If the package is stored on a file sharing device (i.e. USB storage device,
flash drive, etc), connect it to your device or the appropriate port on the
Windows computer. If you are using an external CDR/W drive, make sure that the
CD that contains the file is loaded in the CDR/W drive. You may also have to
plug the CDR/W drive into a wall outlet for power. If your computer has an
internal CD drive, you can use it to import a file from a CD. You should also
launch the Series 5 software.
Note: If you are using an Open device, or the DynaVox Series 5 software
on a Windows computer, a Microsoft window may appear and display the contents
of the file sharing device (or ask what kind of action should be taken). Close
this window by selecting the Close button [X] in the top right corner (or by
selecting the Cancel button, if available).
Select the blue Main Menu button in the title bar.
Select Tools Menu.
Select the Page Browser button.
Select the destination folder for the package files. Use one of the following
To save the package files in an existing folder, proceed to step 7.
To save the package files in a new folder (for organization purposes only),
proceed to step 8.
Important note: If the package of pages you are importing will replace
existing files, proceed to Step “8” ..if the pages are brand new to your
device, proceed to Step “9”
To save the package contents in an existing folder, complete this step:
Select the appropriate folder in the left viewport. If the folder you want to
use is a sub-folder of another folder, you must first select the expansion box
(+) beside the larger folder (or double-select the folder).
Proceed to step 9.
If you are creating a new folder, complete this step:
the folder in which you want to create a new folder. If the new folder
should be on the top level, scroll up to the top of the left viewport and
select the Top level folder. If the new folder should be placed
within an existing folder, select the appropriate folder in the left
the New Folder button at the bottom of the screen. The system
keyboard will open.
a name for the new folder.
the OK button to close the system keyboard. The new folder will be
highlighted in the left viewport.
9. Select the Sharing Operations button
10.Select the Import Package button
the Show All Directories check box.
12. In the
left viewport, select the icon that represents the file sharing device that
contains the file that you want to import. Typically, this is drive E:, F: or
13. To import from the hard drive of the device
or Windows computer, complete this step:
Select the Show All Directories check box.
Use the left viewport to navigate to the folder that contains the
package that you want to import. Select the expansion box [+] next to a folder
to see the sub-folders that it contains. Select a folder to see its contents in
the right viewport.
· If you
are using a dedicated device, and you are importing the package from another
user on the same device, the package should be Shared folder. Select the
Shared icon in the left viewport.
· If you
are using an Open device, and you are importing the package from another user
on the same device, it could be in any folder outside of the C:\5100\User Files
folder. To open the Shared folder (the preferred location for exported
packages), select the expansion box beside the drive C: icon, then select the
expansion box beside the 5100 folder, and then select the Shared
In the right viewport, select the name of the package (pak) file
you want to import.
Select the OK button to close the Select Package menu.
14. You will be asked if you want to overwrite
pages with conflicting names. As the package is imported, the software will
check to see if any pages in the package have the same name as pages that
already exist anywhere in the active user. Two different pages with the same
name cannot exist within one user.
If you want to automatically overwrite your existing pages with pages from the
package, select the Yes button.
If you want to look at each conflict on an individual basis, select the No
button. Each time the software finds a page in the package that has the same
name as an existing page you will be given three choices. You can choose to
rename the existing page, not to import the conflicting page from the package,
or replace the existing page with the one in the package.An hourglass icon will
be displayed while the pages are being imported. This process may take a
Select the OK button when the pages have been successfully loaded.
Select the OK button to close all of the open menus.
The contents of the
package are now available.