Change wallboard text gadget background color

We are usinf the JIRA wallboard gadget for our TV. Can we change the background color? The code i have works in html but not on the text gadget. Is there another option so we do not have burn in issue on the TV.

This code works in HTML file with red background but not in Jira text gadget

<font size="6" >Test Background</font>

<body bgcolor="red"> </body>

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Hi KP11,

This should give you text with a coloured background on a wallboard from within the text gadget.

<span style="background-color: red;font-family: Arial;font-size: 40px;">
<font color= white size="5"><b> Test Background</b>

Thanks. Worked perfectly


have you tried to use a css file on your .vm?

We did not want to use veolcity files. Is there a way to do it within the gadget?


Apparently it is not possible. The gadget offers a option (7 colors) for each user to configure it themselves.

Sorry about that! :/
But please let me know if you found another way to do it.

Any further question, please, feel free to ask! :)

Best Regards,

I'm interested in changing the appearance of the wallboard.

Could someone elaborate on where this HTML is entered? Can it be done through the JIRA administration pages? Or does it require editing of .css and .html files on the server itself via SSH?

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