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Index
1. Introduction
2. Models
3. Installation
3.1. Setup Wizard
4. Work Environment, buttons and menus.
4.1. User code
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5.1.
5.1.1.
5.1.2.
5.1.3.
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5.2.1.
5.2.2.
5.2.2.1.
5.2.2.2.
5.2.2.3.
5.2.3.
5.2.4.
5.2.5.

Setup
Global Preferences
Creating a Station
Deleting a Station
Editing a Station
Terminal Preferences
Setting up devices
Playout windows
Devices
GPI Events
PlayOut Options
Programming window
Ingest window
IPlay window

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6.1.1.
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6.1.1.2.
6.1.1.3.
6.1.2.
6.1.3.
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6.1.5.
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6.3.1.
6.3.1.1.
6.3.1.2.
6.3.1.3.
6.3.1.4.
6.3.1.5.
6.3.1.6.
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Use
Ingest window
Buttons
“Menu” Button
Search
Categories
Category creation
Selecting material
New material
Importing material
Exporting material
Backing up material
Restoring material
Playing back material
Markers
Search/ Find
Refresh
Reload Devices
Character Generator window
Creating Project
Properties
Loading Project
Deleting Project
Programming window
Programming tasks
Creating Programming
Opening Programming
Deleting Programming
Import Programming
Export Programming
Random Programming
Preview Actions
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6.4.
6.4.1.
6.4.2.
6.4.3.
6.4.4.
6.4.5.
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Searching material
Playout windows
Opening Programming
Character Generator
Insert Project
Playing out Programming
Preview
Playout Menu
IPlay Window
Pages and Cells
Pages and Cells Use
Material Playout

7. Shortcuts index
8. Glossary
9. Technical support

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1. Introduction
Thank you very much for having chosen Hardata hdxVideo Video Automation, a tool that will
help you manage and play back videos comfortably and efficiently. Your videos will be aired
instantly just with a click!
Hardata hdxVideo is a complete audiovisual material management system. Based on Hardata
hdxServer technology, it supplies a safe and flexible platform that will allow you to manage your
content access and destination easily.
Hardata hdxVideo allows you to edit material, insert markers, record it and adapt it to meet your
needs, all these just using a mouse from a friendly-user control panel.
You will have the chance to manage the ingest, programming and play out station from a single
monitor. The play out window Works with time zones that drop down in a tree shape for a better
view of its content. The software also includes a powerful character generator, where you will be
able to create projects with text, flash animations, images, and more. You will be able to play
these projects in the air.

Advantages
ƒ Easy to Use: It has a carefully designed user interface to make operative tasks and different
modules interaction easier.
ƒ Flexible: It allows you to play videos in many formats, such as Mpeg, DV, DivX, H.264 and
many others.
ƒ Open: It can be applied to networks and standard PCs.
ƒ Safe: It allows effective access control to material in your library.
ƒ Reliable: It is conceived to be reliable from its architecture to its execution.
ƒ Flash Animation Overlay: It allows you to include flash logos in your playout.
ƒ Character Generator included: This will give you the power of overlay any kind of text,
even dynamic text, hour, and images, over the emission programming.
ƒ Lower installation and operation cost: It includes an installation wizard, that will allow you
to configure the hole application in a quicker and easier way.
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Modules
ƒ Ingest: It allows entering and classifying material.
ƒ Playout: It manages play-out according to previously status rules.
ƒ Explorer: It provides a simple interface for audio-visual library database management.
ƒ Users: It keeps the users’ list and their licenses.
ƒ Audit: It generates play-out reports and records on actions performed by users.
ƒ Character Generator: It allows overlapping images, text and Flash animation in the playout.

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and images. Both versions include a powerful character generator that will give you the power of overlay any kind of text. 5 . even dynamic text. controlling external peripherals such as video servers. and also internal playback video cards. hour. over the emission programming. Cable content insertions. It works with a standard PC with a secondary video card output. Movie Version: Developed for small TV Stations and video studios.com Pág. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. advertising spaces. VTRs. Models PRO Version: Developed to manage administer the total automation of up to 4 TV stations. flash logos. It supports many digital video formats. Matrices and logo generators. in a professional to home way.hardata. Perfect for TV stations or cable or satellite signal heads.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 2.

6 . After selecting the language press the button Next to continue with the installation. Installation The InstallShield Wizard will assist you in the installation process that begins by selecting the language.com Pág. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 3. a welcome message box comes up.hardata. Then.

In the following step you will be asked about the installation type: hdxVideo with hdxServer or hdxVideo. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.hardata.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide You must read the contract displayed afterwards and accept its terms so as to continue the installation process.com Pág. 7 .

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In the next step the wizard will show you the location where it will install the data base, the
Storages. These locations can be changed, if you want.
If the database already exists, it will show a message telling that they will not be modified.

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If there is no database at all, and no Microsoft SQL Server is installed either, Microsoft SQL
Server 2005 will be installed automatically.

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Then, the Storage location- where the files corresponding to Materials (Audio, Video, Text, etc.)
will be saved- is indicated

Once these settings have been modified or accepted, the installation process begins by
pressing the button Install.

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Before that, the wizard will search for components already installed, if there is any.

Immediately after that, you must read the following text so that the devices configuration is set.

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hardata. a short “readme” showing simply and quickly how to continue with the first configuration steps and start-up window of the product comes out.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide At this point.com Pág. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. 12 .

If you want to run the wizard later. Setup Wizard. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. This wizard will help you to set up the workstation configuration in an easy way. 13 . you will see a new winwos called Setup Wizard.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 3. you can find it in the Setup Menu.1 Setup Wizard When you first run hdxVideo Movie. Fists of all. It will be automatically set in the language you chose in the installation.com Pág.hardata. the wizard will let you choose a language.

