In This Article:

  1. Live
  2. Foldback
  3. Advanced
  4. Transitions


To access the Options menu in EasyWorship, click Edit in the main menu, then click Options.



Live


Select Output Monitor


This is where you can setup how and where EasyWorship sends its output to the audience.

  1. Output Monitor : This dropdown button allows you to set the screen or location you wish to send the EasyWorship output to.
  2. Output Format: Allows you to select the format you wish to send to the NewTek Tricaster over your local network connection. This option is only available when selecting the NewTek AirSend option from the Output Monitor dropdown.
  3. Output Position: Shows you where EasyWorship is sending its output to by pixel location. If custom position is select from the Output Monitor drop down, you will enter the location you want EasyWorship to send its output to in these fields.
  4. Alpha Channel: This dropdown button allows you to select which output to send alpha channel content to. This option is not available if you have selected the NewTek AirSend output from the Output Monitor dropdown.
  5. Monitor Setup Button: Opens the Windows Display Settings window to allow you to extend your windows Desktop to another screen or change other display settings without having to close EasyWorship.


Screen Margins


This area allows you to customize the screen margins, i.e., fine-tuning the placement of EasyWorship content on the output screen.

  1. Left: Left margin setting.
  2. Right: Right margin setting.
  3. Top: Top margin setting.
  4. Bottom: Bottom margin setting.

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Song


This area of the Options menu allows you to change the default settings for songs, i.e., the look and feel of song text and margins being displayed to your audience.


Song Font Button

  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.
  4. Margins Tab: This tab allows you to set the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom margin settings.
  5. Formatting Tab: This tab allows you to customize song text formatting.
    • Auto Sizing - select "Do not auto size text" if you want to turn auto sizing off, or select "Resize text to fit element" to turn auto sizing on (check the box next to "Normalize text size across slides" if you want EasyWorship to automatically make text on all slides the same size).
    • Word Wrapping - check this box to turn automatic word wrapping on.
    • Capitalize all words - check this box to automatically make all words appear in call caps.
    • Capitalize first word of each line - check this box to automatically capitalize the first word of each line in a song.


Label Font Button


To the left of the Label Font Button is a checkbox that says Show Verse/Chorus Label. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to display labels that have been entered into your song, e.g., Verse, Chorus, Bridge, etc.


  1. Font Tab: this tab allows you to select the default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off , and set the Opacity (transparency) and alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.


Copyright Info Button


To the left of the Copyright Info Button is a checkbox that says Display Copyright Information. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to display Copyright info on song slides when displaying to the audience.


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.
  4. Margins Tab: This tab allows you to set the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom margin settings.


The License Info field allows you to enter your CCLI or other copyright license number to be displayed on songs that require copyright information to be displayed.


Scripture


This area of the Options menu allows you to enable/disable support for displaying scriptures (turns EasyWorship's Scripture tab on/off) and customize the default settings for scriptures, i.e., the look and feel of scripture text and margins being displayed to your audience.

At the top of the Scripture Attributes area is a checkbox that says Enable support for displaying scriptures. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to enable support for displaying scriptures (turns EasyWorship's Scripture tab on).


Scripture Font Button


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.
  4. Margins Tab: This tab allows you to set the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom margin settings.

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Verse Font Button


To the left of the Verse Font Button is a checkbox that says Show verse numbers. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to enable verse numbering in the scripture text.


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.


Reference Font


To the left of the Reference Font Button is a checkbox that says Show Reference. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to show the scripture reference on the output screen.


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.


Other Reference & Scripture Options


  1. Reference Location allows you to place the scripture reference Before Each Slide, After Each Slide or After Each Passage
  2. Show Complete Passage: when this box is checked, the complete scripture passage reference will be visible on every slide instead of showing the reference for only the passages on the current slide being displayed
  3. Reference Indent: when this box is checked, EasyWorship indents the scripture reference.
  4. Abbreviated Book Names: when this box is checked, EasyWorship will abbreviate the book name in the scripture reference when this option is checked.
  5. Break on new verse: when this box is check, this option tells EasyWorship to create a new slide for every verse.
  6. Minimum font size before breaking slide: this option allows you to set a limit on how small the text in a scripture slide can appear before creating a new slide.


