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Article Type: Undocumented Settings
Product: Symphony
Product Version: 6.14
Component: Symphony Server
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Created: 14-May-2015 1:15:53 PM
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Decorations: Position of Date/Time and Camera name and ID on screen

Applies to 6.14.2 and later.

To adjust the location of Date and Time decorations on the video screen:

  1. In Symphony, from the Server menu, select Manual Configuration Editor.
  2. Expand Type: Camera.
  3. Find the ID of your camera and expand it.
  4. Click the Add a new setting field.
  5. In the blank field under the Type, Section, ID, Key, and Value columns enter:
  6. Using Top or Bottom for Value:

    Type: Camera
    Section: Camera
    ID: (Id of the camera)
    Key: TimeLocation
    Value:Top

    Using (x,y) coordinates for Value:

    Type: Camera
    Section: Camera
    ID: (Id of the camera)
    Key: TimeLocation
    Value:x,y


    where x,y will be the coordinates the date and time, placed at 0-1000 units.

  7. Click OK. (Verify that the setting has been added.)
  8. Click Close.
  9. Restart Symphony.

 

Example: Yellow dot indicates location approximately at (100,400).

Coordinates

To adjust the location of Camera name and ID decorations on the video screen:

  1. In Symphony, from the Server menu, select Manual Configuration Editor.
  2. Expand Type: Camera.
  3. Find the ID of your camera and expand it.
  4. Click the Add a new setting field.
  5. In the blank field under the Type, Section, ID, Key, and Value columns enter:
  6. Using Top or Bottom for Value:

    Type: Camera
    Section: Camera
    ID: (Id of the camera)
    Key: NameLocation
    Value:Top

    Using (x,y) coordinates for Value:

    Type: Camera
    Section: Camera
    ID: (Id of the camera)
    Key: NameLocation
    Value:x,y


    where x,y will be the coordinates of the camera name and ID, placed at 0-1000 units.

  7. Click OK. (Verify that the setting has been added.)
  8. Click Close.
  9. Restart Symphony.

Important: These settings can be applied at Global level for all cameras.

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