Three Ways to Distort a Shape in Perspective in Adobe Illustrator

September 22nd, 2008 by MuMu

road in perspectiveThree ways to have perspective in Illustrator. This was performed on the CS3 version, but I don’t think it’s much different on CS2 ..

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How to Count Paths in Adobe Illustrator

September 11th, 2008 by MuMu

Document Info on IllustratorI always wanted to know how many paths contains an illustration I make, just to have an idea about its complexity & brag about it, but couldn’t find that info in Illustrator. Actually it’s very simple, should have searched better ..

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Translation with POEdit – Internationalize / Localize WP Themes Guide – Part 3

July 20th, 2008 by MuMu

Now that you made your theme translatable, let’s do the necessary to translate it.

For that you will have to use a translation software, in this guide we’ll use POEdit, so go ahead and download then install it.

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Save Time & Improve Productivity Using Launchy & XNeat Win Manager

July 6th, 2008 by MuMu

Launchy PreviewJust a quick thing about an article I read yesterday on Download.com Blog called Windows Starter Kit listing a lot of very useful freewares in various fields, I had already some installed & I have alternatives for others or just don’t need them. So from the list I only downloaded & installed two programs: Process Explorer & Launchy.

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Making it Translatable – Internationalize / Localize WP Themes Guide – Part 2

July 3rd, 2008 by MuMu

As I said there’s not only one method to internationalize a software but WordPress uses the GetText method & it’s the one we should use for the theme.

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Internationalize & Localize a WordPress Theme – Guide for Dummies – Part 1: Introduction

June 29th, 2008 by MuMu

I had really a hard time figuring out how to internationalize a WordPress theme for a “multilingual” site I’m working on & then to “localize” it. All that because the guides I read are made by geeks, & geeks never explain things properly… seriously!

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Disable Ctrl+W (Close Tab Shortcut) / Restore a Closed Tab – Firefox 3

June 28th, 2008 by MuMu

Firefox 3 LogoI don’t know about you, but for me this shortcut is really frustrating, I never use it but I often hit it by mistake while typing something & lose everything I wrote.

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How to Make Rapidshare Links Clickable & Save Copy / Paste Time

June 24th, 2008 by MuMu

RapidShare New LogoHmmm, a lot of ideas but rare time to post here … anyways, back to to topic, RapidShare.com has an upload limit of 100 mb but often the uploaded files are much bigger, packing them in split archive files allows that .. the problem is when you want to download a file of a few gigabytes (split to 10s of files) & all the links are just textual which means you can’t just click on them to start your download, but you have to copy then paste them on your browser’s address bar one by one.

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How to Have Anti Aliased Fonts on Windows XP (ClearType)

June 12th, 2008 by MuMu

I’ve just got new PC & using all my time setting it up & installing all the applications I had in the old computer, restoring my profiles etc. I noticed that the version of XP I have in this one is different from the old, except on Safari browser,there is no anti-aliasing in rendering fonts, if you don’t know what anti-alias is, there’s a page about it in Wikipedia: Read the rest of this entry »

Why All the Keyboard Shortcuts were Messed

June 3rd, 2008 by MuMu

Deck KeyboardW00t! Finally found out why!

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A Multi Language Plugin & a Symmetrical Shape

May 31st, 2008 by MuMu

OK, two things I learned today totally unrelated:

How to make WordPress multilingual, I need that for a new project that’s planned to be in three langauges, Arabic, English & French, it’s a Plug-in named Language Switcher: Read the rest of this entry »

Problems Upgrading to WordPress 2.5 & to Upload Pictures

May 26th, 2008 by MuMu

Only one post this month & this is the second, it’s not a lake of ideas or that I’m learning nothing, I just had no time, too busy with other stuff, even now I should be … sleeping after a long day of work …

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Turing Tests to Tutring Numbers & Captcha

May 8th, 2008 by MuMu

Hard CaptchaI thought the word “Turing” was an adjective, but when I looked in the dictionary, I didn’t find it, this was some time ago but I didn’t care till today.

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Make a Shining Sun & Rays in Adobe Illustrator

May 6th, 2008 by MuMu

Sun & Sun Rays Progress

OK, I had to invent this for an illustration I was making, & here I’m making a quick tutorial, I will give you the large lines, then you can experiment & have a final result that satisfy you :)

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How to Avoid Rejections when Submitting Vectors to iStockphoto

May 1st, 2008 by MuMu

OK, I already talked about my Vector application on iStockphoto then about the rejection of one of the samples required; well since then, I replaced the file rejected & got approved & now I’m officially an iStock illustrator yippeee!

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