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How To : Open Word documents on Mac or PC

If you're one of the many people who work with Macs and PCs, the odds are you work with file formats that are more often than not incompatible with the other computers. This can be a major problem if you run into it with your Word documents. This tutorial will show you how to ...more

How To : Open, close & save documents in MS Word 2007

In this beginners video, the instructor shows how to use Word 2007 by opening, closing, and saving documents. When you open the Microsoft Word software with out any documents, the window looks gray indicating the same. There is an office button present in the top left corner o ...more

How To : Use Word Viewer to open or print documents

Even if you don't have Microsoft Office Word 2007, you can open Word documents with Word Viewer. In this instructional video, a Microsoft employee shows how you and your coworkers can download Word Viewer and the Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 F ...more

How To : Export OpenOffice Writer documents as PDF files

In order to protect your word processed documents, it is a good idea to export them for distribution as PDF files, which allows you to encrypt, and add password protection to your work. Open Office Writer includes a built-in Export to PDF feature, and in this screencast tutori ...more

How To : Hack Flash Games

This is a tutorial showing you how to easily hack flash (.swf) games! You only need two things: A flash game (in .swf format) and Flasm (an amazing flash disassembler). Getting Flasm Download Flasm Flasm can be downloaded from the no|wrap.de website. Save & Extract Save ...more

How To : Create a tween with Motion Tween in Flash CS4

Creating a motion tween in Flash CS4, which is moving one image from one position to another position. 1. Open a blank document in Flash CS4. 2. Drag and drop an image onto the stage. 3. Then convert the image into a movie symbol. Make the registration point to the center. 4. ...more

How To : Use text clippings for Mac OS

In this video, we learn how to use text clippings for Mac OS. First, open up TextEdit and then select the text you want. After this, drag the entire bit of text into the finder window or the desktop. After this, you will have a document that is named after the first few charac ...more

How To : Animate pictures using Fireworks 8

In this tutorial, we learn how to animate pictures using Fireworks 8. First, open up Fireworks 8, then open up your picture and zoom in to make it a full screen. You can also draw your picture inside of a blank document on the page. After you have drawn your image onto the scr ...more

How To : Pull the fire and water pen pranks

New to the pranking business? Well, this video tutorial ought to start you off good and proper. Here, you will learn how to perform the liquid pen prank. Maybe it's called something different, like water pen prank, but the point is to remove everything from the pen, then fill ...more

How To : Open Windows mail attachments on a Mac

When you're a Windows OS user it's very easy to send out attachments on emails as .doc documents, made in Microsoft Office or Excel. But just because you're a Windows user doesn't mean your friend or coworker is. Or say that you're a MAC user and your friend keeps loading you ...more

How To : Merge PDF documents with Preview in Mac OS X 10.6

PDF is a Portable Document Format, which is a popular format to represent documents and pass it over the internet. You can merge different PDF documents to obtain a single document. You can do this on your Mac, using the preview option. Preview does a lot more than the name su ...more

How To : Make a Jeopardy board using Powerpoint 2007

Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful software to make presentations. It can also be used to make a Jeopardy board. To do this open a new PowerPoint presentation. Start with a title layout. Now add a gradient to its background. To do it right click on it and select the fill optio ...more

How To : Record video on your Apple iPhone 3G for free

This video will show you how to record video on your Apple iPhone 3G for free! This is a complete guide to installing the iPhone Video Recorder on your iPhone 3G, which also works on the First Generation iPhone. Learn how to fill in the missing feature of video recording on y ...more

How To : Make a candy bar for a miniature dollhouse

Garden of Imagination describes how to make a miniature candy bar for a doll house. First find a photo of the type of candy bar you want online. Once you find the image you want right click the icon and select "copy". Open a new MS Word document and paste into it. It should be ...more

How To : Create a warm, grungy background in Photoshop

Learn how to create a warm, grungy background in Photoshop. - Open up a brand new document at 1280 x 720. - Fill the document with a muddy brown color. - Using the elliptical tool, creates a shape in the center. - Go to Layer -> Adjustment layers -> Levels and click okay. - G ...more

How To : Create metallic text in Adobe Illustrator CS3

Let TutVid teach you how to make metallic text is Adobe Illustrator CS3. This video shows you how to do it step by step. You only need basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator CS3 to do this. 1. Start with a blank illustrated document. You don't need anything else to begin with. ...more

How To : Distort text & apply a 3D look in Photoshop

Being able to create documents that stand out and impress is the theme of this how-to video on creating 3D text. Using an open Photoshop window, the pleasant sounding narrator guides you through the process of turning regular text into 3D. The narrator also supplies helpful ti ...more

How To : Create dotted lines in Photoshop

In this tutorial Photoshopuniverse describes how to create dotted lines in Adobe Photoshop using the brush palette. First create a new blank document in Adobe Photoshop. To open brushes palette, go to menu Window - Brushes. By adjusting spacing and hardness of brush under Brus ...more

How To : Fix or Retrieve Data From A Bad Hard Drive

This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do: 1. Fix a hard drive with a corruption problem (i.e., blue screen) or that is full of viruses to the point of being inoperable. 2. Retrieve data from a hard dr ...more

How To : Create a simple movie poster in Photoshop

This video tutorial from TutVid shows how to create a simple movie poster text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS4. * First create a new file by clicking File-New. Set Width to 650 , Height to 960 and Background Contents to White. Click OK. * Press the 'G' button to grab the gradie ...more

