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Joel Osborn
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06 Sep 2007 08:24 PM  
I keep hearing rumors that the Song Select 3.0 database will no longer be licensed. But I can't get any dialog from our office as to if we've  received any notification to that effect.

Any other Song Select 3.0 database users out there that can shed some light on this? Our license is up the end of this month and we will need to decide what to do.

Thanks.

(Note: This is referring to the Song Select 3.0 database that CCLI used to sell on CD. This is not about the Song Select Online Lyric service.)
...Joel

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07 Sep 2007 06:50 AM  
Joel, when we renewed our license last year (Nov 06), we were told that Nov 07 would the last time they would renew it. We have already decided not to renew this time and have been working on our song database accordingly.
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04 Nov 2007 11:41 AM  
We ran into this and last year converted the songs from SS3 to SSP format.  You can get a printout in SS3 of a list of songs that have been added/edited.  From that list, search for them in SSP and clone the song to the SSP database.  You can do this for any built in SS3 songs you need as well.  Then you can uninstall SS3 and SSP will have all the needed songs.  Its a manual process but it gets the job done (keeping your SS3 songs).
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04 Nov 2007 04:24 PM  
Well, our time has run out.

I'm thinking of changing the date on the computer, to see if SS3 will fire up again and get stuff out that way.
...Joel

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22 Jul 2014 04:54 PM
RE: Song Import Not Working by agedmediafreak in Version 8.0

I did work on this with Support and it was finally determined to be the inclusion of the song part 'Title' in the user defined song parts. With version 8 this song part is added to the import dialog window automatically and thus the user-defined item creates a duplicate. This can be removed by editing the song parts under preferences. The tech support person thought this might be bug that will be changed. Thanks for your input.

22 Jul 2014 03:29 PM
RE: Scripture Preview by George in Version 8.0

That is interesting...

What version of OLB do you have installed? 

22 Jul 2014 03:18 PM
RE: Legacy Song Databases by PastorTim in Version 8.0

Thanks George, that was my first instinct but I couldn't find how to run a backup.

So the good news is that in SSP 8 the songs list was unpopulated. I have both hard drives connected and, as I said, SSP 7 on the secondary. In SSP 8 when I selected Songs and clicked on a letter to display songs, it came up and said something about rebuilding the database and all of our songs were there! Some of our special graphics came over when I selected an existing project. The only thing that is missing so far is slide backgrounds. I'm working on getting them ported over now.

"Slight" delay as Windows 7 had 36 updates to install before it would shut down. Taking a long time to get them done.

I'll update everyone when I get everything updated in case someone else has a similar question in the future.

22 Jul 2014 12:03 PM
RE: Fonts not rendering by George in Version 8.0

Thanks Dave,

Can you give me a list of the fonts that you observed this bad behavior on and the style that had to be applied please?

I checked the one you specifically mentioned (Braddon) via download since it is not a "standard" font. 

I found that the one I downloaded called "Braddon Regular" (from fontpalace) worked as expected.  I also found that I was able to successfully apply bout the Bold and Italic treatment and it worked as expected.

Where did you get your font from and is it specifically labeled bold or italic?  I did a search and did not come across a True Type version of Braddon that was not "Regular".

Please elaborate and send me the others that you have found this behavior on.

22 Jul 2014 11:32 AM
RE: Adding Service Section or Service Item by George in Version 8.0

RE: Service Elements/Items

There are some changes in SongShow Plus 8 regarding these items.

I am verifying a few things and will get back to you on these changes.

21 Jul 2014 09:10 PM
RE: Triple-Wide Support Questions by dreece in Version 8.0

Karl,

I'd like to answer these questions. Before I do, however, I need clarification on something. When you say "triple head video card", do you actually mean a video card that has three output ports (three heads), or are you referring to the Matrox TripleHead2Go card which connects to a single output port of a video card and makes it look like a triple wide display and which, itself, has three output ports. You probably mean the former, but if you are actually referring to the TripleHead2Go, then I need to know that because it affects the answers.

21 Jul 2014 06:53 PM
RE: Transferring Purchased Bible Translations from v7 to v8 by dreece in Version 8.0

When you license the new machine for version 8, the licenses for the Bible plug-ins will be included.

