Straight Line

How To : Use the Straight Line Tool in Xara Web Designer

In this web design tutorial learn how to use the straight line tool. Although the straight line tool might seem like a useless tool I can tell you from experience it is very useful. Especially if you have ever attempted to draw a straight line with a tool other than the straig ...more

How To : Derive the equation of a straight line

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to derive a straight line equation. He shows us a process that consists of two steps. In step one he uses the slope formula to obtain the slope of the line which is the ratio of difference of y-coordinates and difference of x-coordinat ...more

How To : Use rise over run to graph a straight line

In this video the tutor shows how to graph a straight line using the rise over run method. The rise over run trick allows you to graph a straight line as long as you have a starting point and a slope value in the form of a fraction. The first step is to graph the starting poin ...more

How To : Ride a bike in a straight line while looking behind

This how-to video offers some tips for maintaining a straight line when you have to look away briefly. Most riders will veer around wildly when they're not looking where they're going, but work up the skills to keep moving forward safely. Watch this video cycling tutorial and ...more

How To : Evaluate a line integral along a straight line segment

This video tutorial is in the Education category which will show you how to evaluate a line integral along a straight line segment using the definition of the line integral. This video evaluates a line integral along a straight line segment using a parametric representation of ...more

How To : Draw a straight line

Watch this video for a simple demonstration on how to draw a straight line.

How To : Cut a straight line with a homemade jig

In this home improvement video, Bob Schmidt shows you how to cut a straight line every time with a homemade jig.

How To : Animate a pencil drawing a straight line in Flash

Creative Cow contributing editor Tony Ross introduces drawing techniques in Flash, as well as how to use Masking, Motion and Shape Tweens to create an animated pencil drawing a line. Tools used are the Rectangle tool, Pencil tool, and Free Transform tool. Animate a pencil draw ...more

How To : Do straight line footwork in speed skating

Learn some fancy speed skating foot work from a professional. Watch this how to video tutorial to learn how to practice straight line footwork. This speed skating technique is super fancy and it only takes three steps.

How To : Cut a straight line

Knowing how to cut a straight line is essential for most projects. AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter demonstrates one technique for cutting a straight line. With his tips, you'll have no problem getting perfect cuts every time. To assist with your cutting, first clamp a frami ...more

How To : Graph a straight line given its equation

Doug Simms who runs a page at free math tutoring shows in this video a very broken down process that can help you understand how to graph a straight line from an algebraic equation and why it is that way. On a smart projecting board, in a slide show creating software, he expla ...more

How To : Find a slope of a straight line with: Ax + By + C = 0

In this video the instructor shows how to find the slope of an equation which is in the form Ax + By + C = 0. He says that the formula to find the slope of a line in the above form is slope m = -A/B, where A and B are the numeric constants of the variables x and y in the given ...more

How To : Cut a Straight Line with a Power Saw.

How to cut a straight line every time, like a pro, using a circular saw. Another renovating tip from Uncle Knackers. Please, if you found this video useful, thumbs up, comment and subscribe to my Channel. Cheers. Video: .

How To : Make a skewed horizon line straight in Adobe Photoshop

Do some of your pictures appear just a little bit lopsided or skewed? Learn how you can make a skewed horizon or other line straight with Adobe Photoshop.

How To : Create Parabolic Curves Using Straight Lines

Curve stitching is a form of string art where smooth curves are created through the use of straight lines. It is taught in many Junior High and High School art classes. I discovered it when my math students started showing me the geometric art they had created. The process of ...more

How To : Interpret the straight heart line & head line on your palm

In this video, we learn how to palm read the straight heart line and head line. If the thumb is farther away from the hand this means they like to spend money a lot and don't hold onto it. The line across the top of the hand that is straight is very rare. Islands on this line ...more

How To : Make straight lines

Learn how to make a simple device out of stuff you can find around the house (including a bubble tape container). You'll have straight lines each time you use this device.

How To : Cut the moon in ten with only three straight lines

Cutting the moon and making the shape perfectly round is simple. Usually we have problems drawing a circle free-hand. In order to draw a perfect circle, we require circle making instruments. So, a compass would be a good tool to have. It also fits in your pocket. Now, the miss ...more

How To : Keep your grout lines straight when laying tile

If you knock down a wall, planning to extend an existing tile floor, you'll face a real problem trying to keep the tiles straight. In this tutorial, Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates how you keep your lines straight when laying tile. It's not complicated or expensiv ...more

How To : Cut straight lines in glass

Check out this video to learn how to score and cut straight lines in glass.

