Open Document Format (ODF) is a popular file format, used by apps like MS Office, OpenOffice, KOffice, ZOHO and more, that is used to create spreadsheets, charts, presentations and word documents.Continue
Technical documentation platform provider MindTouch tonight announced an interesting new feature in its flagship product: MindTouch Contextual Help. The feature offers the ability to integrate collaboratively written documentation inline into web and desktop application interfaces, instead of only publishing it as a standalone document elsewhere. In contrast, forums, PDFs and other standalone Help systems are "antiquated" and see low user engagement, the company says.Continue
Attention WordPress Lovers! If you are into plugins, then today we wish to introduce to you an exciting and interesting plugin - GD Custom Posts And Taxonomies Tools. It is a plugin for management and tools collection for working with custom posts and taxonomies. The plugin adds extra widgets, custom meta boxes, custom capabilities, enhanced features and more.Continue
The U.S. Supreme Court (PDF)has ruled that Microsoft is liable for $290 million damages for patent infringement for technology used in building its Word software.
The decision upholds a 2009 ruling in which Microsoft was found guilty of infringement on the patents of the Toronto-based i4i. Microsoft had appealed the verdict, but the Supreme Court agreed with the lower courts' decision, with an unanimous ruling announced today.
i4i holds a patent for building a method of processing custom XML, a method i4i claimed - and the courts haveagreed - that Microsoft violated with its 2003 and subsequent versions of Word.Continue
These days, everything is becoming very creative. For this reason many people are finding it necessary to add a watermark to their personal images. This might be due to sheer volume of people using and others who are abusing internet. Adding a watermark to your photos is very simple.
It is completely up to you as to which color and other things you wish to leave. When you are doing so in Microsoft word then you simply create some text across the face of your own image. Further, you blend it to give some luminescence effect. We will just see some of the steps that will help you in water marking your own image.
In this tutorial we will create a portfolio web layout using Adobe Photoshop. I will show you how to create patterns and textures for your web designs and how to use the 960 Grid System to help you align the elements of your web layouts. I will also provide the patterns that I used in the resources section below so you can install and use them straight away.Continue