21 Jul 2014 10:13 AM
RE: How do I remove a SongShow Plus License From a Machine? (FAQ009) by George in SongShow Plus FAQs

UPDATE:

The links to this tool have been removed.

If you need to remove a Version 7 License, please contact the support team.

19 Jul 2014 05:58 PM
RE: New SSP8 System by osborn4 in The Wave Pool

I've only had trouble with 2 of the 2 Dells I've run SSP on. But that was years and years ago.

19 Jul 2014 05:54 PM
RE: Inspector panels disappearing by osborn4 in Version 8.0

The latest release has fixed his.

Now if they could just get it to remember the last image file I used when setting backgrounds or inserting graphics into a slide show.

19 Jul 2014 02:13 PM
Video -- marking end point by wbub in Version 7

This is the second time I'm noticing this, and it is annoying. When I am marking an "out" point for a video, I can step the video frame by frame. I get to the exact spot I want, a cut between scenes, and "Mark Out." I then play the video, and it cuts off about a half to one second early, cutting off mid-word. Does this depend on the encoding? These are .wmv files. Does it only cut at a "key frame" or something? If there are spots where it cannot "mark out," then it shouldn't let me step to those frames and mark there.

17 Jul 2014 04:02 PM
RE: Planning Center Online Import by akimball in Feature Reviews

This is a great feature! Will there be any other implementations for competitors of PCO like WorshipPlanning.com?

14 Jul 2014 08:51 PM
RE: Reload Song or Slide Show by edjohnny in Version 8.0

for you media controlreferences - Song Media Control - Layout - Select "Single Row".  This will give you the horizontal display of slides...

10 Jul 2014 10:12 AM
Version 8.1 Preview Release - 07/03/2014 by George in Latest News

A new Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.1 dated 07/03/2014 has been posted and is available for download to users with a current subscription.

New features of Version 8.1 are:
  • Stage Display is now customizable using slide properties.
  • Stage Display will now show video, PowerPoint, and web page media items when presented from the source display.
  • Auto triple-wide mode to image and video backgrounds.
  • Environmental projection support (additional display that uses the background of the source display)
  • Display masks to block out projected content, used primarily for environmental projection.
  • Global background brightness adjustment lets you quickly and easily adjust the brightness of the background to slides quickly where there is insufficient contrast between background and text.
Additional details can be found in the Version 8.1 subscriber forum.

Thanks for your interest in SongShow Plus


07 Jul 2014 01:22 PM
Version 8.0 Release - 07/02/2014 Build by George in Latest News

A new production release of SongShow Plus 8.0 dated 07/02/2014 has been posted and is available for download to users with a current subscription.

There have been a few corrections and changes to this build.
  • Fixed problem where audio track files in programs were not being included in a Package-to-Go.
  • Fixed problem that caused bullet characters to be rendered with the incorrect color in some cases.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

Additional details may be found in the Version 8.0 subscriber forum if there was a post on the issue.


Thanks for your interest in SongShow Plus

07 Jul 2014 12:38 PM
RE: Display properties missing by osborn4 in Version 8.0

The confusing part is why there are song specific properties in the general display properties. I have unchecked the properties under song and loaded my defaults in general and it seems to be working as designed.

07 Jul 2014 12:16 PM
RE: Freezing when using bigger slideshows by gatewaycrc in Windows 8

Some of the specs are:

Windows 7 Professional
Manufacturer: HP
Model: HP Compaq Pro 6300 MT
Processor: Intel Core i5-3570 CPU@3.40 GHz
Installed Memory: 8 GB
System type: 64 bit operating System

With some of the slides I am using moving backgrounds - 3 and I don't use any transitions

I will do a virus scan and check if the anti virus is scanning the file.

Thanks!

04 Jul 2014 03:26 PM
RE: SongSelect import by osborn4 in Version 8.0

I'll give it a shot. Thanks.

02 Jul 2014 03:24 PM
RE: Media Control Window Items Invading Main Display Monitor by wcworship in Version 8.0

I applied the 6/12 Build... and I do have the issue any longer. To Note: I did attempt to make it happen... messing with screen maximization, etc... and could not get it to carry over as before.

WE'RE FIXED...

Onward we go!!

