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How to Find a Job Proofreading Books

Proofreading involves reading texts to find and correct errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation and fact. Proofreaders must have excellent language and research skills, pay close attention to detail and work under deadline pressures. Many book publishers hire proofreaders on a part-time or freelance basis to work from home. According to payscale.com, proofreaders make between $10 […]



How to Read a Rotameter From the Top

Rotameters are used to measure the flow rate of a gas through an orifice or series of tubing. There are many different types of rotameters available on the market today; most of them work based on gravity. The gas flow causes a small ball to rise in a graduated column, while gravity pushes down. This […]



How to Read an Rpm Gauge

The rpm (revolutions per minute) gauge is an integral part of most vehicles. Whether you are operating your vehicle in a standard fashion or you are attempting to troubleshoot a problem, the rpm gauge can come in handy. Revolutions per minute refers to how many full revolutions something has made, such as an engine in […]



How to Read a Vernier Scale on the Theodolite

Perhaps you have seen a team of surveyors decked out in their orange vests along the roadside viewing the land through what looks like a telescope. That telescope is actually a theodolite, a tool used to measure angles that is not exclusive to surveying crews. Since the 17th century, theodolites have been the primary tool […]



How to Open a UDF Reader Disc

CD-R or CD-RW discs which have been formatted using Universal Disk Format (UDF) will require the use of specific software to open and view the contents of the disc. UDF was used with the Easy CD Creator program from Roxio. If a copy of this program is no longer available, an alternative will be needed […]



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 an R134A Air Conditioning Gauge

R-134a is the refrigerant used in the majority of cars manufactured after 1993. Over time the refrigerant, also known as freon, can become low. When the freon is low the air conditioning system will not cool as quickly or even at all. Testing the air conditioning system with a R-134a gauge will help you quickly […]



Adobe Reader Won’t Print Documents

Compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, Adobe Reader is a free application that allows you to open and print PDF (Portable Document Format) files. You may also perform “edit-like functions using Reader” if the PDF supports editing, according to the Adobe Reader FAQ. Adobe Reader works in conjunction with popular Web browsers, […]



How to Use Reading Aloud to Learn a Foreign Language

As a language teacher, I believe reading aloud should be used more in foreign language learning. Whether you are learning English as a second language or another language, reading aloud is a simple way to learn faster and better. And it is easy to do by yourself, in your own home! Reading aloud can help […]



How to Read ASCII Files in MS Word

The acronym ASCII, which stands for the American Standard Code for Information Interchange, encodes a set of characters. The basic ASCII set includes letters of the English alphabet of as well as other symbols, such as an exclamation mark or comma. In fact, the ASCII files are actually text files. Such files may have a […]



Do You Crab During High or Low Tide?

Crabbing is the practice of catching crabs in the ocean, usually by means of a net, crab trap or crab pot. It is popular in locations on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the U.S., including Oregon, Northern California and Maryland. While crabbing is not difficult, conducting a research into the ideal places and […]



Jobs That Don’t Require Reading

The jobs that don’t require reading tend to be the same jobs for people that don’t speak English very well in this country, and those tend to be labor intensive. Even medial work like retail still requires them be able to read the keys on the cash register, and searching for jobs requires they be […]



How to Read Volume on a Stock Chart

Stock market traders who use short-term strategies like day trading or buying and selling stock options rely heavily on the information contained in stock charts. To the novice, these charts can be intimidating, packed as they are with graphs, abbreviations and numbers from top to bottom. Actually, a stock chart isn’t very complicated—it just looks […]



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 […]



Proper Way to Read a Transmission Dipstick

Although easy in most vehicles, checking the transmission fluid is often neglected until a noticeable side effect occurs. Slipping gears or stains in the driveway can lead to irreversible damage to the transmission if it runs too low on fluid. Although the chemical properties of transmission fluid break down after time, the fluid remains at […]



Normal Blood Pressure Reading for Men

Blood pressure is an important fixture of health diagnosis for men as they get older. If levels are high, a number of health risks can show up, so it is important to know what a normal blood pressure reading is and how to work to maintain low blood pressure through exercise and diet. What Is […]



How to Read the Body Language of Customers

Body language may be categorized into two types: positive signals and negative signals. Positive body language includes smiling, nodding and making good eye contact. Negative body language includes yawning, frowning, making no eye contact and displaying a lack of attention. Facial expressions (apart from gestures and body movements) are the keys to finding out what […]



How to Read a Glucose Meter

A glucose meter is a quick way for a person suffering from diabetes to monitor her blood sugar levels. This allows the individual to protect herself from the health dangers associated with blood sugar levels either rising too high or dropping to dangerously low levels. Wash your hands. Before taking a glucose test you should […]