Wrap Text Around Object Effects

How To : Wrap text around an object in Pages '08

It's pretty standard when creating a document that requires some basic page layout formatting, that you're going to want to wrap or flow text around images. In this Apple tutorial, you'll see how easy it is to accomplish in Pages '08.

How To : Wrap text around paths in illustrator

To create an added interest with text, learn how to wrap text around paths or shapes using Illustrator software. This video from Task Tutorial shows us each step involved with wrapping text around an oval as an example. However, any shape or path can be used to wrap text aroun ...more

How To : Send an object through a table

Whether you're at a bar or just with a group of friends, this is a great illusion that makes it look as though you are sending a large object right through a table! Effect: After claiming he can send a coin through the table, the scamster instead slams his hand on a large sal ...more

How To : Create DIY Filters for Your Cell Phone

In photography, using filters over lenses is a common practice and provides a great way to set the mood or to create an artistic image. The only problem is that they can be quite costly and there currently aren't many available for cell phones specifially. Fortunately, there i ...more

How To : Use the Text Wrap panel with InDesign CS3

This video shows you how to use the Text Wrap panel to make text automatically flow around pictures or other objects in InDesign. You also learn how to control the way text on document pages interacts with items on master pages. Check out this cool video created by David Blatn ...more

How To : Fit text to a curve in Xara Xtreme

For anyone experimenting with graphic arts and interested in learning how to wrap text to a curve in Xara Xtreme, this tutorial shows how to create this effect. The tutorial uses the example of a circle and shows step-by-step how to wrap words around the curvature of the circl ...more

How To : Insert, format, resize & crop pictures in MS Word

This video is a Microsoft Word 2007 tutorial on working with pictures. To insert a picture in your document, click on Insert and select Picture, then find the picture, select and insert it. To resize the picture without distorting it, click and hold on the corner circles. You ...more

How To : Read Minds with a Simple Mentalism Effect

What if I told you that you could read minds? You'd most likely think I was crazy, and you'd be right. But what I really meant is that you could make people think that you could read minds, something that's not the least bit crazy. Performing mind reading — and it is a perfor ...more

How To Make A Coil Gun : Turning Electricity Into Velocity

In this article, I'll show you how to build a coil gun. A coil gun is a device that fires magnetic projectiles at high velocities, using electricity. Coil guns require no explosive propellant, therefor can be fired an infinite amount of time, providing that there is ammunition ...more

NR50 : The People to Watch in Mobile Augmented Reality

While the world is only recently becoming aware of its existence, augmented reality has been around in some form or another since the '90s. In the last decade, with the advancement and miniaturization of computer technology — specifically smartphones and tablets — AR has becom ...more

How To : Care for an Iguana Without a Cage

First of all, I would like you all to meet my good friend Iggy. There he is, in all his scaly reptilian glory. As you can see, he spends a lot more time on top of his cage than inside of it. You see, Iggy here doesn't deal well AT ALL with confinement. I don't know if it's pos ...more

How To : Wrap text around an image in Microsoft Word 2010

Learn how to add use text wrapping in your Microsoft Word 2010 documents. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular word processing application application or a seasoned MS Office professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Word 2010 workflow, you're sure to ...more

How To : Wrap text around your images in GoLive

When you place an image in the same box as text, chances are you're going to want the text to wrap around the image just as you would in page layout. In this tutorial, Terry White will show you just how easy it is to not only wrap the text around, but to also give your image s ...more

How To : Wrap text around a graphic in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Wrap text around picture in Microsoft Word

Ever wanted to wrap text around a picture in Microsoft Word (or most any other comparable word processor) but weren't sure how to do so? If so, you're in luck: this video tutorial will take you, step by step, through the wrapping process. To get started wrapping your own text ...more

How To : Wrap text around an image in WordPress

This video describes how to wrap text around an image in Wordpress. The video starts with an example describing the technique, showing a video left justified with text flowing around the right side of the image and then vice-versa. He then goes into the Wordpress editor and in ...more

How To : Wrap text around an image in Apple iWork Pages

Need a primer on how to turn on text wrapping in Apple's Pages? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from MacMost can present a full overview of the process in about five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watc ...more

How To : Wrap text around images in HTML 4

First of all you have to open the 'notepad'. Now you have to type in "<html>" in first line. Write "<head> in second line. Write "<title>this website contains text wrapped around images</title>". In the fourth line you have to type '<body bgcolor="#999999">'. This shall add a ...more

How To : Force text to flow around an object in QuarkXPress

Do you want to include an image in your Quark document? In this QuarkXPress video tutorial you will learn to use runaround for formatting. Learn how to add a custom padding shape, and format text around an image. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the v ...more

How To : Create tornado text in After Effects

In this video tutorial, Creative Cow contributing editor Eran Stern shows you a very cool way to create 3D ribbon text animation using After Effects CS3 Text tool. Part two enhances the 3D ribbon text composition by adding a ripple effect to the floor plus a flock of fireflies ...more

How To : Track a simple object in After Effects

Learn the fundamentals of position tracking in After Effects in this informative 5 minute tutorial from Patrick Carter. This video lesson involves attaching a text object to a moving cowboy on screen to demonstrate the basic transform tracking function.