02 Jul 2014 02:56 PM
RE: Slide Show images moved by iamgap in Version 7

Posted By William Bub on 30 Jun 2014 07:42 PM

It's not easy, but I was able to open the slide show file in notepad. Search for the slide name, then somewhere after that will be each image filename on the slide, with a path beginning with "%Images%\" (e.g. from stock slide show: R-Technics\SongShow Plus\Slide Shows\Examples\Demos\Announcements.sspss: "%Images%\Examples\Demos\iStock_000003226220Medium.rtimage)".

Don't try to edit the file, as I suspect there are position sensitive items which will be corrupted. I tried it and the new file would not open.


If this is not a 'no-no', it should be a sticky.

Thanks!!!


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10 Jul 2014 10:12 AM
Version 8.1 Preview Release - 07/03/2014 by George in Latest News

A new Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.1 dated 07/03/2014 has been posted and is available for download to users with a current subscription.

New features of Version 8.1 are:
  • Stage Display is now customizable using slide properties.
  • Stage Display will now show video, PowerPoint, and web page media items when presented from the source display.
  • Auto triple-wide mode to image and video backgrounds.
  • Environmental projection support (additional display that uses the background of the source display)
  • Display masks to block out projected content, used primarily for environmental projection.
  • Global background brightness adjustment lets you quickly and easily adjust the brightness of the background to slides quickly where there is insufficient contrast between background and text.
Additional details can be found in the Version 8.1 subscriber forum.

Thanks for your interest in SongShow Plus


07 Jul 2014 01:22 PM
Version 8.0 Release - 07/02/2014 Build by George in Latest News

A new production release of SongShow Plus 8.0 dated 07/02/2014 has been posted and is available for download to users with a current subscription.

There have been a few corrections and changes to this build.
  • Fixed problem where audio track files in programs were not being included in a Package-to-Go.
  • Fixed problem that caused bullet characters to be rendered with the incorrect color in some cases.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

Additional details may be found in the Version 8.0 subscriber forum if there was a post on the issue.


Thanks for your interest in SongShow Plus

01 Jul 2014 12:26 PM
Version 8.0 Release - 06/30/2014 Build by George in Latest News

A new production release of SongShow Plus 8.0 dated 06/30/2014 has been posted and is available for download to users with a current subscription.

There have been a few corrections and changes to this build.
  • Added check for "misc" song part labels from SongSelect and will attempt to use alternate part label if it is supplied.
  • Fixed problem associated with using file names containing two or more consecutive dash characters.
  • Fixed problem associated with some slide shows that were created in version 7 but were loading and presenting correctly in version 8.
  • Fixed problem where, in some cases, imported files were going to the incorrect folder.
  • Fixed problem where line breaks were not being imported correctly in songs in some cases.
  • Fixed problem that would cause the program to hang if the default sound device is off line.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

Additional details may be found in the Version 8.0 subscriber forum if there was a post on the issue.


Thanks for your interest in SongShow Plus

24 Jun 2014 01:18 PM
Version 8.0 Release - 06/19/2014 Build by George in Latest News

A new production release of SongShow Plus 8.0 dated 06/19/2014 has been posted and is available for download to users with a current subscription.

There have been a few corrections and changes to this build.
  • Fixed problem with text slide properties when an assistant is run from an existing slide show.
  • Fixed Fade Out feature for videos.
  • Fixed problem with base background color and images with transparent regions.
  • Fixed problem when text getting clipped when it is bottom-aligned and the line height is set to less than 100%.
  • Fixed problem that occurs when re-running a slide assistant from the Presenter Window for slide shows build in version 7.
  • Fixed problem where imported programs were always opened in the Display 1 Program Panel even when an alternate display panel was active at the time of import.
  • Added documentation for the song XML import format.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

Additional details may be found in the Version 8.0 subscriber forum if there was a post on the issue.


Thanks for your interest in SongShow Plus 8.0

10 Jun 2014 04:17 PM
Version 8.0 Release - 06/10/2014 Build by George in Latest News

A new production release of SongShow Plus 8.0 dated 06/10/2014 has been posted and is available for download to users with a current subscription.

There have been a few corrections and changes to this build.
  • Fixed problem with pop-up text preview window used in the Media Control Panel.
  • Fixed problem related to audio track settings and undo/redo.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

Additional details may be found in the Version 8.0 subscriber forum if there was a post on the issue.


Thanks for your interest in SongShow Plus 8.0

 

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