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How can I share or copy the contents of the Message Window?

In Proloquo2Go 3.0 and later, it is possible to share or copy the contents of the Message Window, which allows those who are not able to write without symbols to send text messages, emails, and even post on Twitter and Facebook to family and friends. Note that when you share or copy the contents of the Message Window, only the text exports and not the symbols.

To share or copy the contents of the Message Window, do the following:

From Grid View

  1. Tap on buttons to send to them Message Window.
  2. Tap on the Action button (rectangle with an arrow) on the far right of the Navigation toolbar right below the Message Window.
  3. You will see a pop-up with the following choices listed: Mail, Message, Twitter, Facebook, Copy and Add Button. Make your selection and enter the information depending on the choice you make.

    Mail – You will need to type the email address of the individual you are sending the message to in the To: field and also fill in the subject topic. When finished, tap on Send to send your message.

    Message – In the To: field type in either the name, email or phone number of the person you wish to contact. When finished, tap on Send to send your message.

    Twitter - Tap Send to send your tweet. 

    Facebook – Tap Post to add your message to Facebook.

    Copy – Tapping on this button will place the Message Window contents onto the clipboard where you can paste it into other apps.

From Typing View

  1. Type your message and tap the Insert to insert your text into the Message Window.
  2. Tap the Views button (double overlapping squares) and select Grid .
  3. Tap on the Action button on the far right of the Navigation toolbar right below the Message Window.
  4. You will see a pop-up with the following choices listed: Mail, Message, Twitter, Facebook, Copy and Add Button. Make your selection and enter the information depending on the choice you make.

Note that you can also copy text from the typing field in Typing View using the iOS copy and paste feature. In addition, Mail, Message, Twitter, & Facebook will only be available if these services are configured in the Settings app on your device's home screen. Also note that Twitter and Facebook sharing is only available on devices running iOS 6 and later. Finally, to send SMS messages to non-iOS devices, you need an iPhone with with cell service. The Message app will then, depending on recipient, use iMessage service or regular texting service. 


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