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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 the Lines on a Heart Monitor

You may not be a cardiologist, but you can glean a certain amount of information from the lines on an electrocardiogram (EKG). Still, it’s important to leave the true reading and diagnosis to trained healthcare providers whose profession it is to detect abnormal sinus rhythms. Deciphering peaks and valleys Compare your EKG to the normal […]



How to Read a Weighing Scale

There are several different types of weighing scales, all used to weigh different things. The easiest kind to read is the digital scale, but an older scale can involve slides, rotating needles and multiple measurements that need to be added together. Learning to decipher all types of scale readings can help in classes, jobs and […]



How to Decorate a School Library

A visit to the school library is one of the only times a student ventures beyond the classroom during the school day. Therefore, the library provides an opportunity for students to have a learning experience that differs from traditional studies. Decorations are one way to make this special library time a positive, memorable experience. A […]



How to Read & Write Text Files With Visual Basic 6.0

Visual Basic 6.0 provides a straightforward way to open text files and read their contents into a text box on the screen, as well as write new text to a file. Only eleven lines of code are required for the first step, and ten will suffice for the second operation. The process uses the Input […]



How to Read ID Dog Tags

A dog tag serves an important purpose in warfare: it helps with the identification of military personnel. The dog tag is usually worn with a chain around the neck and contains a soldier’s personal and medical information. The information on a U.S. military dog tag is arranged in a particular order and form to make […]



How to Read an RTF File

Rich Text Format (RTF) is a file type recognized by several common word processing software applications. Microsoft Word, OpenOffice and Wordpad are a few of the applications that recognize the RTF format. Wordpad is a free tool installed with your Windows operating system. If you do not have advanced word processing software installed, you can […]



How to Read IIS Server Logs

Web server log files identify server errors that need to be corrected, help identify suspicious activity and highlight security flaws. By default, Microsoft Internet Information Services logs all HTTP transactions to log files. You can choose the log file format with the IIS HTTP Logging element, and you can select the fields written to the […]



How to Use a Manual Light Meter

Using a manual light meter to determine the aperture of your camera may take some getting used to, but once you become accustomed to how your meter works, you should be able to get readings without much difficulty. Manual light meters allow you to read the reflected light of your subject or the incident light […]



Learn to Sew: How to Read a Sewing Pattern

You’ve set up your sewing machine, practiced your stitches, chosen your fabric and pattern, and transferred all the pattern marks. Now you’re ready to read the pattern directions and make your garment. It seems like it would be simple to just follow the instructions, but reading pattern directions can be a bit like reading a […]



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 Read a Tri-Fold Brochure

With attention-grabbing graphics, layout and wording, brochures are designed to get your attention and keep it. Tri-fold brochures are a way to advertise goods or give out information on a product. They are called tri-fold because these brochures are folded into three panels. Information on the brochures is laid out in a way that makes […]



How to Read Fortunes With Greek Coffee

The tradition of reading fortunes from coffee, a method known as tasseography, or “kafemandeia” in Greece, originated in China with the reading of tea-leaves. Greek coffee grounds are rich in taste and ideal in consistency for coffee-reading, which is also often done with African and Turkish coffees. Fortunes are read from Greek coffee by analyzing […]



How to Read a Standard Slide Vernier Caliper

Slide vernier calipers are typically used to measure objects which cannot be measured using a standard ruler or tape measure. It is also used when an additional digit of accuracy is desired, which a standard ruler can not provide. Learning to read a slide vernier caliper takes practice, since it must be read differently than […]



How to Read a Road Map

While technology is increasing at such a fast pace that many new cars now have installed GPS units–which tell you how to get from point A to point B–many travelers, either through preference or necessity, still rely on road maps to navigate a trip. It is not difficult to read a road map, nor will […]



How to Improve a Score on the Critical Reading of the SAT

The critical reading section of the SAT makes up a third of every student’s total SAT score. The section includes 67 multiple-choice questions about vocabulary, literary comprehension and extended reasoning. Although improving an undesirable score on the critical reading section can be challenging, it is possible with the help of a few important strategies. Understand […]