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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Working with files over a remote FTP server can be frustrating to say the least. Anyone who needs to integrate FTP transfers into their daily routine will be wasting a lot of time if they are not using the right tools. If, for example, you're using an FTP client or even a purely web-based solution, you'll no doubt be spending far more time than you need to just waiting for files to upload and download as necessary.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500When you are endeavoring to convert DXF to PDF in batch, instead of starting up Autodesk to open DXF documents one after one by hand and after that convert DXF to PDF, why not give a committed tool a chance to do the hard work for you?
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500Numerical data is the prevalent output of every study, be it sociology or quantum mechanics. It is also used in every sphere of science and technology. Cognitive studies carried out within the aerospace industry show that numerical data is understood faster when shown in a visual way. Moreover, charts represent trend and illustrate ratio.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500When it comes to image-editing software Adobe Photoshop is the industry leader worldwide, and is used by professionals from a huge variety of disciplines, including those within the fashion and textiles industries. Photoshop is used widely within these industries, in a range of tasks, from initial conception to final presentation.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500Many people have two or more email addresses, particularly those who rely heavily on email for both work and personal purposes. In the workplace, Microsoft Outlook remains the industry-leading email client, since it provides many more features than most Web-based clients do. AddressView is a plugin for Microsoft Outlook for anyone who uses multiple email addresses. This useful utility displays the address of incoming emails instead of just your name.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400Working with files stored on a remote FTP server is a pain at the best of times, particularly if you're using a Web-based solution such as those provided by many hosting companies. A typical locally installed FTP client also leaves a lot to be desired, especially when it comes to the various freeware solutions.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400Since the start of the decade, we've seen the internet radio market explode, bringing new voices to listeners around the world. In bedrooms, garages and offices, people are becoming radio DJs from scratch, able to interact with their audience and grow organically thanks to quality programming solutions.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400We often create graphs using software like Microsoft Excel, or, for more sophisticated features, Python or Octave. However, we can also create fully-functioning graphs within Adobe Illustrator. To experiment with Illustrator's graphs features we first go to the File drop-down menu and create a new document.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Antamedia HotSpot Software provides businesses with everything they need for offering free or paid Internet access to their customers. This powerful wifi hotspot software is fully scalable and configurable, allowing you to control public Internet access to your entire business premises or even to an entire city.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Once built, we add lighting and materials to an Autocad 3D model in order to simulate real world appearance. The model is then rendered either as a still image or as an animated movie sequence. It's best to add a ground plane to the model, whether for architecture, interior design or engineering. This is done by typing planesurf into the Command line and creating a large rectangle as a base for the model, which will then show the shadows when the lighting is applied.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Wise men said that time is money. While the saying can be ancient, it is still very true in a modern business world. Time seems to slip through your fingers. Employees try to do more tasks in less time. By the end of a work day many of them wonder where work time has gone because there is still so much left to do. This is why a time tracking is critically important in all modern companies.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Most of the US companies today are looking for different ways for save funds and cut costs. While many managers scour through their business-model, they often end up overlooking one simple thing that could have saved them thousands of dollars. It is the automatic time tracker. Time tracking is a must for any company, but this method is often either inadequately managed, or misused by staff.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Illustrator's Tool panel or Toolbox is located on the left-hand side of the interface, and contains all the tools you'll need to create stunning artwork in Illustrator. Users familiar with other Adobe software will recognize this layout - indeed many of the tools are the same from program to program.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400If you already use Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Indesign, the workspace we are presented with in Adobe Illustrator will be familiar to some extent. There are basically eight elements to the interface. The first is, of course, the graphic image itself on the art-board. This sits on the Canvas, a white or grey area surrounding the page. Here we can create extra elements of the artwork, to be used or discarded later.
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Mathematical calculations are at the heart of any engineering project, and those who rely on them need to have the right software at their disposal in order to save time and ensure accuracy. PTC Mathcad Express gives you all of the advanced tools you need to carry out, analyse, document and share your calculations with ease.
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Over a few months of use, a computer inevitably slows down and becomes less reliable. While a regular maintenance routine will help to keep your computer performing better, there's no substitute for carrying out the occasional performance audit to restore performance and reliability. However, unless you're an advanced user with plenty of time and who has extensive knowledge of the inner workings of Windows, this course of action is generally not advisable.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400When making the final tweaks to a document in Adobe Indesign many designers will align the text to a Baseline Grid. This feature will ensure that the baseline of each line of text in adjacent columns line up with each other. What is this baseline? This is a publisher's term for an invisible line which runs along the bottom of each line of text. The baseline grid is the regular pattern of such lines on each page of the document.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400The new project of Studio D shows what connectivity means to the locals of Myanmar. It takes an hour to clear the Yangon traffic, and another two to reach Bogale, a small town at the edge of the Irrawaddy Delta. From there, depending on which village you are planning to visit, the captain requires up to 3 hours of skilful boatmanship to navigate the monsoon swollen tributaries before reaching landfall.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Iolo presents the ultimate in system tune-up utilities, System Mechanic Free. This freeware version of one of the world's favorite PC optimization utilities will help boost performance, restore your computer's speed, free up hard drive space and improve reliability and security. You don't need to know anything about the inner workings of your computer and operating system either, since the software takes care of all of the work for you.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400TIFF Archive by Aquaforest is a simple and convenient conversion utility for anyone who regularly works with TIFF and PDF files and needs a solution to convert to the latter. The program uses the same dependable, patented technology as the developer's other conversion tools, including Aquaforest Searchlight and Autobahn DC.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Q2ID is designed for anyone who is migrating from QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign or regularly uses both programs. It is a small and lightweight plugin that runs in Adobe InDesign to provide a user-friendly and integrated experience by way of an instantly familiar user interface.
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Adobe Photoshop provides various selection tools useful to this process. In order to perform many operations in Photoshop we have to select a group of pixels which represent the object. When the selection is complete we can do just about anything with it, from changing colours and tones to retouching or copying the image across into another file.
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400We can add dynamism to our Illustrator artwork by the simple means of adding a drop shadow. The image shown here, for example, was first collaged in Adobe Photoshop from several photographs, then imported into Adobe Illustrator via the File menu and Place. We then used the Image Trace function to redefine the bitmap (pixel) information as vector artwork.
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400When terrain has been created in SketchUp either through importing contours from a CAD program or directly from Google Earth, we then usually want to modify it in some way by adding site details from a site map, or vegetation textures from the Materials panel. The free SketchUp Make users may only import the JPEG file format. Make users would now change the camera view to a plan view by going to the Camera drop-down menu and choosing Top.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Most of Illustrator's effects can be found in the top Effects drop-down menu. There are various sets and subsets in the fly-out lists. To test some of these we first need to create some basic artwork, as shown in the simple example here. For example, using the basic shapes tools (Rectangle, Ellipse, Rounded Rectangle, Star shapes), we would create a yellow rectangle, a red rectangle, a blue circle and green line, etc.