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Level 7

how to display text on video screen?

I want to display a text on videoscreen and it should be displayed only for 10 their any options available.
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Level 8

Re: how to display text on video screen?

Create a text layer, setlayer above everything else, create a timer for your message loop, use getmessage instead of wait on your port, check the timer and hide or remove the text layer when time is up
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Level 10

Re: how to display text on video screen?

As mentioned in your other thread (viewtopic.php?f=34&t=86086), you cannot customize the roVideoScreen. To do what you're wanting, you'll likely need to implement your own custom video player with roVideoPlayer instead.
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