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Overlay Maker is a simple, easy-to-use drawing program that allows you to create your own custom overlays for IntelliKeys®. It comes with the IntelliTools Picture Library of over 300 graphic images. You can also add pictures from your favorite clip art source or use digitized photos. Key guards are also available from IntelliTools to help prevent unintentional keystrokes when using IntelliKeys.

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To Use Tutorial:

Overlay Maker Software

Talking Word Processor (e.g. Write:Outloud, IntelliTalk, eReader)

IntelliKeys® and cable


Create Overlays

Learn to create overlays, draw keys, change their shape, color and size, label them with pictures and text and add special commands.

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Practice It

Resources
Designing An Overlay
Planning Worksheet
Overlay Tool Box
Sharing Overlays

Edit Overlays

It's often easier to change an existing overlay to further customize it for a student or group activity. Several overlay resources are available.

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Practice It

Resources
Downloading Intellitools Activity Exchange files

Using Pictures

Learn to add new pictures and photos to the overlays. For Mac users a single picture can be used as the overlay background with "hidden keys".

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Resources
Screen Shots
Downloading Images

 

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