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How to Read .Txt Files With Kindle

The Kindle e-book reader is the best-selling product on Amazon.com, the website that created the Kindle. Users can choose from thousands of books, magazines and other items to purchase and download to the Kindle directly from Amazon’s Kindle store. Kindle owners aren’t limited to documents purchased from the Kindle store, however; documents in certain file […]



How to Read Tractor Tire Sizes

Even the tires on your trusty tractor eventually need to be replaced. Whether it is from natural wear and tear or from accidental damage, you need to know the size of your tires to replace them. You may have noticed that tractor tires are marked differently from the tires on your car or truck. While […]



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 Read a Line of Tab-Delimited Text in VBA

Being able to read a line of tab-delimited text using Visual Basic for Applications and parsing each of the words can make your VBA application more dynamic. Often programmers need to read tab-delimited files and display the contents of those files. In VBA, use the “OpenTextfile” method to open a text file that contains tab-delimited […]



How to Read Tatting Abbreviations

Here’s the key to reading the abbreviations used in a tatting pattern. Recognize the basics: r(s) = ring(s); ch(s) = chain(s); p(s) = picot(s). Picots can be: sm p = small picot; lg p = large picot; or designated by just a – (dash) = picot. Learn the verbs: j = join; cl = close; […]



How to Read Email in VB

Visual Basic (VB) provides developers with powerful tools that interact with users’ desktops. One way to use the VB platform is to create an email reader. You can use VB to retrieve and read email on your desktop. The software programming language uses the internal mail components to connect to the user’s mail server, download […]



How to Read pH in an Antifreeze Test

Antifreeze is specifically designed to protect a car’s engine from overheating and corrosion. The antifreeze removes heat from the car engine to prevent overheating. Antifreeze also has an agent that protects the engine against corrosion. Monitoring the pH of the antifreeze makes sure that the antifreeze is still protecting the engine. A too-low pH causes […]



How to Read NTFS Disks

NTFS is the most popular file format for hard drives connected to PCs running Windows. Mac computers can also read NTFS disks, although they cannot write data on them. If an NTFS hard drive is connected to your computer but you cannot read it, you can manually mount the drive onto your system. PC Instructions […]



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 Speed Read With a Kindle

The Kindle, an e-reader from Amazon, displays e-books on an E Ink display. You flip pages using two buttons located on each side of the device and can make minor changes to the book, such as increasing the font size and changing the screen orientation. Speed reading, the act of reading text quickly, is different […]



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 […]



The Proper Lighting for Reading

Having optimal reading light will help you maintain the health of your eyes. Ensure that the type of light you use, the angle of the light fixture, and the brightness of the light allow you to read without straining your eyes. [IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/default/cme/cme_public_images/www_ehow_com/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/154/145/200432765-001_XS.jpg [/IMG] (James Woodson/Digital Vision/Getty Images) Reading in improper lighting can give you […]



How to Make a Web Page Flip Like Reading a Book

To make a page or post on your website display a book image with pages that flip, install WordPress. After installing WordPress, add a free plug-in that allows the selected areas of your website to appear as a virtual book. Several such plug-ins are available that will add this feature to your site. This process […]



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 […]



How to Read a Pareto Chart

The Pareto rule, often called the 80/20 rule, is a tool for diagnosing a business problem. The rule says that a problem has multiple causes, and that 20 percent of the causes account for 80 percent of the problem. Reading a Pareto chart identifies 20 percent of the causes so that you can correct them […]



How to Read Your Form 1099-DIV

How to Read Your Form 1099-DIV. Many investors who receive dividend income are confused by the way this income is broken down on the 1099-DIV form. This article explains how to interpret the numbers in each of the commonly used boxes on this form. Look at box 1a of your 1099-DIV. This box is labeled […]



How to Read an Eye Chart Without Glasses

One of the routine tests for an eye exam is to have your visual acuity checked using eye charts. This is often done using a Snellen eye chart for distance and a Jaeger reading chart or card for near visual acuity. If you wear glasses, these tests are often performed while they are on, however, […]



How to Read an Electrical Meter

Many homeowners trust the electric company to read their meter every month in order to bill properly. Understanding how to read your own meter, however, not only ensures that you can verify the electric company’s reading but that you can monitor your daily, weekly or monthly electricity usage. Monitoring your electricity usage is critical if […]