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How to Click on Links in Foxit Reader

A PDF document can contain links to websites within its text. Clicking on one of these links launches the referenced website in your Web browser. To protect your system from potentially malicious websites, the default settings for Foxit PDF Reader do not allow you to click on links and open them. If you trust the […]



How to Read a Houston, Texas Water Meter

A water meter is a useful house appliance that helps to keep track of the amount of water usage. In the 2000s, Houston, Texas faced problems involving poor, unclear and inaccurate water meter readings due to some new and inefficient electronic meters. Checking your water meter reading at least once a month, if not daily […]



How to Read Shop Drawings

Shop drawings are blueprints designed for construction purposes. Shop drawing language incorporates the use of various numbers, symbols and abbreviations that make it difficult for a layperson to read. Architects, engineers and construction professionals master the language to keep shop drawing measurements and blueprints universal. Lay people can begin reading shop drawings after comprehending several […]



Scripture Readings for Black History Month

Black History Month celebrates the courage of Black people to move out of bondage and persevere through hardships. Sharing love in strong family relationships continues to be an important element. Most important, faith in God has led to success. The following scriptures discuss each of these concepts. They are taken from the The Rainbow Study […]



Difficulties Adjusting to Reading Glasses

Getting reading glasses can be exciting but it can also cause some difficulties. There are some common symptoms people experience when adjusting to new glasses. For other, the symptoms are more severe. Knowing what will happen and what should not happen, will help you adjust to the glasses and know when to return to the […]



How to Read Clothes Labels for Care Instructions

It’s so disappointing to ruin a nice clothing item in the wash. The best way to avoid ruining your clothing is to read the clothing labels and taking care of the clothes according to the label. Here is a guide for reading clothes labels for care instructions. Most clothing labels will have written instructions and […]



How to Read Concrete Construction Plans

Construction plans consist of graphic descriptions and written specifications for construction projects. Specifications describe the performance standard and quality of materials; there are also several sections about concrete form, place and finish. Reading construction plans takes practice and requires familiarity with graphic symbols and line weights for drafting. Read written specifications carefully as well; if […]



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 an Airline Ticket

Airline tickets have a language all their own. They are covered in codes meant to convey information to airline personnel. Most of it is gibberish to everyone else. While the things printed on airline tickets are confusing, they are not secret. If you know what to look for, it is easy to read an airline […]



How to Read Plumbing Blueprints

Blueprints provide a map for building a home. The symbols on the blueprints tell carpenters, plumbers and electricians all they need to know about the home’s design and building materials. Plumbing blueprints detail everything from the type and size of sinks to the location of gas lines, drains and vents. Plumbers may take extensive courses […]



How to Read Soccer Odds

Wagering bets on sporting events can add a shot of adrenalin to a quiet night in as you cheer your team (and your money) onto victory. Soccer is one of many sports you can wager bets on via online betting sites (outside the U.S.) or through regulated betting shops. However, soccer odds typically have a […]



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 […]



Activities Children Can Do After Reading a Story

Reading improves children’s overall literacy, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension, but you can extend their skills with follow-up activities. The literacy activities you do after reading a story should relate back to the plot, characters, information or meaning of the story. Activities also can focus on specific reading skills, such as recalling details and reading the […]



How to Read R22 Gauges

Central air conditioning units have a built-in gauge that monitors their pressure and the amount of refrigerants in the unit. The R22 gauge is a compound gauge that can measure the pressure of the system, expressed in pounds per square inch, or psi, as well as the temperatures of the R12, R22 and R502 compounds […]



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 a Geiger Counter

A Geiger counter detects ionizing radiation such as beta and gamma particles, and some models also detect alpha particles. The primary component of the Geiger counter is a tube filled with a gas that conducts electricity when struck by radiation. This allows the gas to complete an electrical circuit. This typically includes moving a needle […]



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 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 Tire Sizes

[IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/640/cme/photography.prod.demandstudios.com/c9e60c38-893b-40bd-a13a-e526bfefde1b.jpg [/IMG] All tires have a size stamp on the sidewall. (Image: Falken Tire) A tire’s dimensions can be determined by reading the markings on the sidewall. An example tire size is 245/45R18, which tells us the width, sidewall height, internal construction and matching wheel diameter. Let’s take a closer look at the size […]



How to Read & Sing Shape Note Music

Reading shape notes is a simplified way for a singer to read music. Used in the early part of American history when many singers were musically untrained, simplified notation was a way for people to sing printed music in church choirs. Since shape notes only influence the way music is printed, the way the music […]