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.
Frankly, I never cared about the care labels on my clothing. They supposedly held some secret key to keeping clothes clean and bright, but who wants to look at little icons and a bunch of fine print for every single garment they wash?
Swyping is not just for letters anymore! In this tutorial, learn how to text numbers with super fast speed using your Swype app. Swype is a cool new way to send messages on your phone without ever taking your finger away from the screen. Check out this clip and Swype numbers, symbols, anything!
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...
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 391st installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use custom number formatting to insert symbols automatically.
Watch this video and listen to a fun hip hop track to learn Japanese Hiragana characters.
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 ‚Äòselection tool‚Äô from the right side to manipulate th...
This video is about creating sunbursts using symbols in Illustrator.
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.
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...
Takanori Tomita teaches you about Japanese symbols (Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana) learn when each type of script is used and how foreign words are written in Japanese.
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!
Having trouble finding the right words to express yourself? Maybe an icon or symbol would do a better job. Watch this video and learn how to use Cydia to add rare icons to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch keyboard.
This shows how to bypass youtubes block on certain characters in video descriptions.. something thats very annoying, especially in How-to/DIU videos that require some codes in the description using nothing more but some simple HTML.
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...
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...
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.
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.
Confused by all the crocheting abbreviations? Then watch this how to video tutorial to learn common symbols and abbreviations used for crochet. Get your double, single, and triple crochets symbols down.
Most modern Chinese words contain more than one syllable and therefore require multiple characters to write out. However, a person knowing the meanings of individual characters can often infer the general meaning of a word. In this video series, our expert will teach you how to write and pronounce the Chinese symbols for body parts.
In these Chinese language lessons, expert Xi Chen will show you how to write and pronounce words for school and school-related terms. She walks you through the formation of each character and explains each aspect in the process.
Chakras represent a connection of spiritual energy between the human body and the mind. Discover information on chakra symbols and meanings with tips on alternative medicine from a spiritual healer in this free video series on alternative healing and chakras.
In this video language lesson series, our expert will teach you how to write and pronounce a variety of Chinese symbols for flowers. You will learn about how each Chinese characters is formed and derived and get tips on pronunciation. Learn such flower words as rose, lily, tulip, and lotus flower.
Our expert, Xi Chen, will show you how to write and tell you how to say different words for entertainment and leisure activities in Chinese. She will walk you step by step through the formation of each word and explain each aspect in this process.
Our expert, Xi Chen, will show you how to say many different types of fruits names in Chinese. She will walk you step by step through each name and explain each one at a time. Since there is a lot of important detail in each these lessons are invaluable to the serious student!
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 make symbols on Word or any other typing program in Windows. Type symbols in Windows XP.
This Adobe Flash CS4 tutorial shows you how to create a graphic symbol. Creating a graphic symbol lets you reuse the image in other projects, and set up a few other interactive and dynamic functions when you incorporate graphic symbols into your animations.
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.
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.
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...
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.