How To : Create Concentric Circles, Ellipses, Cardioids & More Using Straight Lines & Circles

Using only a circle and straight lines, it's possible to create various aesthetic curves that combine both art and mathematics. The geometry behind the concentric circle, ellipse, and cardioid dates back centuries and is easily found in the world around us. From an archery tar ...more

How To : Line up your quilting fabric for a straight cut

See how to line up the selvedge edges of your fabric so you cut straight strips every time. Complicated quilts require almost every piece of fabric to have precise dimensions to fulfill an exact geometric purpose in the quilt design. Watch this instructional quilting video to ...more

How To : Paint straight accent lines on a wall with a wide-angle level and other tips

Painting straight, even accent lines on a wall (or racing stripes on a car for that matter) can be infuriating, but there are some tools and tricks that can make it much easier. This video will show you how to use a wide-angle level and one simple trick with paint tape to make ...more

How To : Smooth and straighten lines in Adobe Flash

First select the pencil tool then click on pencil mode which is located at the bottom of the toolbar, select straighten and draw a line as in the video. Now you can see that the line is automatically adjusted, it will make the round and straight shape in the line depending on ...more

How To : Draft a Basic Bodice Pattern

Unlock the secret to clothing design. If you can draft and sew a basic bodice you can design virtually any kind of t-shirt, blouse or other top! Attach a skirt and you now have a dress! Take your measurements by using the guide in the " How to Take Your Measurements" section a ...more

How To : Tie a transport knot

Professional truck driver, Yesterday Irmani, teaches us how to tie a time honored, weight sustaining knot, for transportation purposes. To tie what is known in Brazil as "the Paulista", make sure to secure one section of your rope around the base of your cargo to something st ...more

How To : How Round Is Your Circle? Engineering Puzzles Explained

Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into pieces that can be rearranged into a square? If you think you can, you may have mastered the Pythagorean theorem. Can you figure out how to draw a straight line without a reference edge? If so, you might just be the pioneer of the ...more

How To : Sew a straight stitch

The video shows us how to sew a straight stitch which is really simple. The needle which is already being threaded and knotted on the other side is made to weave in and out in a straight line. It is done as straight as possible and though the video doesn't show it being done p ...more

How To : Ride a horse with some basic instruction

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to ride a horse with some basic instructions. This video is from Livestrong. The first lesson is how to create a correct back position that enhances our ability to stay balanced in a saddle. You should create a strai ...more

How To : Perform a pedestal routine to improve your running

In this video, Coach Jay demonstrates the pedestal routine, which utilizes aspects of yoga and Pilates. There are three factors which should be taken into account before starting: first, you should maintain your breathing throughout. Next, make sure to engage the muscles aroun ...more

How To : Graph linear inequalities

Solving the Inequalities using graph, first you have to take the inequality equation into equal. Then convert the equation into straight line equation i-e(y=mx+c). Giving own values for 'x' like (-1, 0, 1) we would get the value for 'y'. By plotting these points in the graph, ...more

How To : Making paper lace flowers (doily flowers)

To make paper lace flowers, also known as doily flowers, you first need to get some paper lace. Fold the first tip over and then turn the laces over just a little bit. Fold on the straight line every time. Fold three more times. At this point you will see half of your flower. ...more

How To : Get strong hips with single leg cable swim strokes

Learn how to single leg single cable swim strokes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You may have done swim strokes before with the cable machine, but this version asks that you do them on one leg. The added balance challenge pushes this back exercise ...more

How To : Strengthen your upper body with alternating T push ups

Learn how to do alternating T push ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The T push-up variation offers all of the benefits of the standard push-up, plus the added benefit of training your balance and coordination. Focus on power, strong quick moveme ...more

How To : Make an extra long ping pong smoke bomb

The video shows how to make an extra long ping pong smoke bomb. For this we need a long sheet of aluminum foil (length of the foil depends on the number of ping pong balls we use), 12 ping pong balls is used in the video (any number of balls can be used), a pair of scissors an ...more

How To : Use differentiation equations to solve for position

This video teaches how to use calculus find the position, velocity and acceleration of an object. Imagine an object moving on a straight line. It's position at any time (t) is given as s(t) pronounced "s of t". It's velocity is v(t)= s'(t) which is the derivative of s(t). It's ...more

How To : Fit a martingale on your horse

First of all you need to know that there are different types of Martingale Fit. In this tutorial you are first shown a running Martingale Fit. It is attached around the neck by wrapping it. You have to make sure to wrap it around the neck in such a way that it fits to come exa ...more

How To : Swim the backstroke for beginners

The back crawl is different to most strokes because you cannot see where you are going. It is a good idea to count how many strokes it takes you to swim a length so you will know when you are getting close to the end of the pool. Try and swim with all of your body close to the ...more

How To : Do a chest press exercise with resistance tubing

This exercise is great for shaping and strengthening the chest muscles. The chest is scientifically named the pectoralis. This muscle is used any time you push a chair up to the table, shut a car door, or push a shopping cart. There are two muscles that make up the pectoralis. ...more

How To : Workout running muscles with long stride runs

Learn how to do long stride runs across a floor. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For a long stride run, you'll take the biggest step you can with every stride, pushing off the floor into the air. Pushing yourself over the floor from your legs rather ...more

How To : Make Tight Loops When Fly Casting

When casting a flyrod, in most cases, tight loops will allow the fly to travel farther, more accurately, and with less effort. To cast these tight loops, the tip of the rod must travel in a straight line path, slack must be eliminated, and there must be a constant acceleration ...more

