New Horizons Cedar Rapids Blog

8 Dec 2017

Remove telephone wires and other eyesores with the Healing Brush tool (Photoshop CC/CC 2014/CC 2015/CC 2017/CC 2018)

Everyone’s moving to wireless these days, so why not your photographs? Electric wires spanning across an image are a real eyesore—but don’t despair. You can banish them with Photoshop’s Healing Brush tool! For example, to digitally remove utility-pole wires from a photo, add a new layer above the layer you wish to edit. Select the Healing Brush tool from the Tools panel, and choose Current & Below from the Sample pop-up menu. This option enables you to sample edits from the original layer...
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

7 Dec 2017

Become Certified as a Human Resources Professional

“Phrases like the “skills gap,” “talent shortages” and “leadership crisis” may seem like buzzwords to the general public, but HR feels their effect every single day as they threaten to hold our people and organizations back. You see, for us, immigration, diversity and inclusion, the ongoing conversation about harassment now and other hot issues are what we deal with daily. And we are being called to manage challenges and changes that even top leaders in business, government and industry...
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

6 Dec 2017

Spike it! Cut several nonadjacent items, then paste them all at once (Word 2016/2013/2010)

Ever seen someone spike a piece of paper—a paid invoice or a fulfilled meal order? In many settings, workers will literally impale a piece of paper onto a metal spike once they’ve finished with it, putting it in a safe place so they can refer to it later. Well, you can do the same thing in Word. Use the Spike feature to electronically hold onto several items until you need them. For example, let’s say you’re reading through a proposal you’ve been working on, and you realize that several of...
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

6 Dec 2017

Auto-focus on the search input field to improve UI (HTML5)

More than half of all web users navigate using the search box, so from a user’s perspective that handy rectangle is one of the most important elements of a website. When a website visitor lands on the homepage, usually they will scroll down, then navigate to another page—often via the search box. A simple adjustment to your HTML will autofocus a user’s cursor into the input box as soon as the page loads so they are ready to go. Users that frequently visit the same website, such as those for...
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating

27 Nov 2017

Insert a hyperlink to create an interactive PDF (Acrobat DC)

Adding interactivity to your PDF files will enhance the user experience, and one of the easiest ways you can do this is to add hyperlinks. Hyperlinks can consist of a web URL or a link to another page in the PDF file. To add a hyperlink, open the PDF file, and then choose Edit PDF from the panel on the right. Acrobat DC opens the Edit tools. Click on the Link option, and choose Add/Edit Web or Document Link. Click and drag over an area in the PDF, and then set your specified options in the...
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
RSS
12345678910Last