Monthly Archives: January 2014

A bit of pavement hugging

Greetings, Blognosticator readers, I was involved in a collision between me on my bicycle and a pick-up truck on Monday morning. I am now starting my healing and recovery. I made some new friends from the local Fire Department, I … Continue reading

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New Shaping Tool in Illustrator

I’m on a roll here with the three newly improved tools in Adobe Illustrator. I like them all. The last of the three is the Shaping Tool, which I have always known as the Modify Anchor Point tool. It is … Continue reading

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Illustrator’s new pencil tool

I wrote a few days back about using the new Corners tool in Illustrator, which is delightful. I draw a lot in Illustrator, and I enjoy this new feature because it allows each corner in a polygon to have a … Continue reading

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Another GREPping drama

My dear wife is producing a book for a local author. He has typed his own manuscript in Microsoft Word, and it’s going to be about 300 pages. The author has a habit of substituting the letter l (el) for … Continue reading

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Studying Illustrator’s new corners tool with Chinese food

Everyone loves Chinese food, especially take-out, where you can carry it home, and eat it around the table while chatting with friends and family. I brought some home the other evening, and while slurping on some soup, I started studying … Continue reading

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It must be a Mirage! My large file printing problems are solved

Following this blog, you have been exposed to the trials of printing very large photos on a wide-format Epson ink-jet printer. I have been feeling like a beta tester the last month or so, discovering all of the reasons why … Continue reading

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Mass storage in perspective

I got an e-mail from a friend with a link to a Facebook page where a photo was displayed of an IBM hard drive was being loaded onto an Pan American airliner with a forklift. The disk, according to the … Continue reading

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Things I have never seen before

Happy New Year from The Blognosticator! This last week I saw two things I have never seen before, and I thought I would share them with you. And, I have a few other musings to discuss, as you will see. … Continue reading

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