Creating and printing overlays in Boardmaker Online
by Support TeamOctober 01, 2018
There are nearly 300 templates in Boardmaker Online for creating overlays for digitized (recorded speech) communication devices. These overlays need to be printed at actual size so that each one precisely fits the device it is intended for. Boardmaker Online relies on the printing capabilities of the browser you are using. This tutorial provides the steps to create and print your device overlays.
NOTE: Google Chrome does not allow any document to be printed at actual size. For printing please log in to your Boardmaker Online account on an alternate browser.
Log in to your Boardmaker Online Account.
Select Create Activities from your Home Page.
Enter the name of your AAC device in the Search box or Select Device Overlays from the Activity Type column on the left scroll through the alphabetical listing.
Find device overlay that exactly matches your device, and click Select below the thumbnail.
The template will open in edit mode, ready for you to add content.
Populate the buttons by using edit in place (select a button, type the label, Enter, select a symbol, Select) (For detailed information on editing, please see the