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Edit mode

Learn how to edit your grid sets and personalise your The Grid 2 experience.

How do I add and remove rows & columns in The Grid 2?

The layout of your grid set can be changed at any time. You can add rows or columns to give you extra room on a grid, or remove rows and columns that you do not use.

How do I make a grid to launch another program using The Grid 2?

Computer Control in The Grid 2 has the ability to control other programs; you can create a grid to launch and control another program using cells in The Grid 2.

How do I add and play my music in The Grid 2?

Using the Music Player workspace and Windows Media Player, The Grid 2 can access and play your music tracks through a specially created grid.  

How do I create and edit a cell in The Grid 2?

The Grid 2 has a large range of commands that can perform different tasks. You can add these commands to cells in your grid set.

What are styles and how do I use them in The Grid 2?

To ensure that cells have consistent formatting throughout a grid set, The Grid 2 provides a styles system. If you are familiar with styles in Microsoft Word, this is a similar system. Styles can be used to change the shape, colour and font of cells.

How do I add commands to cells in The Grid 2?

Commands are placed on cells in The Grid 2 to perform certain actions. A cell with no commands will do nothing when activated. Multiple commands can be added to the same cell and each command will trigger in order.

How do I make a photo album grid in The Grid 2?

You can set up a photo album grid in the The Grid 2. It uses a mixture of word list cells and screen captures to show your picture files. These pictures can be pictures you have taken yourself or pictures from the internet. 

How do I create a visual scene in The Grid 2?

The Grid 2 can be used to create visual scenes either with hotspot cells that provide more information when hovered over or selected, or with symbols on an image background.

The Grid 2 Editing Keyboard Shortcuts

For those of you who spend a lot of time editing grids, you may not be aware that there are plenty of keyboard shortcuts to help you out. 

How do I move and resize cells in The Grid 2?

Cells can be moved around on a grid, and the size of cells can be changed. 

How do I hide a cell in The Grid 2?

The Grid 2 allows you to hide cells. This allows more advanced cells to be hidden away until the user is ready to learn about them or to temporarily hide content whilst you focus on something else.

How do I setup an instant SMS cell in The Grid 2?

The Grid 2 has the ability to set up and send an instant SMS message to a contact on your phone.

How do I edit pictures and symbols in The Grid 2?

The Grid 2 includes an image editor for making simple changes to pictures (such as changing the colour of a symbol).