All the other windows will be set to Preview automatically. This is a global parameter. 14 . hit next.com Pág. you can manually add this attribute to the other windows if you want. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. The following step will configure the resolution that workstations will use. This will set the Video Output to Fullscreen + Preview to the window you select. you must choose an environment. It is important to know that only one window will have the Fullscreen attribute on. This is recommended to prevent and avoid emission mistakes.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide After selecting the language you want. Next.hardata. However. and will affect all the workstation that are connected to this server.

the application will be ready to be used. 15 .® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Finally. you will set the audio and video devices you want to control. The list will be filled with the devices previously installed on the system. In case you don’t have an additional video or audio device to use in Full screen mode. When the wizard is over.hardata.com Pág. you will be notified by the following message: Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.

com Pág. In this section we are going to enter in touch with the first steps of hdxVideo. As soon as the program executes.hardata. you can connect to the hdxServer and learn how to access. 16 . the User Name and Password is requested for login into the hdxServer. you go to Start->Programs->Hardata hdxVideo->hdxVideo-> hdxVideo. using the hdx User Manager. will appear a main window which shows the following information: Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. If it is the first time that you run the system. which indicates that the system is detecting the presence of the protection dongle of the software. which will allow you to do each of the tasks of automation in your video station. this will present the following window. When you executed it. which can be in your PC or in a specific terminal in your network (If you do not know this information consult with the responsible person from the area or with your network administrator). to each of the windows of hdxVideo. Work Environment buttons and menus. As being. or from the desktop across the hdxVideo shortcut. this one has a user created of the following way: Username: Administrator Password: Supervisor This user is a super administrator. With this user. Running the application: To run the program. Once time the hdxVideo is running. starting the application. but if it is allowed to change the password.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 4. you can create other administrator users or general users. who cannot be eliminated.

This button shows a menu that gives us the possibility of open a window of Ingest of the following way: This button shows a menu that gives us the possibility of open a Broadcast Window This button shows a menu that gives us the possibility of open a window of Programming for every station. which contains multiple pages with materials that can be emitted as a live assistant of a Program of studio.com Pág.hardata. 17 .® Hardata Hdx Video Date and Time User Name Video Automation User Guide Version of hdxVideo This button organizes and re-positions automatically the opened windows. This menu appears of the following way: This button allows us to change the user of the system without need to close the program and to return to open it. Example: This button shows a menu that gives us the possibility of open the IPlay Window. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.

In addition if you do click on the logo. thirty days. Once the time has expired. User’s Code. xp. 4. it will open a window. which allows you to change the user's code to the hdxVideo.1. you will place it in the dialog box. which will request you to enter a new code. When you obtain the new code. One week before the code expires hdxVideo will send a warning by opening a dialog box. iplay. or will do click in the logo of hdxVideo which finds in the upper right of the main window of controls to enter it.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Logo of the program: This one informs us the version of the product (pro. exchange). but will decline the security and safety level.hardata. 18 . With the purchase of the product. By which a new code will be requested to the company for the next period. hdxVideo will block the use of the product. measured in hours of use of the license: ten days. office. you obtain a user's code that interacts with the security dongle (hardlock) that uses the application. The customer agrees with Hardata and expiration date. Hardata will request you. The user's codes are foreseen to offer safety and represent the license of the product. The customer can also ask for a definitive code. etc. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. which will not request for a constant code change. your previous code and will provide the new one. In this moment you will have to communicate with Hardata to request the new code.com Pág.

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the video standard with which you will work can be set up.1.1. PAL or NTSC. to do so press the button Setup that drops down the following menu in which you must select one of the options to set up.1. Global Preferences In the option General.hardata. Setup The first step to be able to start working with hdxVideo is to set up the existing devices and to create the stations.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 5. 5. this option will let you use repeated material codes. 20 .com Pág. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Creating a Station To create a new station press the mouse right button while pointing at the option Stations and then select Add New Window. ƒ Allow repeating codes: If enable. Setup 5.

Editing a Station This option allows you to modify the name of a station. but select Delete Window instead.2. Deleting a Station To delete a station proceed similarly to the way to create it.1.3. 5. you will only be able to play one station.1. 5.hardata. Note: In Movie Version. 21 .com Pág.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide It is also possible to add a station by placing the cursor on the option Stations and pressing the button Add. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. In the new window you must assign a name to the created station and then accept or cancel if you change your mind.

hardata. Then. Terminal Preferences After creating a station. press Edit and the button Configure Devices will be enabled.com Pág. a window where all the controllers installed on your equipment are displayed will come out. you must set up the devices it will use.2. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 5. while placed on General. 22 .

0. while pointing at the option click on the mouse right button and click on Add. there are the options to Delete or to see the installed device properties pressing Properties….2. (This requires more CPU power) o Fullscreen (Black Magic): You will be able to play materials through the video output selected.1. Enhanced for BlackMagic Video Boards. to do so proceed as follows: Select the driver. press Add or else.1.hardata.6).2. 5.0. o Fullscreen: You will be able to play materials through the video output selected.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide For each driver you can create one or more devices (as in the case of Windows Media Video HDX Device Driver–(v1. Likewise. 23 . o Fullscreen + Preview: You will be able to play materials through the video output selected and have a preview monitor at the same time. there is Def_WM. ƒ Audio device ƒ Display mode: o Preview: You will be able to play materials through the preview monitor.com Pág. Setting up devices Video Engine HDX Device Driver [version 1.6] General Settiings ƒ Fullscreen video device: Monitor or Lcd selected for video output. or double-clicking on it. ƒ Render mode Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Def_WM-preview).

Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.com Pág. GPI HDX Device Driver [version 1.0. Usually the name of this direction is described before.1. This name and address must be the SAME that those set up in LPT properties.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Timing ƒ Preroll [TimeCode]: It is the time that takes the device to start up and stabilize the signal behavior. To corroborate it you must go to: Start -> Settings -> Control Panel. in this place you must do double click in the icon “System” and in the "Hardware" tab do click in the button “Device Manager”. there will be opened a window that shows in the shape of tree all the devices. ƒ 3BC: Usual address for LPT3. but it can be different. ƒ 278: Usual address for LPT2. and in the "Resources" tab there will appear a table "resource settings". In the item “Ports (COM and LPT) " you look for the LPT to use and do double click on it.6] ƒ 378: Usual address for LPT1.hardata. 24 . In that moment. where there is a column "setting" in which you will find the address of the LPT.

hardata. 278: Usual address for LPT2.0. 25 . ƒ Delay at GPI Event [Time Code]: Delay until a GPI event takes place.2.com Pág. ƒ Pin: The pin through which the GPI signal is played out must be indicated.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide LIVE HDX Device Driver [version 1. 3BC: Usual address for LPT3. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Parallel Port Settings ƒ Address: 378: Usual address for LPT1. Timing ƒ Preroll [TimeCode]: It is the time that takes the device to start up and stabilize the signal behavior. ƒ Force Events to End: Live window will close its transmission when the set up time have been completed.13] General Settings ƒ Wait for GPI Events: Live material will wait for a GPI signal to end transmission.

