Stop Edge Hijacking PDF Files
Jan26

Stop Edge Hijacking PDF Files

KB ID 0001395 Problem This question appeared in my inbox today, ‘Edge’ has a nasty habit of assigning itself the default PDF reader, particularly after a round of updates! Solution First I went and had a look at my old Experts Exchange Buddy Ramesh’s site (www.winhelponline.com) who had done the heavy lifting and worked out the registry keys; Note: I’m only concerned with .pdf files, if you want to block .htm...

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Dreamweaver – ‘You Need To Install The Legacy Java SE 6 Runtime’
Jun28

Dreamweaver – ‘You Need To Install The Legacy Java SE 6 Runtime’

KB ID 0001213 Dtd 24/06/16 Problem I used to use Dreamweaver all the time, it was used to design and build the site and handle all the uploads etc. Since I moved to WordPress I don’t use is as much. But it’s still a great code editor so I still fire it up on occasion. At least I did until this started happening; To open “dreamweaver” you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime. Click “More...

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Photoshop All the Toolbars Have Disappeared?
Nov17

Photoshop All the Toolbars Have Disappeared?

KB ID 0000192 Dtd 01/03/10 Problem When using Photoshop you have no toolbars or palettes etc. No Toolbars – not good Solution Annoyingly simple! – Press TAB As if by magic! Related Articles, References, Credits, or External Links Batch Resizing and Batch Renaming Images in...

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Photoshop – Drawing box’s
Nov17

Photoshop – Drawing box’s

KB ID 0000203 Dtd 11/03/10 Problem For the site I do a lot of screen shots / screen dumps for illustration purposes its good to be able to highlight thinks by being able to draw a box around them. Usually I do this with mspaint, but I finally got tired of doing half the tasks in mspaint and the rest in Photoshop, so I worked out how to do it properly. Solution 1. Assuming you have you graphic already open, create a new Layer. 2. Click...

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Photoshop – Drawing Arrows
Nov17

Photoshop – Drawing Arrows

KB ID 0000204 Dtd 11/03/10 Problem I wrote a walkthough on drawing box’s earlier, the second thing I tend to do, is put arrows on my diagrams to point things out. Solution 1. OK, so I’ve got my graphic, and I know something about it thats not obvious at first glance. 2. So I’ll open it with Photoshop and put an arrow on it. Firstly Select the “Line tool”. 3. On the toolbar at the top select the drop down...

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Batch Resizing  and Batch Renaming Images in Photoshop
Nov17

Batch Resizing and Batch Renaming Images in Photoshop

KB ID 0000597 Dtd 02/05/12 Problem I have to do this quite a lot, I take a lot of screen-shots for the site, and have to resize them down, (usually to 550 pixels) so that, they fit with the layout. In addition I scale the larger screenshots down to 900 pixels for the images I Hyperlink to. This means I spend a long time in Photoshop messing about with image sizes. The smaller of the two images you see on the site nearly always has the...

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