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Working with Photoshop Pattern Maker

Pattern maker is really a smart tool to create pattern from an image or drawing. In this post, I'm gonna tell you about Photoshop Pattern Maker. After completing this lesson, you will be able to create beautiful and eye-catching patterns from simple drawing or image! Creating Patterns from Image You can create pattern from any image. I'm gonna show you an illustration -  I will use the above image to create a pattern. I'm gonna open this image through Photoshop CS6.  Filter > Pattern Maker . . . Now look at the image below -  As soon as you choose Pattern Maker, you will get this window. Look at the area I've selected as my pattern area.  You can choose any area to create a pattern.  Select your area > Hit on the Generate button > You will get a patter > Hit Generate again to create a different pattern > You will be able to create 20 different patterns. You can also change the values of the options as m

Add your Signature to Gmail Messages

Many of you might be familiar with the Auto Signature feature of Gmail. But you need to add this manually and it requires to be turned on by the user himself. Let's see how to add this . . .  About Gmail Signature When we write a letter to someone, we normally sign at the end of that letter. In case of email messages, signing is not that important.  But in case of official email messages, we usually mention our name, designation and organization.  But you don't need to do this manually every time. If you type few words (what may be included as signature) in the signature option and enable it, Gmail will do the rest automatically. Add your Signature Sign in to your Gmail ID. Hit on the Settings Gear    from the top right corner and choose Settings . Now make sure you're in the General tab. There are lots of options under General. Scroll down and find the option - Signature . By default,  No Signature option might be selected. You've to

Hide Spelling & Grammar Errors in MS Word

When we type something wrong (typo) in MS Word, either in terms of grammar or spelling, the Spelling & Grammar Checker automatically detects the errors. And then we see a red underline for spelling error and blue underline for grammar error. And that's pretty useful and essential for preparing a correct document. But sometimes, this automatic error detection marks may cause your headache. Maybe you're preparing something which is correct but not supported by traditional spelling and grammar rules. In that time, those error marks (red and blue underlines) look odd. Let's hide them!  Applies to: Office 2007 Office 2010 Office 2013 Office 2016 Hide Spelling & Grammar Errors . . . Open up an MS Word document from your PC. Hit on the    File   button from upper left corner & select Options. Now choose Proofing option from the left pane. Scroll down to the bottom and find the Exceptions for section. If you wanna hide