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This article provides
information on: Windows Vista® - A Resolution-Independent
User Interface; Vista® 256x256 PNG Compressed
Icons; Compatibility with Windows® XP; Creating
a Vista® Compressed Icon, and Using Vista Compressed
Icons in Software Projects.
Backup: Your Most Important Task
who uses a computer to save or store files will
some time or another experience that heart stopping
moment when they realize their files are lost.
Don't let those files be lost forever. It's plain
and simple: if you use a computer, you need to
backup your data. It's not a question of whether
you should, but rather how you should...
How to Quit a Frozen Program
Blind panic has set
in as the program you're using refuses to quit.
This article shows how on nearly every occasion,
all you need do is press three keys on your keyboard
to solve the problem.
Captures, and Snapshots
A 'screenshot' or 'capture' is a still, digital
image, or 'snapshot' of what appears on all or
part of a computer screen. This article shows
how to easily take snapshots, provides guidance
image file types, and more.
What is Music?
Music is a word whose accepted definitions
vary with time, place and culture. It is said
to be an art, or form of entertainment, it is
often defined by contrast with noise or speech.
Some definitions of music place it explicitly
within a cultural context by defining music as
accept as musical. Enjoy this complete overview.
The Logo Guide
A company logo is used to assert a company's
identity. Branding (coherent logo, text style,
style) helps to create a sense of confidence
in a company, and also ensures that users recognise
a company from simple visual cues. This article
presents some of the important issues surrounding
Ten freeware titles that carry out their job
elegantly and efficiently, and together, provide
creative with an essential toolset.
Keeping up to date with the latest version of
a software title, or finding current descriptions
about the newest version of a program are essential
tasks of computer maintenance. Updates allow
developers to upgrade their code and data to
reflect bug fixes, feature additions, and added
Here's the low down on the world of the update...
Importance of Visual Continuity
A key component of ensuring web and software interfaces
create a positive impact is to provide visual continuity
in their design. Taking the example of a fictitious
company, this article covers the essential principles
that web and software designers need to consider.
The Colour Guide provides the reader with essential
knowledge about light and colour. The better informed
we become about colour, the more effectively we
can appreciate it's subtleties, and manipulate its
for NonDesigners: Part 1
for NonDesigners: Part 2
Perhaps you know all about the <font> tag.
You might have tried CSS, and naturally, you can
create a good-looking, well-optimized Web graphic.
Join Molly E. Holzschlag, Communications Director
for the World Organization of Webmasters, as she
uncovers the fundamentals of typography in her
two part extended article...
Sorry Tale of Cross Incompatibility
Making sure PC's and Mac's communicate.
Broaden your knowledge about the way computers manage
colour, how the Web-safe palette came to be, why
'safe' isn't really safe, and gain a deeper perspective
about Web colour in general. Molly E. Holzschlag's
informative article will show you how to aim for
the colour results that best meet your needs.
Local Area Network
This article describes how to install a local-area
network in your house with its' focus on simple
installations (two or three computers side-by-side).
Colour Printing: Part 1
Bob Swinbank of Cardinal Publicity provides an accessible
overview of the printing process by explaining the
fundamentals of The Four Colour Process.
Colour Printing: Part 2
Bob Swinbank continues his overview of the printing
process by explaining the fundamentals of Offset
Lithography, and The Five Stages of Print Production.
This page details the various domain status codes
and a brief description of each code. The document
is based on information from Network Solutions,
Inc. Registry Registrar Protocol (RRP) Version 1.1.0
Registrar Protocol (RRP) Version 1.1.0
This document describes a protocol for the registration
and management of second level domain names and
associated name servers in both generic Top Level
Domains (gTLDs) and country code Top LevelDomains
(ccTLDs). Be aware this is a large page at 203KB.