Open the Text & Display Settings dialog to define different types of information that are to be displayed in the image, such as comments, date and time, error messages, symbols, highlighting and level meters.
The displays can be used for information or advertising purposes. They may be used for configuring the camera, help find errors or inform you about recognized events and actions performed by the camera.
|Note:||Click on the More button at the bottom of the dialog to display all options.|
Activates or deactivates all image information displays.
The Date and Time option displays the standard time format you selected at the upper right edge of the image.
|Text Color||This option controls the default text color.|
|Background Color||Select the desired color of the text background.|
|Background Opacity||Select the desired opacity of the text background color.|
|Date and Time||Select the standard time format to be displayed in the image.|
Enter your comment to be displayed at the upper left edge of the image.
In order to display dynamically created camera information, you can use a number of special characters. These characters are listed and described in the topics Placeholders for Dynamic Image Text and Variables.
Activates or deactivates the display of error messages at the bottom edge of the image.
|Cover Borders||Covers the borders of inset or dual images with thin bars.|
|Show Event/Action Symbols||
Events, actions or errors are represented by symbols.
If you have activated a large number of event sensors and actions, select Symbols II to get a symbol display consisting of two lines at the bottom of the image.
Color-coding of Action Symbols:
Displays a level meter in the image as bar or diagram. You can choose from different data sources for the level meter.
Among other things, the level meter can be used for determining the best trigger level for the microphone, the passive infrared sensor or other definable event or image parameters.
|Level Meter Data||
Select the source for the data you would like to display in the level meter.
|Enable Object Tracing||
Moving objects are highlighted in the current live image and the moving object is traced graphically.
This feature can help, for example, to discover escape routes.
Click on the Set button to activate your settings and to save them until the next reboot of the camera.
Click on the Close button to close the dialog. While closing the dialog, the system checks the entire configuration for changes. If changes are detected, you will be asked if you would like to store the entire configuration permanently.