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How to Download Free Ebooks

Much public domain literature, both obscure and well-known, is available for free on sites such as Project Gutenberg and Google Books. Downloading free eBooks onto your computer is easier than downloading DRM-protected private domain books and, in most cases, transferring the titles to an eReader, tablet or smartphone requires no special software. While most free […]



How to Read CAD House Plan Drawings

You’ve got your contractor. You’re excited about your new home or remodel. Then the contractor hands you a set of computer-aided drawings (CAD) and the whole thing looks like Greek to you. If you have trouble reading computer-aided drawings you aren’t alone. Many design and architectural schools have entire classes dedicated to learning how to […]



How to Read SDF in Microsoft

A file with the SDF file extension is likely a fixed length, ASCII Structured Data File. The SDF file format is a compacted database normally created using Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition, though Microsoft Access will also create and open SDF files. Microsoft Access is included in most versions of the Microsoft Office productivity suite. […]



How do I Get Wilson Certified?

The Wilson Reading System (WRS) is a highly structured multi-sensory language program based on the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading. Orton-Gillingham reinforces learning by having the student listen, speak, read and write simultaneously. The Wilson Reading System has been shown to be effective with students who have language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia. The program has […]



How to Read Screw Sizes

Screw sizes are written in an alphanumeric code that can be difficult to decipher if you’re not familiar with the system. Sequences like "4-30 x .10," "1/8-10 x 4/6" and "M5-.4 x 15" may seem meaningless, but they say a lot, and you need the right screw to do the job. Purchasing or using the […]



How to Read Airport Taxiway Signs

Airplanes make their way from hangar or gate to runway and back along a taxiway. Taxiways are marked with a series of signs and lights designed to ensure the safety and efficient movement of each plane while on the ground. To read taxiway signs properly you must understand the meaning of various symbols and markings. […]



How to Read Basic Music Notes

A sheet of music may look like mysterious lines, dots and squiggles to the uninitiated. However, learning to read music is no different from learning to read another language. The notes themselves communicate pitch and rhythm, while other notations on the page give directions for expression and intensity. To learn to read music, begin with […]



How to Turn on the Biometric Reader on Windows 7

Many laptops currently on the market now include biometric readers which scan your fingerprints to let you access your computer. Fingerprint scanning can increase the security on your machine by enhancing protection beyond your normal system passwords. When using the Windows 7 operating system on a computer with a biometric scanner, you can set up […]



How to Read a W-2

Employers are required to file a Form W-2 for each employee who earns more than $600 for services performed during the year. This government form reports the employee’s annual wages and any taxes withheld, and is used for annual tax filing purposes. The IRS requires that employers distribute a copy of Form W-2 to each […]



How to Improve Public Speaking by Reading Out Loud

Public speaking can be daunting for many people, especially those who do not have to do it often or who are very shy. Reading aloud is an activity can help improve your public speaking skills and make you more comfortable speaking written words aloud. Whether you have a single speaking engagement or are a frequent […]



Jobs That Require a Lot of Reading

Individuals can choose jobs which require a great deal of reading. Some individuals seek reading jobs because they want to work alone. Other individuals enjoy working with words, but enjoy spending time with other people, such as a book editor who works with book designers, printers and clients. Some of these reading-related career opportunities are […]



How to Read OBD2 Codes

Since 1996, every car manufactured has been required to have an Onboard Diagnostic system by law. This system monitors a car’s performance and will alert the driver when it detects any problems. The codes can be downloaded and read with an OBD2 code reader or recorded with the help of the “Check Engine” light on […]



How to Read Chords on Sheet Music

Chords are combinations of three or more notes from a scale that form the harmony of a song when played together. Chords are often used by piano players and guitarists to accompany singers or instruments playing a melody line. A lot of sheet music comes in piano/vocal editions, which includes the lyrics of a song, […]