1.2. and you will be able to press the buttons that were grey before and now are black. Playout windows 5.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Windows Media Video HDX Device Driver [version 1.2.1.com Pág.hardata. Timing ƒ Preroll [TimeCode]: It is the time that takes the device to start up and stabilize the signal behavior. Devices To assign the devices to the Playout windows. The aspect of the window will change. 5. 26 .7] Settings ƒ Use Hi Resolution File: It uses the files in high resolution. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.0. the station to be set up is selected and then Edit.2.2.

a new window where you will be able to select. If you choose: the selected device will be removed.hardata.com Pág.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Add device Delete device Edit device If you press: afterwards. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.among other devices installedMedia Server and Matrix Channel comes out. 27 .

Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Output Events ƒ Playing Status: The pin through which you want to play out the “playing-back” status is set up. 5. you must create as many outputs as those needed not only in the Playout window but also in the Programming one.2. To work with more than one Live device. Input Events ƒ Action Play: The pin through which you want to play out the playback event is set up. 28 . ƒ Stopped Status: The pin through which you want to play out the “stopping” status is set up. you must set up this option and the input and output events.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide the selected one will be edited to change the choice.hardata.2. GPI Events If you have a GPI controller.2.com Pág. ƒ Action Stop: The pin through which you want to play out this GPI event is set up.

without need to do this action manually. when this one is saved from another Terminal. 29 . It is only used if Stop at the end of each segment is enabled. this option will automatically skip those clips with status equals to New. PlayOut Options Playout options ƒ Auto load next programming: When this option is enabled.2. the Playout window loads the following programming automatically when there are less than five minutes left to finish the current programming.com Pág. this option make a 5 seconds pause before loading the first clip of the following segment.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 5. ƒ Do not detect Input Events: This is a sub option of the previous one. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. ƒ Delay next segment pre-load on stop (5 seconds): If enabled.3. ƒ Auto-reload Programming: With this option activated the window of Emission reload the programming that has actually loaded. contributes the functionality of detecting or not the Incoming Events for GPI configured for the Emission's window when it is in Auto Mode.hardata. Playback Mode ƒ Non stop play of the entire programming: It does not stop playback until the end of programming. ƒ Do not play New state materials (only Edites or Ready): If enabled.2.

Programming windows In this window only the preview device must be set up. 5. Play Dev: It is the main playback device.4.3. it is already set up. Ingest Window In this window only one device must be assigned for each device of: previous and playback. ƒ Stop at the end of each clip (Stop at the end of each clip): It stops playback at the end of each clip.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide ƒ Stop at the end of each segment: It stops playback at the end of each segment.hardata.com Pág. likewise it was done in the Playout window. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. 5.2.2. 30 . This allows setting up the Playout window button Break so that when the window opens.

com Pág.5. Note: In Movie Version. you will be able to open one IPlay window by terminal.hardata. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.2. you will be able to open one Ingest window by terminal.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Preview Device: It is the device with which the material preview can be performed. Note: In Movie Version. 5. 31 . . IPlay window In this windows you will assign the playback device for IPlay.

com Pág. mark. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Child Clone: It is the clone itself. Live Material: Live material file.hardata. Command Material: GPI command type file. Parent Clone: It is the original material from which clones are generated. Use 6. 32 . Markers: In and Out.1. Ingest window In this working area you will be able to copy. search and perform all the necessary edition processes to get the materials needed for your programming from your video files. Monitor Materials List Category tree Material list Icons Digital Video: High resolution digital file. Not available material: Not available material.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6.

Buttons Play Stop Pause Frame Forward / Menu Time Go To / Go To Play In-Out Play out Go mark Out Go mark In Play: It plays back the selected material. Pause: It pauses during playback.1.1. Frame Backward: It winds back a frame. Stop: It stops playout.1.option. Frame Back: It winds back a frame.idem to Play.1. Jog + : It speeds up playback. “Menu” Button Actions This option has the functions of Playback. Stop.those aligned at the right. Jog . . Play Out: It plays back from de Mark In to Mark Out. the marks added to a file. Menu: It drops down a menu that will be described later.: It slows down playback complying with the scale present in button Play Rate.® Hardata hdxVideo Video Automation User Guide 6. Go Mark Out: It places the cursor in Mark Out. Frame Forward: It winds forward a frame. Pause and Rec buttons.1. to change the playback speed. as well as the quick execution keys. Play In-out: To play back between marks. Frame Forward: It winds forward a frame. 6. Go Mark In: It places the cursor in Mark In. In the center appear the functions Play Rate.

hardata. Visual Timer Mode: It shows the total video length or just what is between marks. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.com Pág. it also has the quick execution keys aligned at the right. 34 . Play Until Out Mark: It plays back until Out Mark.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide In the lower area it can be seen: Play between Marks: It plays back between Marks.when View Preview is enabled. View Preview If the monitor is not open. Markers This option allows inserting marks in material.the material to be edited can be previewed. press the Menu button and a window similar to the following one will come out where.

press the right button and select New from the drop-down list.1. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. (Outdated materialsl…).hardata.2.1.2. and a folder that works as the Windows recycle bin.where the material that is no longer needed will be saved for later destruction evaluation.3.1.com Pág.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Get Snapshot It captures the frame at that instant to place it as the material icon. 6. 35 .1. 6. Search It searches according to the word entered. Categories It is an explorer that displays the existing categories and also the options to show the search results (Search Results…). The search result will appear in the material list. Category creation Point with the mouse at the category or subcategory in which you want to create it.1. 6.

