I recently found that my computer would not start, when I press the button on the front panel. The solution…
Do not install ICQ Instant Messaging Software (v.7.5). Without permission, it (a) adds an unwanted toolbar to your Browser (b) Replaces your default home page (c) in Firefox, replaces your default search engine with their own (d) replaces “bad” URL handling with an ICQ search. To remove the software…
I was trying to find an easy way to remember the electromagnetic spectrum:
Here’s an acronym I came up with…
The Spring Equinox has just begun, and I needed a PHP snippet that would display the current season, where Dec, Jan and Feb are Winter, etc. Here’s how.
Corel Paintshop Pro X3 doesn’t make it easy to create images with rounded corners, and transparent background. Many methods are slow and laborious. After some playing around, I think I’ve a way to nearly automate the process which after setting up, is two step:
- Create a raster rectangle with rounded corners, and make it a selection
- Copy your required image, and paste it into the selection
Many blogging sites, and website that allow comments, let you sign-in with OpenID credentials. If you have a Google account (eg. for Google Mail), then you can use the OpenID log-in.
Sometimes, an inline list with a background image for the bullet, does not wrap correctly (see left), leaving the bullet hanging at the wrong end of the line.
The solution is to use the CSS2 display:inline-block property (rather than the NOWRAP property), which produces the correct layout (right column), and there is no unwanted line-break after the bullet. This effect may depend on your DOCTYPE, and you may not see the problem at all.
Thanks to a pointer from Seth Maislin that auto-indexing an MS Word file can corrupt a document, I can confirm that this is the case.
My Samsung Galaxy Portal runs Android 2.1. I could find no documentation explaining how to enter a “£” British UK Pound sign (and other symbols) into messages.