-Air Play Management Buttons

CG Off

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All graphics used in the current playlist, can be switched off with a single button. As a result, they will not be shown on playout. To turn off all graphics, use the "CG Off" button. To enable showing graphics on playout, press this button one more time.

Bypass

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The "Bypass" button immediately switches the defined input device to the pass-through mode. The video signal goes from the input device to the output device without any affect on Cinegy Air. At the same time, Cinegy Air continues its work as before: the items keep proxying, the countdown timer goes on counting the time to start, the secondary events are sent normally and the playlist keeps playing in accordance with the current time. To leave this mode, just press the "Bypass" button once more and Cinegy Air will broadcast from the playlist according to the time-schedule.

Important
Refer to the Configuration section for details about the playout device configuration.

Black

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The playout server displays a black screen in this mode. The playlist will be moved on automatically in accordance with the current time and secondary events will continue to be sent. Press the "Black" button once more and Cinegy Air will broadcast from the playlist according to the time-schedule.

Go On

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Stops the current manual end item playback. This button becomes active when the scheduled time of manual end item playback is over. This item continues its playback until the "Go on" button is pressed.

Cue Management Buttons

Start Cued

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This command immediately starts playing the cued item even if the previous on-air item has not finished playing yet. The keyboard shortcut set by default is Ctrl+S. This command is also available from the "Playout" main menu.

Cue Next

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Pressing this button skips the currently cued item and cues the next one.

Cue Selection

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The "CUE SEL" button marks the selected item in the playlist as cued. This command is also available from the "Playout" main menu. To cue the selected item, use the Ctrl+Q keyboard shortcut set by default.

Important
It is possible to reassign the default shortcut for the "Start cued" and "Cue selected" operations and add new combinations via the keyboard customizer. Refer to the Keyboard article for more information about the keyboard customization.