prefix and the number of material contained in the selected category.3. Show Subcategories Content: It shows the subcategories content contained in the selected category. 36 . Refresh Categories refreshes the screen containing the categories. The option Delete deletes the selected category provided that it is empty. Note: Category creation can also be performed with Hdx Explorer. by clicking on any category.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Assign a name to the category. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. because any change made in any other terminal is not updated immediately.hardata. 6.1. the material list contained in it will appear in the right window. a three-character prefix and also indicate from what index you want to start counting the ingested material. Properties: It shows the name. Selecting Material The explorer window displays the categories in which you will classify your material (be organized to be able to find the necessary material quickly).com Pág.

in the following way: Pointing at the material press the right button of the mouse and select properties.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6. New material This option allows registering in the system the existence of material in any of the storage devices. 37 . a card in which you must assign a title.1.com Pág. the ID number and the In and Out time codes will come out. you must set up the device through which it will be played back. Afterwards. New Material From Live After having created live material.4. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. you can do this from any window by modifying the properties in the material card. This process is carried out by pressing the right button of the mouse on the Material list and selecting New Material from and choosing the device where is it located.hardata.

hardata. 38 . they should not set it up in comments and will be free to add any comment. New Material From Command For the execution of GPI commands you have the chance to set some values in the “Comments” section of the material card. it should be entered as it is seen in the image: the text DeviceName=*****. This information is available in Air configuration window too. Refer to device manual to know about physical pins. MSecBeforeEnd=XXXX It runs the command at the time indicated before the end (if you want to execute 1 second before the end you must enter 1000). GPI=X It sets up the logical GPI number through which the GPI commands will be executed. (‘*****’.com Pág. represents the device name that must be written in the same way that in the Configuration window: it is case sensitive).® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide For the material to be played back with a device set up in Comments. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. if no output device is set up. if it is mistakenly done this way. Note: By default. the material will be played back in the first one that appears in the device list. in the following way: MSecSinceStart=XXXX It runs the command after the time indicated in milliseconds (if you want to execute 1 second since the start you must enter 1000). Note: MSecSinceStart and MsecBeforeEnd cannot be set up together because the command will be executed only once. GPIValue=(ON or OFF): The value entered as ON/OFF will be the value that PIN will take when executing the command. the first set up line will be taken into account. For those users who do not need other live outputs. the settings are the following: ƒ Type GPI: This type of command allows to move or execute a state of specific device PIN.

a good example would be: PlaybackMode=Auto or PlaybackMode=Manual.com Pág. ActionName=ActionValue: It indicates the action to realize and the value that assigns him. MSecSinceStart=XXXX: Ditto to command type GPI. or any other type of actions or functionality changes. Example: To specify the command type. MSecBeforeEnd=XXXX: Ditto to command type GPI. where the parameters must have the following way: CommandType=GENERAL: It specifies the command type. you must indicate it with the parameter: CommandType=XXXX (Ej: CommandType= GENERAL) ƒ Type GENERAL: This type of command allows you to realize actions on the application. 39 .® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Important: Please respect the format as it is shown in the example: upper and lower cases as well as blank spaces. satellite control (Local or Remote Mode). Example: Change to Automatic Mode Change to Manual Mode In the General tab the following items can be set up: Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.hardata. any mistake could prevent the commands from executing properly. like change the reproduction mode (Manual or Automatic Mode).

Clon Parent: In the case of being a “son” cloned material. Play Length: It is the length of the material to be played out.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Title: Material title. Code: Code number. Comments: You can add comments about the material.hardata. the “father” material from which it was cloned is detailed in that field. In the Others tab the Status can be set up: Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. 40 . External Material ID: This is the material code in case it exists in a Media Server. considering the In and Out Marks. Total Length: It is the material actual length.com Pág. Kill Date: It is the date in which the system will send the material to To Kill folder. Material ID: Is it the code by which material is recognized in hdxServer. TapeID: ID number of tape containing the type tape material.

related to the playback medium. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Class can also be set up: Commercial: It is a material that belongs to the Commercial type. Category: It is the category to which the material belongs. Modified by: User who modified the material.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide New: New material. musical material. Program: It is specifically a show. Clip: Videoclips. Promotion: This is a promo material (for example some of the shows to be promoted). Created by: User who created the material. Links: It is the button that connects to the folder in which the material is stored. Edited: If the material has been processed.com Pág. Type: It is the material type. Modified Date: Date and time in which the material was modified. 41 . Created Date: Creation date and time. Storage: It is the folder in which the material is stored. Ready: If it is ready for playout.hardata.

Optional In the Optional tab. the Time code where the material starts can be entered. you will be able to enter additional data such as Album.com Pág. In: It is a start mark made inserted in the material. Play Length: It is the length between marks. if it is a tape.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Time Codes In the TimeCodes tab the Start and End time. Year. and the In and Out (introduction or final comments) if there is any. End: Same as mentioned before.hardata. 42 . Out: It is an end mark made inserted in the material. but with End time code. and other customized data.are set up: Start: It depends on the material source. Total Length: It is the material total length. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.

Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.5. press Open. showing in which available store media you want to save the material.1.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6.com Pág. Importing material Click the right button of the Mouse on the material list and select Import Files To. After searching and finding the file place. 43 .hardata.

1. Exporting Material Hi Res File materials can be exported to the desired destination from some of the storage units.com Pág.6. 6. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. 44 . When it has finished. a card to complete the file identification data comes out.hardata.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Once the file has been selected the import process starts.

45 .1. Backing up Material If you Select Backup Materials you can back up your materials or store them temporarily in some storage medium to delete from your devices material you are not using momentarily.com Pág. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.hardata.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide This window shows the export progress. 6.7.

hdt extension file. press Open and the restoring process begins. Restoring Material If you backed up some materials you were not using any longer and you want to restore them.1. once you found it.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6. 46 .8. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. press the right button of the mouse and select Restore material From Backup.hardata.com Pág. Then it asks you the file access path from where you want to restore the material: look for a .

