When you're typing up a document and need to create a watermark, you may be inclined to leave Microsoft Word and another PhotoShop type program to write on top of a specific image. If all you want to do is add some text on top of your image, there's no need to open another program. Word has options you can use to not only add text to your image, but you can also add your … [Read more...] about How to Write on Top of an Image in Microsoft Word
Many users rely on Notepad ++ to jot down important information and ideas that suddenly cross their mind when they're in a hurry or don't have the time to write down whole sentences. Other users utilize Notepad++ to edit source code. Of course, nobody likes to lose their notes or the source code they spent hours editing. So, what do you do if Notepad++ fails to save your … [Read more...] about Troubleshooting Notepad++ Not Saving
Most people are used to tiling windows side by side, when they want two documents, two copies of the same program open, or two different programs. Having multiple documents open can be a great help to a developer as it can help you refer back to another program with an external function or function call in it that you need to use or handle. If you want to see more than one … [Read more...] about Notepad++: How to Display Documents Side by Side
One of the extra features built into Notepad++ is a Base64 encoder and decoder. Base64 is an encoding scheme that is designed to be a safe standard for transmission of binary data over channels that only reliably support text data. Base64 has 64 possible characters that the output can be encoded as a-z, A-Z, 0-9, “+”, and “/”. Base64 also uses the “=” symbol as a padding … [Read more...] about How to Base64 Encode and Decode in Notepad++
An extra feature included in Notepad++ that can occasionally be helpful is the hash generator. A hash generator is a function that can create a cryptographic hash from an input. … [Read more...] about How to Generate a Hash in Notepad++
When using text editors such as Notepad++ to develop code, you may run into certain lines of code that are too long to fit in your text editor window. Having to scroll sideways to see all of the code on the line can make it harder to debug it and follow exactly what the code is doing. Word wrap is a feature in many text editors such as Notepad++ that formats long lines of … [Read more...] about How to Enable Word Wrap in Notepad++
AV1 is a relatively new royalty-free video codec, published in 2018. It’s designed to replace the 20-year-old H.264 codec that is the current standard for video on the internet. The headline improvement is that AV1 is up to 50% more efficient at compressing data. This allows AV1 content to be transmitted at higher framerates and resolutions while continuing to use the same … [Read more...] about What is AV1?
One of the new features announced by Nvidia during its announcement of the 30 series graphics cards was Nvidia Reflex. Nvidia Reflex is a technology designed to help reduce system latency in games. … [Read more...] about What is Nvidia Reflex?
When using a text editor as a development environment and writing code, having your text editor available at all times is important. You could use multiple desktop environments to manage your windows, or you could tile windows next to each other. Alternatively, you could configure your text editor to be always on top. Having your text editor always be on top of other windows … [Read more...] about How to Set Notepad++ to Be Always on Top
There are various kinds of audios files you'll come across, such as WAV files. The good news is that you won't be reading about two different types of audio files since WAVEFiles and WAV files are the same audio file. These audio files are usually huge and are used in video games, the professional music recording industry (since they conserve maximum audio quality), audio … [Read more...] about WAV and WAVEFiles: What Are They and How to Open Them