- Making games with player scores in The Grid 2
- Licencing The Grid 2
- Licensing of grid sets in The Grid 2
- Keyboard shortcuts for editing The Grid 2
- Jump cells and new grids in The Grid 2
- Importing and exporting grid bundles in The Grid 2
- How to Make a photo album in The Grid 2
- How to create a music grid with symbols in The Grid 2
- How to use the Random Phrase Command in The Grid 2
- How to speed up switch input in The Grid 2
- How to open a specific file in Computer Control with The Grid 2
- How to navigate around text in The Grid 2
- How to install The Grid 2
- How to get a new language for The Grid 2
- How to create a wordlist in The Grid 2
- How to create a visual scene in The Grid 2
- How to change the language of a grid set in The Grid 2
- How to backup users in The Grid 2 Grid Explorer
- How do I use the Webcam workspace in The Grid 2?
- How do I make The Grid 2 start when I turn on my computer?
- How do I make The Grid 2 show my grids when it starts?
- Hiding the menu bar in The Grid 2
- Grid 2 mobile phone workspace
- Grid 2 Commands
- General editing of The Grid 2
- Editing a cell in Grid 2
- Creating a music grid in The Grid 2
- Creating “are you sure” options in The Grid 2
- Create a grid for a specific program in The Grid 2
- Connecting a USB Modem to Grid 2
- Connect a mobile phone to The Grid 2 with Bluetooth
- Audio connections for mobile phone conversations with The Grid 2
- Adding/removing rows and columns in The Grid 2
- Adding music to The Grid 2
- How do I send a grid set to Grid Player from The Grid 2?
How to create a visual scene in The Grid 2
Visual scenes can be created in two main ways: either with a photograph with hotspot cells which will tell you about that part of the photo, or using a clean image on which you can place symbols.
1. Set your photograph or picture as the grid background
- Press F11 to go into editing mode.
- Select Edit grid settings (on the left hand side of window under Grid Options).
- Select Picture from the drop down menu for Grid background.
- Click Browse for picture.
- Navigate to where your photograph is stored. If using our visual scene templates, go to: C:/Program Files/Sensory Software/Common/Pictures/Dynamic Scene Displays
- Click Open, and then Ok
2. Hide empty cells
- This is to ensure that blank cells do not appear on top of the visual scene, and cannot be selected.
- Go to Edit – User Settings – Appearance settings
- Tick Hide blank cells
- Click Ok
3. Add in extra rows and columns
- Confirm you are in editing mode (if not, press F11)
- Select Add/delete a row (or Add/delete a column)
- Move mouse over grid, when in the middle of a cell it will be blue click to add row/column.When in between the cells it will be red click to delete row/column.
- Click Stop adding/deleting rows when finished adding rows and columns.
4. Create transparent cell style
- Press F11 to go into editing mode
- Click on Change style on the left hand side under Cell Options
- Click on New Preset Style
- Type transparent cell, then click on Ok
- Click on the Background drop down menu, and select Transparent, then Ok.
5. Create cells that speak
- These will be the hotspots or symbols on your picture.
- Press F11 to go into editing mode
- Select the cell you wish to speak.
- Move mouse over the little white box on the outside of the cell and drag the cell to the size you need.
- Double Click on the cell, and type into Vocab cell your caption for the cell
- Click on the black arrow linking Cell Text and Description.
- Delete the writing in Cell Text
- Click on Change Picture to choose a different symbol or click on No Picture
- Click on the drop down next to Style and choose transparent cell.
Repeat step 5 as many times as you require, and you will now have your visual scene.
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