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November 14, 2007

Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) Tutorials

WebDevelopmentTutorials.com hosts these Cascading Style Sheet Tutorials (CSS Tutorials) that show you, by example, how to use and code CSS for your web pages. These CSS tutorials demonstrate many areas and functionality that you will need to know when using Cascading Style Sheets.


CSS Text Tutorials


How to set the color of text with CSS

How to set the background color of text with CSS

How to specify the letter-spacing of characters with CSS

How to specify the line-height of a paragraph with CSS

How to align text to the left, center or right with CSS

How to decorate text with CSS: underline, none, line-through and overline

How to indent the first line of a paragraph with CSS

How to set text to all upper-case, all lower-case or to capitalize the first letter of every word

How to specify word-spacing with CSS

How to set the direction of text with CSS


CSS Font Tutorials


How to specify the font-family of text with CSS

How to specify the font-size of text with CSS

How to set the caption font with CSS

How to adjust the font size

How to specify the font-style of text with CSS

How to set the variant of text with CSS

How to set the boldness of a font with CSS


CSS Border Tutorials


How to set the border of an HTML element with CSS

How to set all of the top border properties in one declaration

How to set all of the bottom border properties in one declaration

How to set all of the left border properties in one declaration

How to set all of the right border properties in one declaration

How to set the style of the four borders

How to set the top border of an HTML element with CSS

How to set the bottom border of an HTML element with CSS


CSS Background Tutorials

How to set the background color of a web page with CSS

How to set an image as a background of a web page with CSS

How to repeat a background image on a web page with CSS

How to repeat a background image vertically on a web page

How to repeat a background image horizontally on a web page with CSS

How to display a background image only once

How to place a background image either left, center or right with CSS

How to position a background image using percentage points with CSS

How to position a background image using pixel values

How to set a fixed background image with CSS


CSS Margin Tutorials

How to set all of the margin properties in one declaration with CSS

How to set the top margin of a text using cm values

How to set the top margin of a text using percentage values

How to set the bottom margin of a text using cm values

How to set the bottom margin of a text using percentage values

How to set the left margin of a text using cm values

How to set the left margin of a text using percentage values

How to set the right margin of a text using percentage values

How to set the right margin of a text using cm values


CSS Padding  Tutorials

How to set the top padding of a text with CSS using pixel values

How to set the bottom padding of a text with CSS using pixel values

How to set the left padding of a text with CSS using pixel values

How to set the right padding of a text with CSS using pixel values

How to set the top padding of a text with CSS using cm values

How to set the left padding of a text with CSS using cm values

How to set the right padding of a text with CSS using cm values

How to set the bottom padding of a text with CSS using cm values


CSS List Tutorials

How to make different list-item markers in un-ordered lists with CSS

How to make different list-item markers in ordered lists with CSS


CSS Dimension Tutorials

CSS dimension properties allow you to specify the height and width of an HTML element and also to increase the space between two lines.

How to set the height of an HTML element with CSS using pixel values

How to set the width of an HTML element with CSS using pixel values

How to set the line-height of a line using values with CSS using pixel values

How to set the line-height of a line with CSS using number values


CSS Classification Tutorials

CSS classification properties allow you to specify how and where to display an HTML element.

How to display an HTML element as an inline element with CSS

How to display an HTML element as a block element using CSS


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10 Excel Tutorials and How-Tos

The C·R·E·A·T·E for Mississippi project was designed to better prepare students and teachers for life in the 21st century. This project hosts 64 Microsoft Office Tutorials and How-to Training Documents. Here are their 10 Excel Tutorials and How-Tos that will help you become a better Excel user. These Excel tutorials and how-tos are in pdf format. More Excel tutorials from Mississsippi  State University are available on this blog post.