Presentation


This area of the Options menu allows you to customize the default fonts for the Title, Subtitle, and Content slides in your Presentations, i.e., the default look and feel for fonts in the Presentation slides you create under the Presentations Tab in EasyWorship.


Title Font Button


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.
  4. Margins Tab: This tab allows you to set the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom margin settings.
  5. Formatting Tab: This tab allows you to customize song text formatting.
    • Auto Sizing - select "Do not auto size text" if you want to turn auto sizing off, or select "Resize text to fit element" to turn auto sizing on (check the box next to "Normalize text size across slides" if you want EasyWorship to automatically make text on all slides the same size).
    • Word Wrapping - check this box to turn automatic word wrapping on.
    • Capitalize all words - check this box to automatically make all words appear in call caps.
    • Capitalize first word of each line - check this box to automatically capitalize the first word of each line in a song.
    • Automatically capitalize the first character of these words - check this box to automatically capitalize the first character of the words listed below when they are used in a title slide.


Content Font Button


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.
  4. Margins Tab: This tab allows you to set the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom margin settings.
  5. Formatting Tab: This tab allows you to customize song text formatting.
    • Auto Sizing - select "Do not auto size text" if you want to turn auto sizing off, or select "Resize text to fit element" to turn auto sizing on (check the box next to "Normalize text size across slides" if you want EasyWorship to automatically make text on all slides the same size).
    • Word Wrapping - check this box to turn automatic word wrapping on.
    • Capitalize all words - check this box to automatically make all words appear in call caps.
    • Capitalize first word of each line - check this box to automatically capitalize the first word of each line in a song.
    • Automatically capitalize the first character of these words - check this box to automatically capitalize the first character of the words listed below when they are used in a title slide.

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Foldback


At the top of the Foldback Options area is a checkbox that says Enable support for display Foldback (stage display). Checking this box allows EasyWorship to take advantage of a third video output to display content for stage monitors.


Select Output Monitor


Here you’ll find all of the settings needed to setup how and where EasyWorship sends its output to the display foldback.

  1. Output Monitor: This dropdown allows you to set the screen or location to which the EasyWorship output foldback content will be sent.
  2. Custom Position: These fields show you where EasyWorship is sending its foldback content to by pixel location. If custom position is selected from the Output Monitor drop down, this is where you will enter the location you want EasyWorship to send its output to.
  3. Screen Margins: These fields allow you to fine-tune the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom screen margins so EasyWorship's content displays properly on the foldback screen.


Song


The Song Attributes window allows you to change the default settings for songs, i.e., the look and feel of song text and margins being displayed to your audience.


Song Font Button


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.
  4. Margins Tab: This tab allows you to set the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom margin settings.
  5. Formatting Tab: This tab allows you to customize song text formatting.
    • Auto Sizing - select "Do not auto size text" if you want to turn auto sizing off, or select "Resize text to fit element" to turn auto sizing on (check the box next to "Normalize text size across slides" if you want EasyWorship to automatically make text on all slides the same size).
    • Word Wrapping - check this box to turn automatic word wrapping on.
    • Capitalize all words - check this box to automatically make all words appear in call caps.
    • Capitalize first word of each line - check this box to automatically capitalize the first word of each line in a song.
    • Automatically capitalize the first character of these words - check this box to automatically capitalize the first character of the words listed below when they are used in a title slide.


Label Font Button


To the left of the Label Font Button is a checkbox that says Show Verse/Chorus Label. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to display labels that have been entered into your song, e.g., Verse, Chorus, Bridge, etc.


  1. Font Tab: this tab allows you to select the default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off , and set the Opacity (transparency) and alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.


Scripture


The Scripture Attributes window allows you to enable/disable support for displaying scriptures (turns EasyWorship's Scripture tab on/off) and customize the default settings for scriptures, i.e., the look and feel of scripture text and margins being displayed to your audience.

At the top of the Scripture Attributes area is a checkbox that says Enable support for displaying scriptures. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to enable support for displaying scriptures (turns EasyWorship's Scripture tab on).

Scripture Font Button


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.
  4. Margins Tab: This tab allows you to set the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom margin settings.

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Verse Font Button


To the left of the Verse Font Button is a checkbox that says Show verse numbers. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to enable verse numbering in the scripture text.


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.

