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How do I create a new Write cell in Grid 3?


Write cells are used to add text into the writing area. They will also speak the words out loud, depending on your speech settings.

Many grid sets come already populated with write cells for a large range of vocabulary, but you may want to add your own write cells in too.  

Creating a new write cell in Grid 3 

  1. Open your chosen grid set, browse to the menu bar (three lines, top left corner) and select Edit grid.
  2. Highlight an empty cell and select Create Cell from the left hand side.
A highlighted cell in Edit Mode.


3. A new window will open, offering you commands you can use in this grid. The Write command can be found in the Favourites section. Select Write and press Next

The Grid 3 commands window, with the Write cell highlighted.

4. A new window will appear prompting you to enter the word or phrase for your new Write cell. Input your text into the text box. You will see the recommended symbols change as you type, you can use the Find Picture option to select a picture manually if the recommendations are not suitable. When you are happy, press OK.

Adding text and a picture for the new write cell

Note: you can use the Show Grammar button to set your new write cell as a Noun, Verb or other word type. This will allow Grid 3 to automatically change other words to help make sentences make sense.

Once added, the Write command will appear in the Commands list on the left hand side. You can use the Same as cell label toggle switch together with the Change Label option on the toolbar (Home tab, top of the screen) to independently change the label of the cell from the word in the write cell. This is useful if your write command is a long phrase and will not fit onto the cell label.

Changing the cell label independently of the write cell.

Last Revision: 06.01.2022