How To : Draft a Basic Pant Pattern

Written Instructions with accompanying video for anyone who wants to make a basic pant exactly to your measurements! Please get your correct measurements before you begin from How to Take Your Measurements. Video: . Note: Solid lines are the final cutting lines. Dotted lines a ...more

How To : Tie a bent solomon bar on a line

The Solomon Bar is one of the more versatile ties in the paracording genre of knot tying. Although most prefer the straight line, in this video you will learn how to tie a bent line in your knot. You will get a full tutorial of the entire process with each step shown up close ...more

How To : Improve Linear Speed and Running for in Young Athletes

One of the most important skills to imbue into young athletes is how to run properly. This will improve their linear speed and enable them to excel no matter what sport they play. This video demonstrates some training drills that you can do with your young athlete to teach the ...more

How To : Trim your own bangs to save time & money

We know what you're thinking: You have two left hands and even cutting in a straight line is a monumental feat. But trust us, even butterfingers can cut their bangs professionally. In fact, if you tend to cut slightly slanted or jaggedy then your bangs will look even better! ...more

How To : Read palms in the art of plamistry

Learn how to read a person just by looking at their hand using the ancient art of palmistry. Step 1 Read the dominant hand – the one a person uses to write with; it reveals what’s going on now. The passive hand represents a person’s inherited characteristics. Markedly differ ...more

How To : Show your child different types of lines

Children think that a line is a line. Usually a straight line. This video shows children that there are different types of lines. Show your child different types of lines. Click through to watch this video on studio4kids.tv

How To : Perform a "needle" dance move (for kids)

A needle is when one foot is on the ground (flat) in-line with the shoulders, and the opposite leg is kicked back, reaching for the sky. This puts the dancer in a "needle" position, with the straight legs forming a straight line, from head to toe. In this dance lesson, you'll ...more

How To : Lay sod for a perfect lawn

The quickest way to get a gorgeous lawn is to lay sod, uniform patches of grass-covered soil held together by matted roots. It will go more smoothly if you know a few landscaping tricks. Learn how to lay sod for a perfect lawn with this how to video. You Will Need * A soil te ...more

How To : Cut and glue PVC pipes for sump pump system installations

This video from Basement Watchdog will help you with cutting and gluing the PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) pipes for their sump pump systems (backup or primary or combo), but this video also applies to all applications where PVC conduit is needed. Learn how to saw a pipe in a straig ...more

How To : Find the slope given 2 points

This tutorial will show you how to determine the slope of a line if you are given two coordinates on a coordinate plane. You should first find the location of each point on the plane, remembering that the coordinates are in the format of x-axis (or horizontal movement), follow ...more

How To : Make a soccer goal with a chip shot

Become a better footballer with Coach King's Skill School from the UK's best-selling football magazine, MATCH in this how-to video. A chip shot looks like a regular kick, but actually forms an arc instead of in a straight line. Watch this video soccer tutorial and learn how to ...more

How To : Do a seated row exercise for weigh training

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a seated row exercise. Keep your back and your body in a straight line. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This supine row exercise works the back, biceps and posterior deltoids. Watch this strength traini ...more

How To : Do a supine row exercise weight lifting exercise

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a supine row weight lifting exercise. Keep your back straight and your body in a straight line. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This supine row exercise works the back, biceps and posterior deltoids.

How To : Apply eye shadow for an Arabic inspired look

Watch this instructional cosmetics video to apply eye shadows for an Arabic inspired look. Use a painterly paint pot for a base eye shadow. The M.A.C 217 brush can give even coats for this multilayered effect. Place a piece of Scotch tape on your face to create a straight line.

How To : Do a side leg lift circle pilates exercise

The side leg lift series is part of the classical Pilates repertoire and the circles strengthen the core, flatten the abdominal muscles and tone the inner and outer thighs. If you feel strain in your lower back, bring your legs slightly forward of your body, but for a real cha ...more

How To : Do cobra footwork in speed skating

The cobra footwork is a straight line footwork speed skating technique. This trick was named after the "Cobra" snake for its snake like movement, or slither across the ice. Skate like a cobra. Fast and furious!

How To : Practice skating backwards

You can practice skating backwards. There is a drill you can do. Set up five to ten sticks in a straight line and begin to c cut thrust down the length of the ice.

How To : Make a Support Halter Top

To make a support halter top shirt, you will need: Pattern for a basic bodice Draft paper or newspaper Yardstick Pen or pencil Scissors Cotton fabric 2 foam bra cups Matching thread Watch the following video for visual instructions, and make sure to reference the text below. ...more

How To : Use Google Maps to Measure the Distance Between 2 or More Points

If you want to find out the linear distance between your hotel and a landmark or restaurant you want to visit, Google Maps has a great feature that lets you quickly measure the distance between two or more points. It's perfect for getting an idea of how far places are in relat ...more

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