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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 Read a Megger

In order to measure the insulation resistance in electrical wiring and electrical motors, electricians use the megohmmeter, also known as a megger. It differs from an ohmmeter in that, unlike the ohmmeter, it is able to measure resistances in ohm values of more than one million. This capacity is practical when measuring resistance in high-voltage […]



How to Read a Yamaha VIN Number

The vehicle identification number, also referred to as the VIN, is a sequence of numbers and letters that can be broken down and read provided you have an understanding of what each letter or numerical figure means. It’s useful to know how to read your Yamaha VIN number, whether for replacement parts or simply for […]



How to Read a Soil Texture Triangle Chart

Soil texture, which refers to the relative proportion of mineral particles of various sizes in soil, is among the most important soil characteristics. Texture influences water-holding capacity, drainage, aeration, organic matter content and other properties. A common soil science and agricultural tool, the soil texture triangle uses the percentages of sand, silt and clay in […]



How to Sight-Read Choir Music

Most choral groups require their members to sight-read music. Sight reading requires the ability to look at an unfamiliar piece of written music and sing the notes assigned to the singer’s part. It calls for a knowledge of musical notation and a good ear for rhythm and intervals. As with any other art, learning to […]



How to Put PDF Files on a Sony Reader

The Sony Reader is a popular device for storing and reviewing ebooks and other documents. But the Sony Reader is useful for more than just carrying your entire collection of ebooks with you. The Sony Reader is also capable of storing and displaying a range of different types of document files, such as PDF files. […]



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 Tire Date Codes

The condition of the tires on a car are what determines a car’s capabilities in terms of acceleration, braking and cornering. The rubber on a car tire degrades over time, and tire warranties can be tied to manufacturing dates. Every tire sold in the United States has a date code stamped on it. The date […]



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 Read MRI Results of the Cervical Spine

Since the first successful nuclear magnetic resonance experiment in 1946, magnetic resonance imaging has slowly evolved from a means of scientific experimentation to an adjunct and alternative to x-rays and other ionizing-radiation imaging. MRI provides better body-tissue contrast and can be adapted to accommodate many imaging techniques, including those used to diagnose spinal-cord abnormalities. A […]



How to Start a Playreading Group

Play-reading groups are a fun way to tackle difficult plays such as Shakespeare’s. They can be useful for actors, students, or anyone else interested in plays and performing. They are a good way to get your feet wet if you have always wanted to act but have been too shy, and they are also a […]



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 […]



How to Read iBooks on a Mac

Starting with OS X Mavericks, Apple moved all downloading of books out of iTunes and into a dedicated application called iBooks. Use the iBooks Store feature in iBooks to download content. Once you’ve got content in your iBooks library, use the program’s menu to read, search and bookmark books and other reading material. [IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/640/cme/photography.prod.demandstudios.com/6f233800-316c-4f30-bf19-636da6b14d29.png […]



What Is the Optimal Blood Pressure Reading?

High Blood Pressure–also known as hypertension–refers to increased pressure of the blood against the walls of the arteries. Blood pressure is created by the heart when it pumps blood through the arteries and circulatory system. It is also created by the force of the arteries as they resist the blood flow. The systolic, which is […]



How to Read an Amortization Table

Amoritzation tables are used to show the progress of a loan. Amortization tables are most often associated with mortgages. Being able to read an amortization table will help you to understand the amount of your payment the goes towards paying down the principal of the loan and the amount that goes towards paying the interest […]



How to Read a Stopwatch

There are two main types of stopwatches, the traditional non-digital watch with a large hand that circles the clock in a clockwise motion and more modern digital clocks that typically show readout times up to one-hundredths of a second. Depending on which clock you use you’ll want to know how to read them. Reading a […]



How to Read an MRI on the Right Shoulder

Reading an MRI on the right shoulder can lead to a diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of injuries and afflictions. An MRI uses powerful magnets and radio waves to image the body in greater detail than X-rays. An image produced by an MRI contains high resolution information that can be viewed by anyone […]