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How to Change a PDF Reader in Internet Explorer

Due to the number of programs that may be downloaded to your computer, as well as files received from others, you will inevitably have saved a wide variety of file types and extensions. Explorer, the Internet browser from Microsoft, is set up to open specific file types with a default program. For example, PDF files […]



How to Read What Ton AC Unit I Have

Within an air conditioner a specific substance known as a refrigerant is changed between gaseous and liquid states by applying pressure changes within a sealed system. This process is called refrigeration. Refrigeration capacity is measured by how much heat can be moved within a given period of time. One unit of measure for this capacity […]



How to Build a Card Reader

Have you ever sat there looking at your credit card or driver’s license and wondered what on earth could be stored on that tiny magnetic strip? Now you can find out for yourself by building your own magnetic strip card reader at home for less than $30 and it will connect to your personal computers’ […]



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 Read ISBN Numbers

An ISBN number is an International Standard Book Number. The ISBN is a unique identifying number for published books, cassettes, videos, DVDs and software. The ISBN identifies the publisher, the region where the publisher is located and the work that is published. An ISBN for a publication prior to 2007 would be a 10-digit number […]



How to Install an Internal Card Reader

A simple way to get data from your camera or other portable device into your computer is by inserting the memory card into a card reader on your computer. This eliminates the need to hook up the external device, such as a camera, using a USB cable. The card reader allows you to simply remove […]



How to Read a Technical Drawing

Technical drawings are used to visualize just about anything that is manufactured, built or assembled. From idea to drawing to factory, mill or construction firm, a technical drawing describes shape, dimensions, materials, construction and overall look of the object being created. With a few tips and some insight about terms and meaning, anyone can visualize […]



How to Read Clothes Labels for Care Instructions

It’s so disappointing to ruin a nice clothing item in the wash. The best way to avoid ruining your clothing is to read the clothing labels and taking care of the clothes according to the label. Here is a guide for reading clothes labels for care instructions. Most clothing labels will have written instructions and […]



How to Read EBV Blood Test Results

The Epstein-Barr Virus, or “EBV” blood test, determines whether or not a person has mononucleosis. The marker this test looks for is the amount of anti-bodies, or the heterophile aggluntination antigens present. False positives may occur in patients with hepatitis, lymphoma, rubella or lupus. Locate the section with blood readings starting with “EBV.” There will […]



How to Read a Bubble Level

Whether you’re a professional carpenter or a do-it-yourselfer, a bubble level is a must-have tool. Also called a spirit level, this tool helps to keep your projects perfectly horizontal or vertical — level or plumb. Commonly used levels typically have two glass tubes, one to determine level and the other for plumb. For most around-the-home […]



How to Keep Children's Attention During Story Time

As a teacher or children’s librarian, you know how frustrating it can be when children don’t pay attention during story time. Every educator needs a few tricks up her sleeve to ensure that her students stay awake and engaged during story time. Keep your students’ attention by getting them involved, being mindful of their attention […]



How to Read the SYS DIA Pulse

Personal blood pressure monitors allow you to check your blood pressure at any given time. When you use one of these monitors to check your blood pressure, the monitor displays two numbers. One of these numbers measures your systolic pressure, which is the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats, and one measures your […]



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 […]



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 Turn on a Screen Reader

A screen reader is a software component that interprets the words on a computer screen and re-represents it in either text-to-speech or a braille output device. Screen readers are part of family of technology used to help the visually impaired, illiterate, or disabled use mainstream computers and other devices. Microsoft, Linux and Apple all have […]



How to Read Industrial Wiring Diagrams

Learning to read industrial wiring diagrams can help ensure that you don’t make a costly mistake when dealing with industrial electronics. Industrial wiring diagrams use slightly different symbols than ordinary wiring diagrams. The symbols within a wiring diagram indicate which components should be placed in which positions, and are therefore vital to the correct functioning […]



Why Is it Important to Read Labels?

If you take the time at the supermarket to pause and inspect the nutrition labels of the food you buy, you’ve already taken a significant step in improving your health. Being familiar with the nutritional value of what you plan to eat helps you keep on track with your diet, eat foods that nourish your […]



How to Read Football Formations

Football isn’t a game that just involves tackling your opponents or running into the end zone for that important touchdown. Football is a game that involves a surprising amount of subterfuge and strategy. It is very difficult to have a player work his way through a line of defenders without first blocking them or tricking […]



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 […]