Area to change volume, place on speak or silent mode (ABC Spell will spell everything you type….)
Select Set-up You are welcome to keep things on the Layout design that arrives on start-up. This however, can be changed – go to the button that says Load Layout and choose another layout — some do not allow programming (it will warn you that you cannot program that page). Please copy any layout you like!
Create a set-up – go to Create New and put in name.
Copy all Pages from the _Sample or another layout you like. You are welcome to start with no pre-programmed pages but if you want to have some things to start off with copy another layout.
Change just a cell (or button) on a page – hold your finger firmly for a good 2 seconds on the cell – it will bring up the programming page where you can change labels or any other aspect of the page.
Create a New Page – go to Menu – Page Setup – Create New
Will be in Editing mode
You can add rows or take away rows in the left bottom corner
Middle column has area for Label
Message — if button is to speak something
Set Picture – type in words that are similar if a picture doesn’t show up right away
If you want the picture taken away – just drag it out of the window and it will ask you if you want to remove it – say Yes!
Action – best to put it as clear, Add Message and Speak but if wanting the message to be put up in the window so you can build sentences, you put Add Message – they would have to hit the Speak button to say what is in the window.
Jump to – that is where you can link the page – make sure you have a page made and labeled before you try to link it! To create a new page – go to create page in the set-up and you are welcome to copy from other layouts if you want.
On each button and page, you can customize it with the font style, color, size, border size etc. If you do a right click and drag the mouse over the different buttons (they will highlight in red) and you can make “global” changes on the pages.
When finished, hit DONE and confirm you are finished!
Change the VOICE
Go to Menu – Setup – go to Sounds/Voice – choose the voice and speed of speech that suits your client.
USE KEYBOARD – letter, word and phrase prediction – just hit the keyboard button above menu on the right/left side (if using communicator, you can touch in top text area and it will bring up keyboard)
JUMP – on the right side of the screen will let you jump to any page in your layout – sometimes that is the fastest way to find a page when you are editing.
******To set a button in the software to take you to the desktop – set up a button under the action area to say go to Windows desktop.