By pressing OK this material is not restored and it remains with the rest of the material until another material within this category is found. the video progress is shown in the status bar. Ignore: When there are materials to be restored. this message appears. a warning message shows up. 6. 47 .9. Playing back Material Once the material is selected press Play. You can accept it. Accept (OK): When you restore many materials and some or many of them already exist.1. Playback speed can be changed by selecting another one from the PLAY RATE drop-down menu (regular speed is 1 x). Stop Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.hardata.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide If the material exists. this message will not show up again. If the monitor is enabled. Cancel: It cancels the whole operation. Otherwise.com Pág. cancel it or ignore it. This method restores the four files stored by the backup process. press Ignore and it will restore all the materials that it is possible to restore. it will display the content.

48 .1.hardata. Play between Marks From Menu button Æ Actions Æ Play between Marks.10.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Play Jog It can also be played back from the Menu button selecting Play or by pressing quick execution key F1. press Menu Æ Actions Æ Play until Out Mark 6.com Pág. Markers Frame Backward Frame Forward Pause Play In-Out Play Out Go In Mark Go Mark Out Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. If you want to play back from Mark In to Mark Out.

select from the Menu: Delete Mark In or Delete Mark Out. Under Outdated Materials. there is another option called Not Played Since. the first option is used if you change the window and want to come back again. The second option consists of a folder where material is store for assessing its destruction later. You can also use the button Go Mark In or Go Mark Out. Go to markers To place the cursor on a marker. select from the Menu: Go Mark In (for Mark In) or Go Mark Out (for Mark Out). To do so write the title or one word of it in the field Search and the search result shows up in the materials frame. either complete or part of it. 6. you go back to the window showing the search results.11.hardata. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Creating markers When you want to make a marker on material it must be located on the exact place (using either Pause. so if you press this option.com Pág. In Categories window there are two options called: Search result and To Kill.1. select Set Mark In to Mark In and Set mark out if you want to Mark Out. which is a quick access to those files that were not playback in a specific period of time. Search/Find HdxVideo searches by title. 49 . Deleting Markers To delete markers from a material. Frame Backward or Frame Forward) and pressing the Menu button.

Items can be text. You will se every item reflected in real time in the preview window. 50 . save and delete your projects.2. Reload Devices It reloads the drives set up in the window. images or even flash animations. In addition. Character Generator Window This window will let you create.com Pág. 6. every item contains different properties which can be set as you want. Inside each project you will be able to include many kind of items.14. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Pressing the right button of the mouse and then Programming → Refresh the category that is visualized on the screen will be updated adding or removing the materials corresponding to the modifications realized by other terminals. open. Refresh When you are working at creation of materials from different terminals could be happen that you do not see in all the same information.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6.hardata.1. 6.1.13.

® Hardata Hdx Video New Project Load Project Save Project Delete Project Video Automation User Guide Test Project 6.2. click the button. Creating Projects To create a new project. Recommended values are between 0. you will be able to set the following properties: ƒ Fade In: It is the time the projects lasts to appear into the screen. It is Recommended not to modify this value.2. Once created you can set its properties and add items. Recommended values are between 0.1.5 to 2 secs. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. ƒ Versión: Shows the version of the current project.com Pág. Projects Properties In the Properties tab. 6. 51 . ƒ Fade Out: It is the time the projects lasts to disappear into the screen.2.5 to 2 secs.hardata.

Artist.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Add Items From the Items tab. and Title. If an item is not checked. Year. you can load the Optional fields of a material like the Album. ƒ Text from DB: You can load text from the Server Database. You can also load every field of the Material Property window. you can manipulate it changing its properties. 52 .hardata. you will see a green rectangle associated to each text. ƒ Hour: It returns the system hour. Properties Once added the Text Item. press the +Text button and select the text source of your preference. ƒ Text from file: It reads a text file and shows its content on screen. The sources are: ƒ Text: Assign a text by writing it. you can add items to the Project. If the option Show Text Box is enabled.com Pág. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. This will show you which the area of the text Item is. Text Items To add a Text item. though added. For example. won’t appear in the screen.

ƒ Font: You can configure the font family. ƒ Text/Field: It contains the text showed on screen. just press the button +Image and select the source of your preference: ƒ Image: Loads the image from a file. this is the path of the file. type and size you want. Movement: Sets the speed and the direction of the text movement.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide ƒ Name: Identification name of the item. ƒ Text Color ƒ Outline Width ƒ Outline Color ƒ Left: Indicates the initial position of text in screen in horizontal direction. you can specify till where the text will scroll. ƒ Text file: When the source is a text file. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. If the value is negative. Movement: Sets the speed and the direction of the text movement. ƒ H. ƒ Loop: When checked. 53 . Image Items To add an Image Item. ƒ V. when you use horizontal movement. ƒ Top: Indicates the initial position of text in screen in vertical direction. ƒ Width: Indicates the path width of the text. the movement is opposite direction. If the value is negative. ƒ Height: Indicates the path width of the text. the movement is repeated.hardata. the movement is opposite direction. ƒ Alpha: You can adjust the transparence of the item. when you use vertical movement.com Pág. ƒ Image from snapshot: Loads the image from the snapshot picture of the material that is being played during the project. you can specify till where the text will scroll.

ƒ Top: Indicates the initial position of text in screen in vertical direction. just press the button +Flash and select the source of your preference: Propiedades Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. ƒ Alpha: You can adjust the transparence of the item.hardata. Flash Animation Items To add a Flash Animation Item.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Once loaded. You can set its properties by modifying the following values: Properties ƒ Name: Identification name of the item. the image is shown in a preview field.com Pág. ƒ Left: Indicates the initial position of text in screen in horizontal direction. ƒ Image File:This is the path of the file. 54 .

ƒ Left: Indicates the initial position of text in screen in horizontal direction. ƒ Loop: When checked. 55 . the animation is repeated. ƒ Smooth ƒ Output frame Delete Items To delete an item of the project.hardata. 6. ƒ Alpha: You can adjust the transparence of the item. ƒ SWF File: This is the path of the file. just click the select the project you want to open. A list will be shown in which you can Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.2. ƒ Top: Indicates the initial position of text in screen in vertical direction. and press Delete button. Loading Projects To load an existing project. Just select the item you want to delete.com Pág. button.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide ƒ Name: Identification name of the item.3.

just click the can select the project you want to delete.4. 56 . Deleting Projects To delete an existing project.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6. A list will be shown in which you 6.hardata. Programming window The programming of the day or that of the following ones is created here. We can see a Preview window and another one for programmed segments that work like that of the playout window. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.3. button.2.com Pág.

