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How to Read Windows DVD on Mac

If you burn a DVD on a Windows-based computer, you can still take that disc over to a Mac computer and read it there. As certain types of files cannot be used by the Mac operating system you may not be able to use all of the files contained on the disc, but you can […]



How to Read Quad Music

When drummers first begin performing in a marching band, many decide to play the quads (also known as the Multiple Tom-Toms). Quads can be a challenging and stimulating way to participate in a drum line, but you will be exposed to a new type of written music if your experience has been limited to drum […]



How to Install an Internal Card Reader

A simple way to get data from your camera or other portable device into your computer is by inserting the memory card into a card reader on your computer. This eliminates the need to hook up the external device, such as a camera, using a USB cable. The card reader allows you to simply remove […]



How to Read a Lowrance Fishfinder

Lowrance fishfinders provide fishermen, pleasure boaters and anyone else with an interest in learning more about what is beneath their boat the ability to do so. In some cases, having a fishfinder is a necessity, since they can help boaters avoid stumps, rocks and other objects that could damage their boats. But many people use […]



How to Read an XML From a Web Service

You can write a web service that will read XML data. In fact, XML is the native format for web services in ASP.NET, which is what gives applications on other frameworks (e.g., Java, PHP and so forth) the ability to communicate with each other. The System.XML classes in ASP.NET make it simple to instantiate a […]



How to Read a Height Gauge

Height gauges are primarily used in workshops and factories to measure the depth of a feature or to measure a distance with accuracy. According to “Quality Digest Magazine,” all height gauges consist of a base, vertical shaft, a measuring unit that travels up and down along the shaft, and an arm protruding from the measuring […]



How to Read Measurements on a Dress Shirt

Men’s shirt sizing isn’t always clear cut, especially when you’re used to looking simply for small, medium or large. Knowing your measurements takes the guess work out of shirt shopping and helps you find the right fit every time. Breaking Down the Numbers Dress-shirt sizing typically features two numbers that represent key measurements. Neck Size […]



How to Start a Playreading Group

Play-reading groups are a fun way to tackle difficult plays such as Shakespeare’s. They can be useful for actors, students, or anyone else interested in plays and performing. They are a good way to get your feet wet if you have always wanted to act but have been too shy, and they are also a […]



How to Use a Car Code Reader

Car code readers can only be used on OBD II (on-board diagnostic two) systems integrated in all vehicles since 1996. Some GM models began OBD II in 1995. OBD II standardized the location and plug application of the vehicle’s computerized system, which simplified the equipment needed and the diagnosis time. The first OBD II scanners […]



How to Read a Multimeter Electric Tester

Multimeters are electrical test meters that can be used as voltmeters, ammeters, or ohmmeters. Basically, a voltmeter measures the volts of an electrical system and a multimeter can be set for DC or AC voltage. Similarly the AC or DC current (ammeter) measured in amps can be measured with a multimeter as well. Finally the […]



How to Read a MOBI

The MOBI file extension, which is short for Mobipocket, is a popular e-book format. Digital Rights Management (DRM) can be used on the format to prevent illegal copying or viewing of e-books. You can read MOBI files on your computer with software that allows you to open them like the Kindle reading apps, FBReader and […]



How to Read a Wattmeter

A wattmeter measures the electrical usage rate in watts, and describes the amount of power used over a given period of time. Your electrical meter is one familiar wattmeter. Another common wattmeter plugs in between your wall-socket and a household device, such as a toaster or television set. Recently available larger devices effectively duplicate your […]



How to Calculate Reading Light Requirements

It’s convenient to have an extra light in a room specifically for reading. Reading requires more light than other activities. By having a reading light, you can keep the rest of the light in your room muted while still having enough in one area to read comfortably. If you put a reading light next to […]



What Is the Optimal Blood Pressure Reading?

High Blood Pressure–also known as hypertension–refers to increased pressure of the blood against the walls of the arteries. Blood pressure is created by the heart when it pumps blood through the arteries and circulatory system. It is also created by the force of the arteries as they resist the blood flow. The systolic, which is […]



How to Use a Dwell Meter Reading

A dwell meter measures the amount of time that the points remain closed or “dwell together” when an engine is running. These specifications only apply to vehicles that were made using the old points/plug/condenser ignition. Modern vehicles that use electronic ignition no longer have points, so these steps are not applicable. Dwell figures for any […]



Reading Comprehension Test Tips

Reading comprehension is an important aspect of academic ability and is a common section on standardized tests such as the SAT, GMAT, GRE and LSAT. Reading comprehension test sections typically involve reading a passage on a certain subject and then answering several questions based on the passage. Following these tips helps you prepare and improves […]