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How To: Scan Laundry Care Symbols with Your iPhone to See How You're Actually Supposed to Wash Clothes

When it comes to washing clothes, the laundry symbols on your tags might as well be hieroglyphics. They're difficult to interpret, easy to forget, and even easier to ignore. But if you don't want to ruin expensive designer clothes, blankets, and other fiber-based materials, you need to figure out the meaning behind those tiny icons. Thankfully, your iPhone can help out.

How To: What All the Bluetooth & Wi-Fi Symbols Mean in iOS 11's New Control Center (Blue, Gray, or Crossed Out)

Apple took a giant step forward in terms of user customization with the new Control Center in iOS 11. With an improved design, buttons you can pick and choose from, and even a new default Cellular Data toggle, it's definitely a better iPhone experience. However, Apple also took a giant step backward with the confusing Bluetooth and Wi-Fi toggles.

How To: Add symbols and emoticons to your text on Facebook

Here we learn how to insert secret symbols from your keyboard onto Facebook or any other regular program. This only works on PCs, sorry Mac users! By holding down the alt key and pressing numbers on the keypad from 1-9 and beyond, we discover there are many different symbols that pop up. There are smiley faces, arrows, numbers, punctuation marks, and various other random symbols. Exploring these on your own is simple and will show you everything there is to choose from. You can get creative w...

How To: Animate symbols with a bone tool in Adobe Flash CS4

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to animate symbols with a bone tool in Adobe Flash CS4. Open up a stage in Adobe Flash and put say five oval symbols vertically like links in a chain. All the symbols are in one layer. Grab the bone tool from the right side, click the mouse on the top of the 1st link and drag and leave it at the bottom or the top of the 2nd link. Now repeat this process for the top four links. Take the ‘selection tool’ from the right side to manipulate th...

How To: Access symbols & accent characters on Mac keyboard

When creating business documents or communicating with colleagues in other countries with your Apple computer, it's often necessary to use certain typographic symbols. In this video, you'll learn how you can use quick key combinations to access certain characters. For more on accessing symbols and accent characters on your keyboard in Mac OS X, watch this video tutorial from Apple.

How To: Use ">" (greater than) and "<" (less than) symbols

In this video the author explains how to identify the less than (<) and greater than (>) symbols and when to use them. She explains to us to relate the numbers to animals stating that the smaller numbers are smaller animals and bigger numbers are bigger animals. Now she tells us to imagine that smaller animals are eaten up by the larger animals. So she shows a smaller number comes on the left side of '<' sign and bigger number comes on the right side of '<' sign stating that the bigger number...

How To: Remember "greater than" & "less than" symbols

This video shows you how to easily remember "greater than" and "less than" math symbols. The first thing you have to remember is that "less than" symbol looks like the letter L ("less than" symbol is "<"). When you see this sign, remember that < looks like L and means "less than". The other symbol, "greater than" does not look like the letter L, therefore it cannot be "less than" and it's easier to remember. The "greater than" symbol is ">". That's it! Good Luck!

How To: Translate a sentence into math symbols

We will be translating the sentence "twice y differs from 5 by more than two, “into a mathematical equation. The word twice generally means two times, so 2*y (because y comes next in the sentence). Differs normally means is different and a difference from something in a mathematical sentence means subtraction most of the time, thus minus five. We don't know if we’re talking about below 5 or above 5 on the number line, so we put absolute value around the equation. More than implies a greater t...

How To: Turn off AutoCorrect symbols in Excel

In this Excel magic trick video the instructor shows how to stop automatic copyright symbol ©. While using Microsoft Excel when you type the letter c in between a pair of curved braces Excel automatically turns it into the copy symbol © even if we did not intend to use it. Now to get rid of this feature go to the file menu and then to the options menu. In the options window that pops up go to the proofing sub menu and there is a button for auto correct options. Go into it and it shows the lis...

How To: Use symbols or stock photos in Illustrator CS2

The next time you find yourself in need of the same element in multiple places on your page, it’s probably time to check out Adobe Illustrator CS2’s Symbols. Symbols are more efficient than just duplicating elements in your document, and they also allow your Illustrator documents to print faster. Lastly if you ever need to update all those elements it’s much faster to update the master symbol.

