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How to Read Civil Grades & Elevations

Civil engineers must sometimes execute plans that reference a particular elevation. For example, a plan might require an engineer to build a wall up to a certain elevation, and no higher. The engineer relies upon several pieces of equipment to calculate elevations to ensure his team executes the plan correctly. The grade rod is a […]



My Mac Won’t Read My USB Flash Drive

USB flash drives are used to transport data from one computer system to another. However, if you are attempting to use the flash drive on a Mac computer and the system is not reading or copying over information, you need to fix the issue, which is likely due to the formatting of the flash drive, […]



How to Make a Closet into a Reading Nook

Many people enjoy curling up in a cozy space to read a new novel, learn about current events from a newspaper or expand their knowledge on a favorite hobby or pastime through a magazine. A place free from distractions and tucked away from the general hubbub of home life can make reading even more enjoyable. […]



How to Read a Digital Scale

A digital scales is a much more precise and uniform tool for measuring items than a manual scale. Digital scales also make measuring ingredients for recipes much easier and accurate, especially for those who are on diets and need to monitor their food intake. Digital scales come in numerous styles, however most have similar features […]



How to Read a Line of Tab-Delimited Text in VBA

Being able to read a line of tab-delimited text using Visual Basic for Applications and parsing each of the words can make your VBA application more dynamic. Often programmers need to read tab-delimited files and display the contents of those files. In VBA, use the “OpenTextfile” method to open a text file that contains tab-delimited […]



How to read a web page using Python

This will show you how to read a web page from a python script given a URL. Install the python builder from here. It is free. http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.5.2/ After you have installed Python you can run it from the start menu Python 2.5 – IDLE (Python GUI) Once the application opens, it looks like notepad. Select […]



How To Read VCS Files

A VCS is a type of file that contains calendar data. A VCS file can be read by the both Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh operating systems. The versatility of the file format comes in handy when you are migrating to a new system of changing operating systems. Opening and viewing VCS files takes a […]



How to Read an ECG & an EKG

Interpreting an electrocardiogram, or ECG, takes training. EKG and ECG are interchangeable terms that are used in the medical profession. Physicians use EKGs to assess the activity of the heart. EKGs can show heart attacks, hypertrophy, and cardiomyopathy. The ions in the body going in and out of the cells cause the heart muscle to […]



Which Font Is Easiest to Read on Paper?

In printing and publishing, the word “font” refers to the typeface used to create printed characters. A font is selected to provide readability and to relay information through the text. There are two types of fonts: serif and sans serif. Types Serif is a typography term used to describe the ornamentation on characters. Serifs appear […]



How to Read a PDF File on a Mobile Phone

Adobe PDFs (Portable Document Format) are a common way to display and exchange information over several platforms and mediums including e-mail, web sites and even mobile phones. More than 250 million PDF documents are printed, stored and transmitted around the world with ease. You can read PDFs on many makes and models of mobile phones […]



How to Tell if You Are Being Manipulated

Manipulation is a mind game used for the purpose of controlling others. Sometimes it can be an unintentional thing. The person doing the manipulating may not be aware of what he is doing. But often, manipulation is masterfully intentional. Be aware. Read on to learn how to tell if you are being manipulated. Learn how […]



How to Read NFL Football Odds

There are two outcomes to every NFL game. The first result is on the scoreboard: Which team won and which team lost? The second tally is done by bettors: Which team covered, or beat the point spread? Picking winners and losers against the spread is a popular pastime. Before embarking on this adventure you must […]



What Is a Normal Pulse Oximetry Reading?

A pulse oximeter is a medical device that indirectly measures levels of hypoxia. The device senses levels of oxygen saturation in arterial blood using spectral analysis, along with pulse rate. Generally, oximeters are accurate in measuring oxygen saturation between 70 and 100 percent. Significance A pulse oximeter is a medical device that measures levels of […]



How to Become an Audiobook Reader

Have you always been curious about how to break into the competitive industry of audiobook reading? One must have more than just a “nice voice” to make an impact and get noticed. Here are several steps that may prove helpful in your efforts to become a reader of audiobooks. Audiobook Reading is Competitive – How […]



How to Fake Reading Palms

Need a palm reader for a party, carnival or fair? No problem. Learning how to fake reading palms can be fun and enjoyable for a person with a little acting talent and a lot of imagination. Here are a few tricks that can help anyone to fake reading palms. Preparing to Play the Part and […]



How to Read Blueprints of Buildings

Blueprints are a set of drawings that guide architects and builders on how to construct a building. Because buildings are large, blueprints are drawn to scale, meaning they are drawn smaller than the actual building measurements but are drawn in correct proportion to each other. Blueprints are often created using computer assisted design, or CAD, […]



How to Read a Tape Measure

Tape measures in the U.S. mostly utilize Imperial measurements, which means that you measure in feet, inches and fractions of inches. When using a metric tape measure, the measurements appear in centimeters, millimeters and, sometimes, meters. But not all tape measures are alike. While some only contain Imperial measurements, you can also find some with […]



How to Summarize a Science Article

How to Summarize a Science Article by Alyssa Ideboen [IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/300×200/s3.amazonaws.com/cme_public_images/www_ehow_com/i.ehow.com/images/a07/3k/ni/summarize-science-article-800×800.jpg [/IMG] Develop a strategy to gleen the most information from scientific research. Related Articles How to Write a Report on a Newspaper Article How to Summarize an Article How to Write an Article Critique How to Write a Proper Report Elements in a Dissertation […]



How to Read a Novel Fast

Reading novels can sometimes take a long time. However, if you find you are in a crunch before that next book club meeting or need to buzz through a novel before your literature exam, learning to speed read novels can have some benefits. Keep in mind that speed reading isn’t usually much fun, but with […]