The timeline is located under the playlist panel.

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Background coloring of items on the timeline is identical to the items’ coloring in the playlist.

Important
Refer to the Item Status, Coloring and Font paragraph to learn more about status coloring.

A light lilac progress bar shows the proxying progress for each item in real-time on the timeline.

The current playout position is marked with a red triangle.

The manual end and clocked trigger icons are displayed on the timeline according to the specified item play modes in the playlist. The follow items are shown without an icon:

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Channel Status

The status indicator next to the channel name on the timeline changes its color depending on the channel status.

connected

When connected, the channel is marked with a green indicator.

disconnected

When disconnected, the channel is marked with a dark green indicator.

problems

If there are problems with proxying, the channel is marked with a red indicator. A red blinking indicator warns the operator when problems with the connected channel occur (for example, lost connection).

warning

A yellow blinking indicator warns the operator that the start time of the next manual end item in the playlist is approaching. Also if there is an empty placeholder in the nearest 6 hours, the yellow indicator will blink.

Timeline Options

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To enable the display of clip thumbnails, select the "Timeline options" > "Show thumbnails" option in the "View" main menu. To hide clip thumbnails, deselect this option.

Select the "Show Events" option in the same menu to enable/disable the display of secondary events available in the current program.

You can change the detail level to program, block or item from the context menu:

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Timeline Scale

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The timeline slider is shown with a red triangle, located on the time scale. It displays the current playout position and moves synchronously with broadcasting.

You can navigate within the playlist directly from the timeline. Clicking the item on the timeline highlights it in the playlist and moves the cursor into its position.

All actions involving items performed in the playlist (such as jump, start cued, start manual end item) are also displayed on the timeline simultaneously.