Making a Grid

hello im having a problem in Blender 2.58 whit the add a grid function im not getting a box that pops up like it did in 2.49 any way to set the grid size im stumped ty.

either
a: press F6 upon adding the grid or
b. Check the tool bar on the left of the 3D view, it should have a “Grid options” after adding the grid

sweet ty for your help