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Narcissism

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Narcissism as a word is notable for having two different letters representing the s sound, while the letter s represents two different sounds. Amazing! Thank you Visual Thesaurus Word of the Day!

Javascript/jQuery

Submit is not a function?! ARGH!!

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This Javascript error happens when you have a function trying to call the form’s submit() method, but you also have a button with the name “submit”.  This causes a conflict in Javascript, because the submit method is already bound to that button. To solve the problem, simply change the name of the button so that […]

Design

Hue / Saturation Adjustments in Illustrator CS 5

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I normally create my website designs in Photoshop – mostly because I find the pixel based platform the most conducive to HTML conversion.  However, when the time comes to carry a client design over to print in a brochure or large format sign, I rely on Illustrator and InDesign to construct the design files to ensure […]

Design

Fonts and Quotes

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I consider myself an avid typographer. Fonts and type have always intrigued and interested me.  A typeface can completely change the feeling and meaning of words. I have typography running through my veins – my blood type is HELVETICA. (true story) Fonts.com just sent me their newsletter and the opening featured font was Rabenau.  The […]

Design

Paper Savvy

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A lot of people think of me as the go-to “web guy.”  Maybe it’s because I started typing my school papers in the 5th grade on an Apple IIe.  Maybe it’s because I dream in HTML. Maybe it’s because I wish life had a “refresh” button like my favorite internet browser. Or maybe it’s just […]

Design

Unlinking Text Boxes in InDesign CS5.5

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During one of my recent projects for Creating WE I set up a document with linking text boxes. Well, as the project progressed, the text in the boxes changed from body text to headline text and then into image captions. At that point, it no longer made sense to have all the text boxes linked […]

Songs

Alliance Limousine

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(Alliance… Alliance…. Alliance) On time, great price by land or air, in jeans a suit or your underwear, grab your bags and pack your packs Alliance Limousine had got your back. We’ll take you where you need to go – to the airport or to see a show. When times get tough, the tough get […]

Songs

Let Live

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The chains remain with locks undone The house remains it’s reason one Broken twines are rotten through Replaced with a line that’s strong and true Free from wings in heaven nest Without the song from the eagles breast A single prick could take your life A needle on the beach of life Know your heart […]

Songs

Shades of Grey

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Some say they’re straight or bi or gay, but I say we’re all just shades of grey. From black to white and all the races, it’s just a shade of grey on all our faces. If you don’t know what I’m trying to say, then you’re just seeing one shade of grey. Black words appear […]