Creating Programming It is necessary to have Ingest window open to create programming.com Pág. 57 . Programming Tasks 6. If you start with a new programming.1.3.3.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6.hardata.1. a time segment can be created pressing the right button of the mouse while pointing the cursor at Playlist and selecting Segments → New… Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.1.

com Pág. Once the segment is created. click on the material and without releasing the mouse button drag it to the Playlist and drop it in the segment in which you want to program it. The latter shape shows that you can drop it in that area and then it will be programmed. segment creation order determines the playout order. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. that is the addition result of the materials length. from Playback window. there is no chronological order so that the programming is played out without a schedule control though there is an estimate playout time length. To create another segment repeat the previous steps. this is shown in Programming Segment window. HdxVideo will automatically create a segment and will ask for the previous data. you can program material with this method that.hardata. Note that the mouse pointer turns into a circle crossed with a line and then into a rectangle. 58 . if you wish. from now on. in Description in the New Segment window and assign a schedule. Programmed material is appears in Playlist as well as the segment length. Drag & Drop. you will use in this window as well as in Playout window. If Playlist is empty and no segment has been created so far.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Assign a name to the segment. when attempting to program material.

if its date matches the date it is being modified. Programming date is assigned in the Playlist titles bar. Once programming is saved. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.com Pág. 59 .hardata. Pressing the right button of the mouse a window where you can select Programming → Save…comes out. Select Programming date on Save Programming window.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Save the programming once you have finished it or if you decide to finish it some other time. the following warning appears at the right bottom corner of the screen of all the terminals using Programming window.

It can be selected either from the calendar or from the Programming tab of the created programming list. 60 . Edit segment Press the right button of the mouse and then Segments → Edit. Programming update Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. as we said before.hardata. the segment creation order matches the playout order so by this option a segment can be added after an existing one.3.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide hdxVideo is suggesting you to refresh the screen to update the programming that has been modified from another terminal. 6. To do so press the secondary button of the mouse while pointing at the segment located before the position where you want to insert the segment and select Segments Æ Insert… from the emerging menu. Insert segment This option enables you to insert a segment within a programming because.1.2. and a window to modify schedule or description comes out.com Pág. Opening Programming To open Programming select Programming → Open and programming date.

you can write it in a word processor (like Word or WordPad). Deleting Programming Press the right button of the mouse and then Programming → Delete and select the programming date to be deleted. Below there is an example of how you should write the commercial blocks of the day: /10:30:00 Block 1 AVI00001 AVI00001 76 +COM00006 AVI00002 /12:42:10 Block 2 AVI00001 MUS007 (Hour of starting of the block with the bar ahead) (Code of the materials that belongs to the block) (It is possible to add the Traffic Index –optional-) (Code of the command associated with before material) (The block description after the hour) If you want to specifty the description of the block you must put it after the hour of starting of the block.4. the character “. like the example shows.3.hardata. this one will ask if you want to save the changes. 6.1. 6. the programming will be refreshed in base to the last time that it was saved.com Pág.3.1. There are some separators (between the hour and the description) supported. you can use the space character “ ” (like the example).® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide When working on programming from different terminals it is possible that not all of them display the same information.3. then take it in a diskette to the station and to import it from the Programming window. when the Refresh is executed. Import Programming If you wish to build in your PC the commercial grill and you don’t have HDX Video installed and you have or remember the code of the advertising to be added. 61 .” (for example: /12:54:20.” or “. Pressing the right button of the mouse and then Programming → Refresh. If besides from the own terminal some change had been made. If we save them then no modification will take place in the programming and the updates in other terminals will be done on the basis of this one recently saved. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.Bloque 3).

5.txt. to import from a Programming window in hdxVideo. a message will warn you about this. then insert every block and then Drag and Drop of every material that is inside of the text file generated with the material codes. You must press the right button of the mouse and select from the popup menu Programming → Export To → Txt … 6. In the case that the text file contains codes that they are not in the database. you must press the right button of the mouse and select from the popup menu Programming → Import From→ Txt … Once time opened the file to import.hardata. pressing the right button of the mouse a menu drops down where you can select Random Programming option and the following window appears: Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. you only need to set up some formats and then follow just a few steps to create the desired length programming. and there will be given the possibility of saving them in another file for his later evaluation.com Pág.1.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Once time created and saved the file with the extension . You can create a new segment or create programming into an existing segment.6. 6. Import a programming from a text file is equal to create a new programming.3.txt. Export Programming You can export an existent programming to a file with the extension . the process of import of programming begins. 62 .3. Random Programming This function creates a random programming automatically.1.

63 . If you press it the following window shows up: As it can be seen.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Here a given random programming time can be scheduled. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.hardata. Creating formats In Random Programming window there is an Edit Formats button. Then press OK and a sequence of materials appear in your Playlist completing the indicated time. setting up the format (creating formats is explained in the next chapter) and length. If the format has few short materials they will be repeated within the list until they reach the set up length. there are some formats already. but if you need to add one just press Add button.com Pág.

com Pág.hardata. add a format description in the Extended tab.it can be one or several. The next screen shows the Playlist appearance with the insertion of a Random Programming. 64 . Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Assign a name to the format and if you wish. press Ok to save them.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Then select the categories for which you are creating the format. Once the formats are created.

3.2. 6.com Pág.hardata. Preview Actions They are the actions that can be performed to preview the programming materials and they match the Preview window buttons. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Note: This feature is also available in Playout window. 65 .

Removing Programming material It can be executed by using the Unprogram option and then accepting the confirmation window.3. 66 . search the next one Find next. The button Yes to All accepts to replace several materials if they have been selected to be replaced. Replacing material Having both Programming and Ingest windows open. select a material from Ingest window and then press Replace …in Programming window while pointing at the material to be replaced.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6. Searching Material With this option you can search materials Find…. it searches the next material having this name or word. then accept confirmation.hardata.com Pág.3. Properties… Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.

