Tips and tricks
Do you know the small refrigerator magnets? Here is the e-version made in PSP. Make a rectangle, fill with light grey/white gradient, apply dark shadows to the right and down, and light shadows up and left, apply letters (font Times New Roman) and your magnets is done!
The small .gifs applause" and
With the program "Microangelo 98", which is found on this page http://www.impactsoft.com you can make your own icons. Here are some I made:
Mig selv Svenning Minus
In Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 you can associate an icon with your webpage, so when others saves your webpage in their folder, the icon will appear on their list. The same icon appears when you pull the webpage to your desktop. See how it is done here: http://www.iconarchive.com
garbage bin icon on your desktop
Here are some icons I have found on the
web, remember to change them into .ico filer before
|Some icons from Danish TV|
for Internet Explorer
Tired of the Internet Explorer look, change your skin on this side: http://www.hotbar.com/ Here is a skin from Great Barrier Reef.
|Outlook Express stationary scripts|
The final postcard can be found here [click for example]
|Plug-ins to PSP|
Pro and Presets
for Blade Pro
Greg's Factory Output, vol I and II
Eye Candy 3.1 Demo
Eye Candy 4000 Demo
"E-mail sig tags" are small personal signatures, which can be added in e-mails, if you use Outlook Express. They can contain pictures, text, animations and links. The sig-tag contains two parts, a picture and a .html file, which is placed in the same folder on your computer.
"E-mail sig tags" can be made with FrontPage, but you can also make them with WordPad, which most people have on their computer.
To show the sig-tags Outlook Express
should be modified like this:
Besides pictures you can attach text, address, a quote etc. etc.
Having trouble remembering stuff, download the Sticky note program here: http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description.asp?fid=5487
Make red/white string like this in PSP:
1. Make a pattern with red/white
vertical stripes and save it.
3. Chose pattern in the style palette,
and chose your pattern with the vertical stripes and as foreground and
"no fill" as background
4. The settings for the pattern should be scale 30, angle 315
6. Chose the pen tool (the little pen)
with the following settings,
7. Convert to raster layer. Make the
string slightly irregular by using the plug-in Eye Candy 3.1
7. Chose the area outside the string
with the magic wand tool. Make a shadow with the following settings,
vertical offset 2,
8. Add another layer (keep the
selection) and ad a new shadow with the following settings
9. Chose layers, merge all.
10. Your string should now look like this:
|Make your links
be red (look at this page), on mouse-over. Use this CSS code:
the "Acme Label maker". It is found here: http://www.acme.com/labelmaker/