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How to use the Random Phrase Command in The Grid 2

This is a nice little feature in The Grid 2.7, that allows the user to have a more conversational style when using their communication aid to chat.

For example, the user may not wish to say “Yes” as their affirmative response to every question.  They might want to say “Yeah”, “Sure”, “Of course”, etc instead.  As an alternative to having separate buttons for every phrase, it can now be programmed onto one cell using the Random Phrase Command.

1. Press F11 to go into Editing Mode.

2. Choose an empty cell and double click to edit.

3. Click on Add a Command, and type ‘random’ into the search box.

4. Select Random Phrase from the list of commands, and select OK.

5. In the Edit Cell window, click on Edit Wordlist… to add your list of phrases such as “Yeah”, “Sure”, “Of Course”, etc.

6. You may wish to change the picture and Cell Text, so that it shows the word and symbol for “Yes”.


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