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Remove Recently Used Images from Desktop Background History in Settings

In Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft has removed the classic personalization window to change Desktop background image. Now when you right-click on Desktop and select Personalize option to change Desktop wallpaper, it opens Personalization -> Background page in new Settings app.

How to Use Frequency Separation Actions

One of the biggest trends in photo retouching is the use of the Frequency Separation technique. This process involves separating the skin texture from the colors and tones of the photo before using an array of tools to minimize skin imperfections and the look of pores.

How to Draw a Fox Illustration

In this tutorial, I will share a few tips which I use in my drawings quite frequently. We’ll get to sketch an object first and later add more details by using a brush to finalize the image. I’ll be using a pen tablet in today’s tutorial (if you're curious, I'll be using my small Wacom Bamboo tablet, which I’ve had for several years).

Fix: Windows 10 error code 43 for video card

The error code 43 is usually displayed in the Device status box on the hardware Properties windows. Code 43 states the following, “Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems (Code 43).” So if you’re getting error code 43 for your video card, this is how to fix it.

How to transfer your data from an old PC to a new PC

Moving to a new Windows 10 PC is an exciting time — shiny new hardware and a snappy system are sitting there waiting to be used. The problem is that your familiar files are sitting on the old PC, and you don't want to start over entirely anew. To ease your transition between PCs, here are four ways you can transfer your data.

Shifting Columns to Rows or Rows to Columns

One of our community member asked how to convert rows to columns or make columns as rows in Excel quickly without using pivot tables? Many already know how to do this. But for those who don’t this one minute Excel tutorial is for them. By the way, yes! you can use pivot tables to shift rows as columns. To learn how to make pivot tables read this readers’ favourite tutorial. And most probably you will figure out the way how rows are shifted as columns using pivot tables.

Empire State Building Line Art with Illustrator and the Shaper & Join Tools

In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial, we’ll look at using the Shaper and Join Path tools to easily work with shapes and lines to create a perfectly aligned and structured line art version of the Empire State Building. If you’re just interested in making a quick piece of line art, or if you’re more interested in the Shaper and Join tools, this tutorial is for you!

How to check if number is power of two

In this tutorial, we will see how to check if number is power of two. There are many approaches to check if number is power of two or not. It is very easy and straight forward approach. Run a while loop which checks for condition if n is even number (n%2==0).

Write Formulas Faster With Auto Correct

Let’s look at using one of Excel’s features – Auto Correct and put it to another use to speed up Formula Writing. With the Auto Correct feature in Excel, we can specify our own Auto Corrects, essentially we can use shortcuts of text to get Excel to automaticially fill in the beginning of the formula we are wanting to type. For example, let’s say we want to type VL and get Excel to auto correct us and type VLOOKUP, like below?

A Guide to LinkedHashMap

In this article, we are going to explore the internal implementation of LinkedHashMap class. LinkedHashMap is a common implementation of Map interface. This particular implementation is a subclass of HashMap and therefore shares the core building blocks of the HashMap implementation. As a result, it’s highly recommended to brush up on that before proceeding with this article.

Windows 10 build 15014 for PC: Everything you need to know

A new test preview of the Windows 10 Creators Update rolls out, and here we take a closer look at the new features and improvements for PC. We're expecting to see these new features and changes as part of the final release of the Windows 10 Creators Update, which should be available sometime in April.

Window Light Portrait Tutorial

If your studio has large windows with directional light, white curtains or sheers work well to give you soft, diffused light. Sometimes when they’re working in studio environments, photographers go a little overboard with lights and contraptions when all they really need is there already. This tutorial from photographers Joe McNally and Daniel Norton is a lesson in using available natural light in your studio:

Set Custom Color for Title Bars and Taskbar

Starting with build 15014 of Windows 10, you can set a custom accent color for title bars and the taskbar. This feature is new to Windows 10 Creators Update. The Settings app was updated to allow you to add and use custom color presets. Let's see what has changed.

How to Clear Temporary Files Automatically

Windows 10 got the ability to clear temporary files automatically in a recent build. Starting with build 15014, a new option appeared in Settings. Here is how you can use it. To clear temporary files automatically in Windows 10, you need to enable the new option. Open Settings and go to System -> Storage.

Html5 Semantic Element Example

A semantic HTML element is an element which has its meaning clearly defined to both the browser and the developer. By merely looking at a semantic element or tag you can tell its function. In this example we will learn about HTML5 semantic elements.

How to Tell Which Application Is Using Your Windows PC’s Webcam

Webcams often include a light showing whether the webcam is in use or not. Windows doesn’t make it easy to check which application is actually using the webcam when the light comes on, but it’s possible to find out. If you’re concerned about someone spying on you—and especially if you don’t use your webcam much—you may want to disable your webcam altogether. Webcam spying is a very real thing, and you can never be too careful.

Animate to Different End States Using One Set of CSS Keyframes

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I have recently live coded a pure CSS random rainbow particle explosion. There's a source in the middle of the screen, and rainbow particles shoot out with different speeds at different moments and then fade out. It might seem like the kind of thing that requires a lot of work and code, but it's something I did quite quickly and with only 30 lines of SCSS.

How to join Ubuntu 16.10 to Windows Domain

This tutorial will guide you how to join an Ubuntu 16.10 desktop to an existing Windows Domain. By joining Ubuntu to Windows Domain. The domain users can login to Ubuntu desktop with their existing username and password without having to create a local user.

Should you learn Angular 1.x or 2?

A question that I’m frequently asked, “should I learn Angular 1 or 2?”. I hope this post offers some insight, help and guidance into answering that question for you. No one can answer it directly, because it’s specific to yourself, so here are some thoughts.

Show Pivot Table Results As A Percentage

If you want to display your pivot table values as a percentage of the total, there is a simple solution. You don’t need to create a new calculated field, you can just right-click the values, select Show Values As, % of Grand Total.