Have you ever tried to save a web page as “complete” html page, and yet when you open up the page, it does not display any image referenced by css files? I have this problem with all of my installed versions of browsers – Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Google Chrome (which is worse – [...]

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Peng Zhang on January 18th, 2011

I had this issue where images are not showing up on a web page, and network activities show Status 206 – Partial Content is being returned from the server. The cause is later found out to be corrupted image files. The images files are not even recognized locally and not viewable. Replacing the image files [...]

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I had to deal with this issue of Word 2007 today – there is always a gap between an image and the left edge of either page or margin, no matter what you do with image positing, margins and alignment settings as long as the text wrapping option is set to “in front of text”. [...]

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Peng Zhang on May 1st, 2010

I walked around in the neighborhood with a camera and recorded dozens of images. Some turn out to be quite good while others are not so. Reviewing the images, I have learnt a few things through some failed ones. When doing wide shots of a landscape, use a small aperture to get the best depth [...]

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Peng Zhang on April 8th, 2010

Here are some additional information that the readme documentation omits to include on the AS3 Flash component “Sliding Image Gallery XML v2″ downloaded from flashcomponents.net. In the index.html file inside the deploy folder, in the line swfobject.embedSWF(“banner.swf”, “banner_div”, “790″, “300″, “9″, “swfobject/expressInstall.swf”, flashvars, params, attributes), the 790 sets the width of the flash player object. [...]

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Peng Zhang on April 7th, 2010

I have often wondered whether to save as JPEG or PNG when doing screenshots, that is, whenever options are available from the screenshooting software. I decided to do a comparison myself. Comparing photographic area at 400% zoom of a 1280 x 836 screenshot: Comparing text area at 400% zoom of a 1280 x 836 screenshot: [...]

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