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Getting started with Grid 3

The new guidebook is the perfect place to start your Grid 3 journey with an introduction to the basic concepts, how to get around from making a new user, to adding the content you want, and adjusting your settings to suit you.

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Getting started

Is this your first time using Grid? The following articles will help you get started with AAC and the basic concepts Grid is built on.

Lesson 1: Editing in Grid 3

Creating a write cell

Lesson 1.1

Changing a picture

Lesson 1.2

Editing a picture

Lesson 1.3

Moving and resizing cells

Lesson 1.4

Editing grid layouts

Lesson 1.5

Changing cell appearance

Lesson 1.6

Jump cells

Lesson 1.7

Chat and writing areas

Lesson 1.8

Lesson 2: Advanced editing and accounts


Lesson 2.1


Lesson 2.2

Adding and managing cells

Lesson 2.3

Cell accessibility

Lesson 2.4

Adding sound

Lesson 2.5

Adding a Smartbox account

Lesson 2.6

Sharing your grid sets

Lesson 2.7

Remote editing

Lesson 2.8

Lesson 3: Settings in Grid 3

Grid set settings

Lesson 3.1

Email account settings

Lesson 3.2

Speech settings

Lesson 3.3

Pointer settings

Lesson 3.4

Touch settings

Lesson 3.5

Eye gaze settings

Lesson 3.6

Switch settings

Lesson 3.7

Discover new content with Online Grids

Online Grids is our free online resource store, where you can download hundreds of ready-made grid sets. Discover new content every day, added by clinicians and Grid users from across the world.

If you have created some great resources of your own, why not share them in Online Grids for others to try!

Browse Online Grids

Downloading and adding grid sets

Grid sets are accessed through the Add grid set menu in Grid 3. From here you can add all the grid sets available for Grid 3 as well as variations with different languages, symbols and access methods. Grid sets are organised by category and you can also access shared community grids.

New to Grid 3?

Grid 3 is a complete platform for communication allowing you to speak, text, email, browse the web and control the world around you. Grid 3 supports a huge number of access methods to make assistive communication centered on your needs.

Download Grid 3 now for a full 60-day trial. You can try the full suite of grid sets to find out what Grid 3 can do for you.

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