67 . code. can be changed.4. Next and Break and 3 timers buttons are also available in it.hardata. Playout window This window shows a monitor where you can see what is being aired. 6.com Pág. Stop.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide It shows the material properties allowing its edition to be able to modify them. Pressing Edit. Play. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. title. etc.

® Hardata Hdx Video Regresive segment TimeCode Video Automation User Guide Total length Regresive material TimeCode Stop Next Play Auto Play Segment backward Time Code: It countdowns time length of the segment. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.hardata. Stop and Pause buttons are available here as well as the timer showing the remaining time code of the material and a playback progress bar. 68 . Preview While a programming is being aired.com Pág. Play. Segment Total Time Code: It is the total time length of the segment. Material Remaining Time Code: It is the backward Time Code of the material being played back. some of the materials can be watched with this window before they are played out.

hardata. these played back materials will appear in white). If you Pág. The materials that are being played back appear in red. the material appearing as next in violet and the already played back materials appear in pink (while this date programming is active. Programming Segments This window shows the programmed segments and it can be closed by pressing double click on the segments. To do so press the right button of the mouse and select Segments → Expand or Expand all (the latter will expand all segments). one or all the expanded segments can be seen. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. which can be displayed just as a segment list or as a segments and materials list as well.com . materials list segments can be expanded or contracted. if the window is closed and opened again. If you wish.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Playlist The programmed segments list to be aired is shown here. 69 .

it always opens with the programming of the day. You can choose a particular date from the Programming Date calendar or press on the Programming tab and select from the dates list of created programmings.4. Opening Programming When the playout window is opened... Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.com Pág. To open another one.1.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6.hardata. press the right button of the mouse pointing at the Playlist area and select Programming → Open. 70 .

hardata. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.2 Programming window (Page 60). it can be created then executing the same process as in 5. 71 .® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide If there is no programming created.com Pág.

You will be able to stop the reproduction pressing the button Stop . 72 . Next. If you press (Next) the actual reproduction will be stopped and the following material will begin to be reproduced. Playing out Programming Playout can start from the first programmed segment or from where you mark the material. If previously you do click and select any material of the list the actual reproduction will be stopped and will begin to reproduce the above mentioned material. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. You can also use Emission Actions → Play list where Stop. the day corresponding to that date will be loaded in the Playlist. The following days programming will be loaded successively because this activity is designed for a never ending programming. then press If you need to play back by segments.com Pág. provided it is active. it will play back till the end of the segment and will not continue until Play is pressed again.hardata. During programming playout the material that is being played back is red as well as the segment being aired in the Programming Segments window. even though a programming does not belong to the playout date.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6. During playout programming can be watched in the monitor. because the previous date programming is deleted from this Playlist. Highlighted material will turn maroon and while it is played back it will turn red. the next day programming is loaded though the day has not yet ended. and will become active. As soon as the day first segment of that programming is played out. when pressing Play the day programming will start being played back and 5 minutes before the end. Once the material is played back it remains pink and it keeps this color while this playout window is open or while Playlist date does not change.4. press Play. Break and quick execution keys can be found.4.

Preview All the materials can be previewed through the Preview monitor even if programming is being played out at the moment.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6. If you want to air what you are watching in Preview. Play.com Pág.4. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.5. Pause and Stop keys can be used in this operation. For example. 73 . highlight the material you need to check and press Play from the Preview window.hardata. skipping the rest of the programming. just press Next and it will be played out at once. The highlighted material turns red.

Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. 6. it is ready for playback. it is ready to use. Once the material is within the cell. etc.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 6. IPlay (Instant Play) window IPlay and Air windows work similarly though IPlay window task is to play out from a “list” having up to 2 materials. Flash or some TV studio background.com Pág.hardata..6. 6. Each of the ten Pages contains a twenty cells matrix where you can store playback material.5.2 Pages and Cells Use To fill the cells with the material to be set up. When the window is opened the first remarkable feature you come across is the window visual split in Pages and Cells. just open a Ingest window and drag materials from that window to the desired IPlay window cell. It can be used to launch incidental advertising about the materials being played out in your stations as well. 6.4. the Preview and Programming boards and the Air or Preview monitor. which can be applied for News launch.1 Pages and Cells After Iplay window has been set up and opened.5. 74 . Playout Menu This menu allows you to enable (if you tick the options) or disable (if you unmark them). It also gives you the chance to loop the current playback material.5.

com Pág. is stored by user. then play it back clicking again or pressing Play.5. You can also adjust the current material playback speed before or during its playback. so each user has its own 10 pages material arrangement. open the contextual menu on the position to be emptied and then select “Clear”. To rename some material placed in one cell. the external device already has the material ready for playback. but as change the speed it will not reproduce it in loop automatically. It means that it will reproduce only the actual one in reproduction. If there is a material being played back (red) the following highlighted material will be green. If you do and you have selected a material as next. ƒ Red: ‘Playing’ status. select “Rename” option… This material arrangement within the pages.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide To clean a cell. the external device is searching material. It also has a Jog bar similar to that of Ingest window to be able to move over the material that is being played out at the different speeds. 6. which indicates that you have this material selected to reproduce. ƒ Green: ‘Ready’ status. 75 .3 Material Playout To play back a material just select it with a click. Such speed ranges from 0. the material is being played back. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.3x (very slow) up to 8x (very fast). the state of this one will be a light green.hardata. The cell changes color 3 times: ƒ Yellow: ‘Seeking’ status.

so that you can select a material to play back and while it being played out. To pause a material. Press button Next to skip to the next selected material. press Stop button.com Pág. To remove the following material to be played back from the list and prevent it from being played back next. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. To play back material in cycles. The button turns on if the device set up for this window allows its use. Material will twinkle until pause is released and playback is resumed. To cut playout or to download a selected material. 76 . execute the contextual menu over the next item and then select “Unselect Next” option. press Pause button during its playback.hardata. To end this playback mode. press button Loop while such material is being played back.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide To play back IPlay window may keep a list of up to two items. press this button again and the list will go to the following selected material once the current one being played back has finished. or playback ends if there is no other selected material. you can selected another one from other cell to be played back once the first material has finished.