How To : Use Zotero to create bibliographies & citations

Learn to use Zotero to create bibliographies and citations with this tutorial. In addition, collect and organize information from all sources. So help correct the sources research paper. Before using the excitation features, make sure to select and prepare the style of your pa ...more

How To : Upgrade Your Motorola XOOM 3G to Verizon's 4G LTE

The Motorola XOOM was just released last week to Android-hungry fans waiting the next best thing to Apple's iPad. But should it have been released, considering Verizon's switching to the 4G LTE network soon? From what I saw across Android forums, yes—because most could not wa ...more

How To : Recover Lost Files and Images

You've had a massive hard disk failure.. ...in your PC or laptop and like a large number of people who think it will never happen to them...you did not have a backup of those 2000+ family pictures, those hundred of important Word documents, those family videos that you downlo ...more

How To : Test if your AntiVirus is working

James Marey teaches how to test whether your Anti virus is still working perfectly. First right-click anywhere on your desktop, go to 'New' and select 'Text Document' to open a new document. Now find some text containing a virus from the internet or you copy the text from the ...more

How To : Setup your printer on a Macbook Pro

This video demonstrates how to setup a printer on a Macbook Pro.Open the document you wish to open. Go the File menu on the top bar menu and select Print. On the Print dialogue box, you will notice that no printer is selected. Click on the drop down menu to select Add A Printe ...more

How To : Insert WordArt with Microsoft Office Word 2007

In order to insert Word Art, into your document, using Microsoft Word 2007, you will need to begin by opening your document. Next, find "Insert", at the top of your screen. Click on it. This will take you to the Insert Tool Bar. Find Word Art. Choose the style that you would l ...more

How To : Use HTML and open & closed brackets

To open the body of an HTML first open the HTML document, to do so write an open bracket, then html, the close the bracket. Next press enter. Type another open bracket, then type the word body, then type a closed bracket. Next press enter again. Now you can type an open bracke ...more

How To : Change icons in My Computer

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to change an icon in My Computer. Users will need to already have a picture of the icon that they want to change to. Begin by opening the drive. Right-click anywhere, select New and click on Text Document. Name the document "autorun.in ...more

How To : Record a call with a Skype add-on

Learn how to record calls by using Skype in this video tutorial. 1. Open Skype and go to Tools. 2. Then go to Extras. 3. Then go to Get Extras. 4. You will see a new small Skype extras manager window. 5. There is a search bar on the top right corner of Skype extras manager. 6. ...more

How To : Convert a Word document to PDF

In this how-to video, you will learn how to change a .doc file into a .PDF file. Open the document in Microsoft Office. Go to file and select print. Change the printing device to the CutePDF Writer. Click okay and save the file as whatever name you want. Once this is done, nav ...more

How To : Create a bibliography with MS Word 2007

In order to create a bibliography with Microsoft Word 2007, you will need to access the reference tool bar, at the top of your screen. Click on references. Open your document. Put your cursor where you want to make the entry. Then, click on Manage sources. Fill in the pop-up t ...more

How To : Create a neon text effect in Photoshop

Open a document and change the background to black. Make sure the foreground color is white, now simple use the text tool and write whatever you need to. Create a copy of the layer and switch to the copied layer. (The one at the top of the layers box) Now go to Edit / Stroke ...more

How To : Add drawings and free-form shapes in MS Word 2007

In this Microsoft Word tutorial the instructor shows how to add a drawing or a free form shape to a document. Using the canvas in the Microsoft Word 2007 can be very helpful in adding graphical content to your document. Adding shapes and special effects like shadows, 3D will g ...more

How To : Create an explosive color swath in Photoshop

This video will help you learn how to create an Explosive rainbow color swath in Photoshop. First open a new file, keep the width 845, height 475, RGB color mode and white background. In the file select dark gray for the complete document. Go to filters, select distort in it a ...more

How To : Launch programs quickly with the Mac OS X Finder

Sometimes there are applications, documents and folders that you need to access quickly. Maybe your dock is getting a little crowded and you'd prefer not to populate them in there. Well, there are other places you can put them to access them quickly. In this video tutorial, yo ...more

How To : Encrypt your Microsoft Office documents

Check out this tutorial and learn how to encrypt Microsoft Office files to help prevent unauthorized people from opening a workbook, document, or presentation. Watch the video to see how easy it is to set a password to help you control who can open or modify the Office files y ...more

How To : Restore lost browser favorites and bookmarks

It's easy to restore lost browser bookmarks from a backup copy. Here are step-by-step instructions for Internet Explorer and Firefox. Step 1: Open Wizard Click on Internet Explorer’s “Add to Favorites” button. Select “Import and Export” from the drop-down menu. Step 2: Impor ...more

How To : Use Microsoft Office OneNote 2007

Do you ever wish you had a way to jot down an idea, and then illustrate it with a page from a document, a photo and a sound clip, all without opening multiple applications? Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 note-taking program is that advanced notepad, and is better than ever with ...more

How To : Insert clip art with Microsoft Office Word 2007

This video tutorial is in the Software category which will show you how to insert clip art with Microsoft Office Word 2007. Open a word document and click on 'insert' tab on the navigation bar and then click on 'clip art'. The task pane will show up on the right side of the pa ...more

How To : Create a vector RSS icon in Illustrator

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to create a vector RSS icon in Illustrator. Open illustrator and open a new document. Select the ‘rounded rectangle tool’ from the rectangle menu. Click and drag to draw a rounded square. Select the gradient fill on the le ...more

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