- 🎥 Video explainer: Timers
- 1. Preparing a Timer
- 2. Starting a Timer
- 2.1 Quick timers
- 2.2 Prepared timers
- 3. Facilitator vs. Participant view
🎥 Video explainer: Timers
Here’s a 2-minute tour of how to create timers in Butter.
1. Preparing a Timer
Timers can be created during live sessions and beforehand. We recommend prepping it beforehand in the Room Setup to make sure everything runs smoothly and according to plan.
Just go to your Toolbox. Then click Add Tool and choose Timer. You can set up everything related to the timer there.
2. Starting a Timer
There are a few ways of starting timers in session.
2.1 Quick timers
To quickly set a new timer, you can use the Quick Timer option in the toolbox.
Tto open the Toolbox, then click
1to open the Quick timer setup. Add in your desired time and hit
Returnand your timer is running! Now that’s quick!
2.2 Prepared timers
To start a timer you’ve prepared, click the Toolbox menu and select the Timer you want to start.
You can also add a timer on the fly by clicking New Tool and following the same process as mentioned above.
3. Facilitator vs. Participant view
When you start a the timed activity the timer dialog appears on the screen for both you as a facilitator and your participants.
The difference is that you can stop the timer, and participants can call it done when they finish the activity.