Ctrl+Del Go to Material Category It goes to the selected material category.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 7. or attach it to another category. Shift+Ctrl+A New It allows creating a new subcategory. F8 Menu button ► Actions ► Stop It stops playback. Alt+Left Menu button ► Actions ► Frame Forward It winds forward a frame. Alt+Right Menu button ► Actions ► Pause Playback Pause F3 Menu button ► Actions ► Play It plays back material F1 Menu button ► Actions ► Play+ It Plays back speeding up Alt+Up Menu button ► Actions ► Play- It Plays back slowing down speed Alt+Down Menu button ► Actions ► Play between Mark It Plays back between Marks F7 Menu button ► Actions ► Play Until Out Marks It plays back until Out Mark. 77 . Shortcuts index Ingest window shortcuts Menu button ► Actions ► Frame Back It winds back a frame.hardata. Shift+Ctrl+L Delete It deletes the sslected material or category. F2 Menu button ► Get Snapshot It gets snapshot Ctrl+G Menu button ► Markers ► Go Mark In It goes to Mark In F11 Menu button ► Markers ► Go Mark Out It goes to Mark Out F12 Menu button ► Markers ► Set Mark In It sets Mark In F9 Menu button ► Markers ► Set Mark Out It sets Mark Out F10 Clone Material It creates a new material access to modify.com Pág. Ctrl+N Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.

Ctrl+U Paste It pastes. Ctrl+F Materials ► Find Next It searches/Finds the following material. Ctrl+R Search for Clones It searches for material Clones. F Materials ► Replace It replaces material.com Pág. Ctrl+C Cut It cuts the selected material. Ctrl+End Segments ► Edit It edits a segment to modify it. Shift+Ctrl+S Select All It selects all materials. Ctrl+Home Segments ► New It creates a new segment.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Properties It shows material properties card. Ctrl+R Refresh Categories It refereshes/updates the information in categories window screen. Ctrl+PgUp Segments ► Expand All It expands All the segments. Ctrl+P Materials ► Unprogram It unprograms material.hardata. Shift+Ctrl+E Segments ► Expand It expands a segment to see the materials it contains. Shift+Ctrl+N Segments ► Insert It inserts a new segment following another one. Ctrl+X Materials ► Find It searches/ Finds materials. Ctrl+A Small Icons See Small Icons. Ctrl+V Preview ► Pause It previews ► It pauses Ctrl+F3 Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Ctrl+K Reload Devices Show Subcategories Content Ctrl+Alt+R It shows all Subcategories Content. Ctrl+Enter Refresh It refreshes/updates the screen information. Ctrl+H Programming window shortcuts Segments ► Collapse It closes the selected segment. 78 . Ctrl+I Show Marker Icons It shows marks. Shift+Ctrl+I Copy It copies the selected material. Ctrl+PgDn Segments ► Collapse All It closes all Programming segments.

Ctrl + B Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. Ctrl+I Show Marker Icons It shows marks. Ctrl+X Emission Actions ► Play It Plays back. Ctrl+PgUp Segments ► Expand All It expands All the segments. 79 . Ctrl+O Programming ► Refresh It refreshes/Updates the programming you are Working on.com Pág. Ctrl+End Segments ► Edit It edits a segment to modify it.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Preview ► Play It previews ► It plays back Ctrl+F1 Preview ►Stop It previews ► It stops Ctrl+F2 Programming ► Delete It deletes a selected date programming. F2 Emission Actions ► Pause It Pause playback. Ctrl+D Programming ► New It opens a new programming. Shift+Ctrl+N Break It plays back until the end of the segment. Ctrl+C Cut It cuts the selected material. F3 Emission Actions ► Next It plays back the following one. Ctrl+PgDn Segments ► Collapse All It closes all Programming segments. Ctrl+B Copy It copies the selected material. F1 Emission Actions ► Stop It stops playback. Ctrl+Home Segments ► New It creates a new segment. Ctrl+K Playout window shortcuts Segments ► Collapse It closes the selected segment. Ctrl+R Programming ► Save It saves the current programming. Ctrl+S Properties It shows material properties card. Ctrl+N Programming ► Open It opens an already existing programming. Ctrl+Enter Small Icons See Small Icons. F5 Emission Actions ► Break It plays back until the end of the segment. Shift+Ctrl+E Segments ► Expand It expands a segment to see the materials it contains.hardata.

Alt+Enter Small Icons See Small Icons. Ctrl+K Frame Back It winds back a frame. Ctrl+N Programming ► Open It opens an already existing programming. Ctrl+U Paste It pastes.com Pág. Alt+Right New New. Ctrl+S Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www. F5 Pause Pause.hardata. Alt+Left Frame Forward It winds forward a frame. F3 Programming ► Delete It deletes a selected date programming. Ctrl+V Preview ► Pause It previews ► It pauses Ctrl+F3 Preview ► Play It previews ► It plays back Ctrl+F1 Preview ► Stop It previews ► It stops Ctrl+F2 Properties It shows material properties card. Ctrl+D Programming ► New It opens a new programming. 80 . Ctrl+P Materials ► Unprogram It unprograms material.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide Insert Tape Enter Videotape ID Number. Ctrl+R Programming ► Save It saves the current programming. Ctrl+O Programming ► Refresh It refreshes/Updates the programming you are Working on. Ctrl+N Next Following one. Ctrl+T Materials ► Find It searches/ Finds materials. F Materials ► Replace It replaces material. Ctrl+F Materials ► Find Next It searches/Finds the following material. Ctrl+I Show Marker Icons It shows marks.

When markers or other modifications are required.® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 8. Materials are physically stored in a device. materials can be clonned refering back to the physical material position and by modifying the Clon. 81 . Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.com Pág. the original will not be modified. Glossary Clon: It refers back to an existing material.hardata.

com Pág.com frequently. Hardata hdxVideo © 2009 Hardata www.hardata. Do not forget to visit our website www. There you will find all our new products line. Technical Support Hardata provides you with e-mail or telephone technical support.hardata.com. If you have any problem do not doubt to contact us at +54 11 4650 3110 or send an email to tech@hardata. 82 .® Hardata Hdx Video Video Automation User Guide 9.