How To : Make a cool quick text effect in After Effects

After Effects contains all manner of cool tools that you can use to create really appealing title effects for your films. This video will show you how to create one quick easy text effect in this powerful software suite by using a camera, null object, 3D text layers, and a par ...more

How To : Create orbiting 3D text in Apple's Motion 4

Ever wonder how to make your text spin in 3D around an object? This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to the Apple's popular motion graphics editor/compositing application or are a seasoned digital video professional simply wishing to get better acquainted w ...more

How To : Wrap a logo around a photo in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn to wrap a logo around a photographed object in Photoshop. Learn to work with smart objects and label grid to do the job. However, some of the initial steps are not shown in this video, so you might want to listen closely to the narration about t ...more

How To : Make paper fireproof

Watch this video to learn how to make paper fireproof. First, wrap paper very tightly around a metal object. Make paper fireproof. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Create a grip with paracord

When is a knot not a knot? When it's a grip. The knot outlined in this video isn't a knot per se but a way to wrap objects to increase their grip and also to store extra paracord. Specifically, this video demonstrates how to County Comm Micro Widgy Bar, which is a miniature p ...more

How To : Distort text in Illustrator

When you want to distort text, make sure to have the pathfinder tab open. This tutorial will show you how to manipulate text by moving around the letters and parts of each word, and using different effects that are pre-built into Illustrator. Simple, but well explained, this t ...more

How To : Apply opacity effects with InDesign CS3

This video shows you how to apply opacity effects to an object in InDesign, such as drop shadow, directional feather, and gradient feather. You learn how to separately control the opacities of stroke, fill, and text in an object, and create an object style from you transparenc ...more

How To : Create a free flash website using Wix

In this video, we learn how to create a free flash website using Wix. First, log online and go to "www.wix.com" and either create a screen name or log into your account. Now, click on "create" and choose a premade template or make one from scratch. Now, change the background t ...more

How To : Create masked text on a website using Flash 8

This tutorial shows you how to create masked text on a website in Flash 8. This type of effect allows you to hide part of an object or text and slowly reveal or "animate" it. Great for making spotlight kind of effects. Create masked text on a website using Flash 8. Click throu ...more

How To : Create a "cut" text effect in Xara Xtreme

Egg Bram teaches you how to create a cut text effect in Xara Extreme. Create a simple colored rectangle and add some text on top. Then select these two objects and go to Arrange - Combine Shapes - Subtract Shapes. Now the two objects have combined into one. Although the text a ...more

How To : Add or delete fill effects in MS Word 2007

For that, first, click insert, select any shape from the given options. Take drawing tools from format option. In that, we can choose from the most used colors , like, black, blue and red. Also we have options like, fill color. In that, theme color can be used for different ty ...more

How To : Create smart object border effects in Photoshop

It can get annoying to always have to create new borders to fit around different sized images when working in Photoshop CS3 or Illustrator CS3. But, if you were to create border effects with smart objects, you wouldn't have that problem. Dave likes to keep things flexible as h ...more

How To : Tie the Miller's Knot (bag or sack knot)

In order to tie a Miller's Knot, which is also known as the bag or sack knot, you should begin by wrapping the rope around the object you wish to bind: the Miller's knot is a binding knot. It is used to bind things. Next, wrap one of the free ends around it. You are, basically ...more

How To : Remove the background from an image in Photoshop

First double click on the image in layer window then name it and click on OK. Now if you use magic tool on the image and delete the background, it will also delete some of the image part. So to fix it you need to find that kind of places of the image and use brush tool to fill ...more

How To : Tie the San Diego Jam knot for heavy lures or jigs

Popularized in Southern California, the San Diego Jam knot is used primarily by fishermen. It's a great, sturdy knot aimed at success, and is gaining popularity everywhere, even in South America. If you're up for a new fishing knot, give this one a try. Watch the animation to ...more

How To : Do a 10 min resistance workout with Joel Harper

This video shows advance resistance workout for lower body and abs. This is a level 2 band work out video. To do this you need the bands. First wrap the bands tightly around both of your hands. In the first exercise to do the butt blaster go into a cat position. Hold the bands ...more

How To : Use the glow plug-in in After Effects

Many designers love hot, glowing looks. However, the After Effects Glow plug-in is available only in the Professional edition, and is not all that intuitive to use. This two-part module demonstrates how to use the same plug-in to get two quite different looks: "inside" glows f ...more

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