Excel 2000/XP: Creating an Assessment Tool in Excel 2000/XP: view

Protect Your Spreadsheets in Excel XP: view

Basic Excel Worksheet Terminology: view

Creating Spreadsheets and Charts Using Microsoft Excel: view

Graphing in Microsoft Excel 2000/XP: view

How to Create a Dropdown List in Excel: view

Excel Spreadsheet Vocabulary Review: view

Using Microsoft Excel to Design Forms: view

Using Excel’s PMT Function: view

Editing Excel Dropdown Lists: view


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Flash MX Intro Tutorial

Here is a Flash Tutorial that demonstrates some of the fundamentals of using Flash MX. Flash features and functionality taught by this Flash tutorial include the following: Timeline, the Toolbar, Drawing, Animation, Shadow effect, Mask layer, and Exporting the moview. This tutorial is hosted by the San Antonio Independent School District on their Macromedia MX tutorial page. 


Intro to Macromedia Flash MX
(28 pages, 3.1mb, pdf format)

Flash  Tutorial Contents:

The Flash MX Workspace
The Timeline
Tools on the Toolbar

Drawing Exercises
Bunny Rabbit
Crazy Clown

Animation Exercises
Bouncing Bunny

School Header
Copying the Photos
Removing the photos from the Flash stage
Creating the School’s Name
Creating a shadow effect
Creating the tweens
Creating a Mask Layer
Exporting the movie


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November 12, 2007

Access XP Tutorial and Guide

This is an excellent Access XP Tutorial and Guide that will help you become more familiar and skilled with creating and using Access tables, forms, queries, and reports. Access features that are taught by this Access tutorial include the following: Creating a Database Table, Creating a Lookup Field, Creating and Modifying a Query, Using Filters, Creating and Modifying Forms, Creating and Modifying Reports, Backing up an Access Database, and Performing a Mail Merge. This training tutorial is hosted by the San Antonio Independent School District’s Technology Literacy Institute.


Your Guide To Microsoft Access XP
(55 pages, 1.6mb, pdf format)

Access Tutorial Contents:

What is Access XP?
     What should you consider before beginning?
     Plan Ahead!
Opening a new database
     Opening a database
Tables
     Creating a table
     What is a field name?
     What is a data type?
     Creating a lookup field
Query
     Creating a query
     What’s the LNC naming convention?
     How to modify a query
     Querying a date
     Creating a parameter query
     Counting using a query
     Using filters
Forms
     Creating a form
     Modifying a form
     How to navigate through your database
Reports
     Creating a report
     Modifying a report
Backing up a database
     Why should you back up your data?
Creating a Mail Merge
     What is a Mail Merge
Helpful Information
      What types of objects can be created in Access
      Some other terms to remember
      Data Types in Access
      Reasons for making a database
Test for Knowledge
      Create databases based on the following topic
      Mini Access Quiz
Resources, Links & Citations


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Photoshop 7 Tutorial Guide

Here is an excellent Photoshop 7 Tutorial and Guide, hosted by the San Antonio Independent School District. Some of the Photohop features and functionality taught by this Photoshop tutorial include the following: Toobar basics, Palette Overview, Selection Tools, Drawing Tools, Color Tools, Eraser Tools, Text Tools, Resizing Images, Adjusting and Replacing Color, Adding Text to Images, Applying Filters to Images, New Canvas, Drawing an Image, Working with Layers, and Using History. This school district’s Technology Literacy Institute website provides easy access to web-based tutorials and resources. 


Your Guide To Adobe Photoshop 7
(62 pages, 12.9mb. pdf format)

Photoshop Tutorial Contents:

What is Adobe Photoshop
     What should I consider before beginning?
Beginning Basics
     Opening Photoshop
     Photoshop Window Overview
     Tool Bar Overview
     Palette Overview
     Creating a new Document
Tool Bar Uses
     Selection Tools
     Paint / Drawing Tools
     Color Tools
     Eraser Tools
     Text Tools
Photo Retouching
     Resizing Images
     Adjusting Color
     Replacing Color
     Removing Unwanted Images
     Replacing Part of an Image
     Adding Text to Images
     Adding Effects to Text on Images
     Applying Filters to Images
     Adding Color to B&W Images
     Saving Images for Publication
     Printing from Photoshop
Starting from Scratch
     New Canvas
     Drawing an Image
     Working with Layers
     Adding an Image from another source
     Using History
     Completing a Collage
Helpful Hints for Photoshop
     Layers
     Saving
Test for Knowledge
     Application of Skills
     Mini-Quiz
Resources, Links and Citations


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