Reference Font


To the left of the Reference Font Button is a checkbox that says Show Reference. Checking this box tells EasyWorship to show the scripture reference on the output screen.


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.

Other Reference & Scripture Options


  1. Reference Location allows you to place the scripture reference Before Each Slide, After Each Slide or After Each Passage
  2. Reference Indent: when this box is checked, EasyWorship indents the scripture reference.


Miscellaneous


The Miscellaneous Options area allows you to enable/disable and customize Next Item Information, i.e., an abbreviated preview on the bottom of the display Foldback monitor of what's coming up on the next slide.

To the left of the Next Item Font button is a checkbox that says Enable next item info. Checking this box enables Next Item Information. Next item info can show up either 1) as the first line of the next slide, or 2) as the title of the next item in the schedule.


Next Item Info Button


  1. Font Tab: This tab allows you to select a default font style and size, change the color and style of the text, turn Superscript and Subscript on/off, set the opacity (transparency) of the text, and set the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text.
  2. Outline Tab: This tab allows you to turn text outline on/off, change the color of the text outline, choose between Round, Bevel, or Miter joins (influences joins in an outline, such as a corner), choose the location of the outline on the edge of the text (Outer, Center, or Inner), and set the thickness and opacity (transparency) of the text outline.
  3. Shadow Tab: This tab allows you to turn text shadow on/off, change the color, angle, and offset (distance) of the text shadow, and set the blur and opacity (transparency) for the text shadow.
  4. Margins Tab: This tab allows you to set the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom margin settings.


Advanced


Live Options


  1. Show live screen on startup: When checked, this options tells EasyWorship to display the last used background on the output screen immediately after the program has launched.
  2. Advance Schedule after Go Live is pressed: When this box is checked, EasyWorship automatically selects the next item in the scheduled when the Go Live button is clicked. For example, the first item in your schedule is a mini-movie and the second item is a song. When you select the first item and click Go Live, the mini-movie plays and the song is automatically selected and ready to Go Live as soon as the mini-movie ends. All you need to do is click Go Live again to send the song to the audience.


PowerPoint Options


  1. Use PowerPoint Viewer instead of Full PowerPoint Application: When this box is checked,EasyWorship will load the PowerPoint Viewer to display PowerPoint slide shows.
    PLEASE NOTE: USING THE VIEWER IS AN UNSUPPORTED FEATURE AND MAY RESULT IN EMPTY POWERPOINT THUMBNAILS ON SOME VIDEO CARDS.


DVD Options


  1. Use preferred DVD video codecs: When this box is checked, EasyWorship will look for and use DScaler if it is available (EasyWorship ignores other decoders if the DScaler codec is available).
  2. Prevent DVD spin down: When checked, this keeps the DVD in the drive spinning at all times to reduce the amount of time needed to send a DVD clip to the screen.


Video Card Options


  1. Disable GPU Shrink Filter: Only select this if you are only seeing a solid color on the output screen. This option should only be used to troubleshoot rendering issues with your video card.


Transitions


This area allows you to determine the default styles for slide to slide transitions, as well as Black, Clear, and Logo transitions (Black, Clear, and Logo buttons are on the right side of EasyWorship's main toolbar).


  1. Slide Transition: Sets the transition between schedule items and between slides in a song, scripture or presentation.
  2. Black Transition: Sets the transition for the Black and un-Black transition.
  3. Clear Transition: Sets the transition for the Clear and un-Clear transition.
  4. Logo Transition: Sets the transition for the Logo and un-Logo transition.


Transition Options


Each transition selector has options that allow you to change the transition and how it behaves. See the transition options below.


  1. Transition: The transition dropdown allows you to select the transition you wish to use for the slide.
  2. Duration: Sets the length of the transition from start to finish.
  3. Ease In / Ease Out: Controls whether the transition starts out fast and slows down or starts out slow and goes fast. If the slider is all the way to the left, it will start slow and end fast. If the slider is all the way to the right, it will start the transition fast and end slow.
  4. Lock Background when possible: If the background is locked, the text will transition over the background and the background will not transition with the text. When it is not locked, the background will transition when the text transitions. This is most evident when using the push or wipe transitions.


Preview Output


In the bottom let corner of the Options window, there is a checkbox next to Preview Output. Use this option to view changes on the output screen as you make them.

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