From the Appearance tab of the Project view you can change the look of different parts of the project related to the player and the published version.
- Customize the player controls
- Customise the project's cover
- Customise the loading screen (Loader)
- Change the buffering position
- Custom CSS and HTML codes
By accessing this tab you access the panel for the player, cover, buffering and loading settings customisation of you interactive project. All those parameters can be customised according to the project's needs.
It is a full screen button which starts the loading process and playback of the interactive vídeo. By default the interactive vídeo starts in autoplay, if this option is disabled the cover is displayed. On cell phones the cover button always appears as this devices don't support the autoplay option.
Access this tab to change the controls of your player. It is customisable and it can be displayed in different manners such as transparent layer over the vídeo or as a standard control bar. By default it is a fullscreen button which pauses the vídeo and displays the controls, you can change this appearance by following the steps from this article.
Buffering is when poor internet connection is given and the PlayFilm interactive videos display a spinner (animated circle) to show that there's a connectivity problem. When the buffering is completed and the video is played again, the spinner disappears. The spinner position can be changed in the settings of the project by selecting its place from the Position drop-down menu.
The Appearance tab also offers an advanced customisation of the player by introducing CSS and HTML code in the Custom code sub-menu.