How To: Create and apply custom symbols in Adobe Illustrator CS5

In this clip, you'll learn how to make use of the Symbol tool when doing design work in Adobe Illustrator CS4 or CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Make a cartoon out of symbols

Did you ever think a question mark could turn into a cartoon? Well, grab your pen because Bruce Blitz is going to show you how you can create cartoons from symbols. This is an easy way to learn to draw cartoons. All you need is paper, pencil, markers, colored chalks or colored pencils, and an eraser. First, draw a question mark. Next, draw 2 C’s (one backwards) for eyes at the top point. The curve in the question mark will become a nose. Add 2 pupils and eyebrows facing up. Draw hair and an e...

How To: Create and use symbols and instances in Flash CS3 Pro

This video introduces the concept of symbols and instances in Flash. It shows you that symbols are objects that can be reused as instances, and targeted with ActionScript code. The tutorial shows you the difference between graphic, movie clip, and button symbols, and how to modify both symbols and instances in different ways. Create and use symbols and instances in Flash CS3 Pro.

How To: Save libraries and symbols in Illustrator

In this video we will take a look at how you can speed up your Illustrator processes and workflow by saving out libraries of symbols, graphic styles, swatches and more. Also get the scoop on symbols and why it may be advantageous to build up several libraries to have at your disposal. These are great tips for those who use Illustrator often. Save libraries and symbols in Illustrator.

How To: Edit symbols in Flash

In this video tutorial you will learn to edit symbols in Macromedia Flash. Please note that if you modify a symbol stored in your library, all the instances of that symbol will be changed too. An example of changes you could perform is to modifiy a fill color and stroke appearance. Edit symbols in Flash.

How To: Use symbols in Flash CS4

Adobe Flash Creative Suite 4, or CS4, Professional software is the industry-leading authoring environment for creating engaging interactive experiences. It is ideal for interactive designers, graphic designers, and developers. But having the program isn't enough; you need to know how to use it. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use symbols in Adobe Flash CS4. Use symbols in Flash CS4.

How To: Create custom spray can symbols in Illustrator CS2

Illustrator allows symbols to be placed on a graphic with a convenient spray-paint icon. The longer the mouse button is held while the spray can is in use, the more copies of the Symbol are produced. In this Illustrator CS2 video tutorial you will learn create and use vector shapes in the spray can. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Create custom spray can symbols in Illust...

Chalk It Up to Experience: How to Make Realistic Chalk Symbols in Photoshop

Need help getting started on this week's WTFoto Challenge? Look no further! In this tutorial, I will teach you how to create simple chalk symbols and writing in Photoshop. So read through this post and try it out yourself—or I'll tell your cousin what you said when you were drunk that one time. Keep in mind that the steps are similar for other programs, such as GIMP.

How To: Create a movie clip symbol in Adobe Flash

Learn how to use a movie clip symbol in Flash to repeat or reuse an animated library item. This free video software tutorial will walk you through the entire process. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started creating movie clip symbols within Adobe Flash yourself, watch this handy designer's guide.

How To: Connect a class to a symbol in Adobe Flash Professional CS5

In this clip, we learn how to connect a class to a symbol within Flash Professional CS5. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application, new to ActionScript 3.0 or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure to be well served by this clip. For more information, and to get started tying classes to symbols in your own Flash projects, watch this video guide.

How To: Create a heart symbol on your computer

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a heart and other symbols on a computer. To make a heart, you will want to click on "run" and type in symbols inside of the white space. A new window will come up with a number of different symbols for you to choose from. You can choose the heart symbol on this, or you can choose any other symbol you would like to use. This isn't like clip art, it's just a simple symbol that anyone can use while they are in a word processing program and need a symbol tha...

How To: Make symbols on your computer using alt codes

It is possible to add a little extra personality and ting to your facebook, myspace, or most any messaging system online by adding characters such as hearts, smiley faces and many more. With this video you will see the simple alt codes you can use to personalize your messages by pressing alt + a number.

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