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postheadericon How to Create Background Colour in TextEdit (Macs)

How to Create Background Colour in TextEdit (Macs)

If you want your text in TextEdit look more special, you could add background colour to it. Read this article for tips on how you can add background colour to your text. 1 Open your document of TextEdit. 2 Highlight the text. 3 Move your cursor to the middle-top of the page. 4 Click the icon that has the letter “a” on it with a diagonal line. When you click the button, a drop-down box will appear under the icon, with colours you could choose from. The colours are for…

postheadericon How to Create a Windows Icon

How to Create a Windows Icon

Four Methods:Drawing an Icon From ScratchConverting an Image to a .ico File with ConverticonConverting an Image to an .ico File with Image Editing SoftwareReplacing a Desktop Icon With One You’ve CreatedCommunity Q&A Windows icons are those tiny images on your desktop you click on to launch software on your PC. While you can customize your colors and backgrounds in Windows, the way your icons look is generally dictated by the person who writes the software. That is, unless you make your own icons! Whether you want to create one from…

postheadericon How to Create a WordPress Website or Blog Using cPanel

How to Create a WordPress Website or Blog Using cPanel

This guide will take you through getting a good Virtual Private Server (VPS) rather than the alternative of shared hosting or generic WordPress packages where in both instances your website is fighting over resources with other websites. The great thing about Virtual Private Servers (VPS) are that they are scalable – to start off you’ll want a simple no-thrills Virtual Private Servers (VPS). However if your website or blog really takes off and your website is starting to slow down you can simply have your Virtual Private Server (VPS) upgraded…

postheadericon How to Create a Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain

How to Create a Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain

Four Parts:Installing the Active Directory Domain Services Server RoleCreate the DomainExecuting the Domain Log-on ProcessCreating Domain MembershipsCommunity Q&A In most corporate environments, to accomplish certain tasks inexpensively and quickly, you need a domain; you can configure a Windows Server 2012 R2 to host a domain, and when the configuration completes, the server is called a domain controller. Some organizations may even have several locations with a domain controller in each; as a result, changes to a user profile, for example, propagate to other domain controllers, if so configured. Part 1…

postheadericon How to Create Better Pictures With the FX Photo Studio App

How to Create Better Pictures With the FX Photo Studio App

FX Photo Studio is a photo filtering app with 181 high quality effects and the possibility to mix them in any sorts of different combinations. You can save mixes as presets and then share preset codes with other users. What is also important: FX Photo Studio is very easy to use. Just take a look at this simple guide to learn everything about the app. 1 Download the FX Photo Studio. Search for «FX Photo Studio» on the App Store. Select the app from the list and click on the…

postheadericon How to Create a Zippychat Online Chat Room

How to Create a Zippychat Online Chat Room

Instantly create a free, permanent, online chat room. No email address required, and you may remain completely anonymous. 1 Open your favorite browser. Zippy Chat is designed to work with all major browsers. 2 Check to ensure that javascript is enabled. By default, most browsers ship with javascript enabled. Zippy Chat requires javascript to operate, so it is essential that it’s enabled. Most browsers have this setting under a Security pane (Safari) or Content pane (Firefox, Chrome) within the browser’s preferences. 3 Point your browser to “http://zippychat.com.” 4 Decide on…

postheadericon How to Create Bootable CD from a Bootable Floppy Disk

How to Create Bootable CD from a Bootable Floppy Disk

Next time your computer crashes, you’ll have a CD handy to save your life…or at least your work. (Note: you do not need your own bootable floppy disk, thus even if your floppy drive is broken you can follow this procedure.) 1 Download and install Nero, which is a commercial (not free but has trialware), easy to use, disk burning program that has a feature allowing you to make a bootable disk. It can be obtained by doing a simple web search using the terms “Nero free download.” 2 Go…

postheadericon How to Create a Wikia Account

How to Create a Wikia Account

Wikia is a wonderful website for wikis, and most people use it without noticing. To contribute to this site, just as wikiHow or Wikipedia, you must have an account to create wikis, edit wikis, or maybe just to join the Wikia community. In order to do this, you will need to make sure you have access to the Internet, an Internet browser, and an e-mail address. 1 Type http://www.wikia.com into the address bar of your browser. This should bring you to the welcome page (as shown in the photo). 2…

postheadericon How to Create a Web Host in Your Home

How to Create a Web Host in Your Home

To have a web site people usually buy such a service called web hosting. Businesses use services of paid professionals if they like to have their web hosting in their own premises. If you have an old laptop or PC and are connected to a broadband line you can create your own website free, as a rewarding do-it-yourself hobby. 1 Get the Apache server software. Your old computer will be called your “Web Server” from now on. Download public license Apache HTTP Server to your old computer. This free software…

postheadericon How to Create a Wi Fi Network With Just a Computer

How to Create a Wi Fi Network With Just a Computer

Some older Internet routers lack the capability to transmit a Wi-Fi signal. However, by using “Ethernet” (a port that looks similar to a phone jack), one could transmit a Wi-Fi signal through their Macintosh computer. This article will teach you how to share your internet access with other computers using a Mac. 1 Go to System Preferences. Just click the Apple icon and it will be one of the options. 2 Click the pane called “Sharing.” It has an icon of a yield sign over a folder. 3 Click the…