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How to Read PDF Files in Unix

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format that creates a two dimensional document that has the images, fonts and text embedded in it. This allows the document to look the same irrespective of the software, hardware or operating system used to create or view the file. This format was created by Adobe in […]



How to Change Language Settings in Acrobat Reader

If you installed the multilingual version of Adobe Acrobat XI or X, you can choose from dozens of languages for the interface. Regular versions of the application usually come with only your native language and English. You can change the language from the Preferences window and configure Adobe Reader to prompt the user for a […]



How to Read a Pet Scan Report

A positron-emissions tomography or PET scan is an X-ray that can find cancer, determine how advanced it is and examine the effectiveness of treatment. If an X-ray detects a spot in a lung, a PET scan determines if surgeries, biopsies or other treatments are needed. PET scans use radioactive tracers attached to glucose to discover […]



How to Read Highway Blueprints

Civil engineers design highways and create large sets of documents called highway blueprints. These plans are sheets of drawings and charts that illustrate proposed new roadways or existing road improvements. Highway blueprints convey design, construction and right-of-way information that designers, contractors, estimators, construction workers, appraisers, negotiators, attorneys and property owners use. Contact your Department of […]



How to Read an Architectural Metric Engineer Scale

Blueprints use a ratio or scale to show that the image is smaller or larger than the actual size. The ratio is typically represented using a ratio such as “1:100” or “1:2.5” depending on the type of blueprint. A scale is also a type of ruler that uses a ratio to measure blueprints without the […]



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 a Teleprompter

Standing in front of an inanimate object and reading a script sounds simple. Add to that creating a connection with a group of people you cannot see to the mix, and suddenly it becomes quite difficult. While television personalities often make it look easy, they spend endless hours practicing to perfect the art. Look Ahead […]



How to Read Brain MRI Results

A magnetic resonance imaging machine, or MRI, takes cross-section pictures of the brain from the front, top and side to provide a complete picture of the brain through “slice” images. Reading the images presented in a brain MRI is not difficult, but does require a comprehensive understanding of the brain’s anatomy. An anatomy book provides […]



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 Read an SDHC Memory Card

High-capacity SD cards offer more memory than standard SD cards, storing up to 32GB of data. But these cards are not compatible with all devices that read SD cards. Reading an SDHC card from a compliant device or compatible card reader takes little more than inserting the card. But certain procedures may allow other devices […]



How to Effectively Take Notes While Reading

One of the best ways to retain information after reading it is to take notes on the subject matter while you’re learning it. When a person reads, he may not remember what he just read after he’s finished. If the person reads the information and also writes down notes at the same time, he’s taking […]