Tag Archives: Data Formats

Plain Text

html2text is one of those tools that most people might not need very often, but when you do need it, it is indispensable.  html2text, as the name implies, converts webpages (HTML) to plain old glorious text. That text, in turn, is also valid Markdown allowing you to convert back to HTML.

Via the indispensable blog, One Thing Well.

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Tech Spotlights: Finding and using free images on the Web

English: Species: (Helophilus intentus ) Curra...

English: Species: (Helophilus intentus ) Curran & Fluke, 1922 Finding place: Restoule Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada -- 2008 September Français : Helophilus intentus ) Photo prise dans le parc provinçal Restoule en Ontario au Canada. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here is the slideshow from out tech Spotlight Session on 10/21/2010.

Here’s a link to the handout (PDF): Finding and Using Free Images on the Web.pdf

Screencast: How to Embed a Video into a PDF

Adobe Reader X computer icon

Adobe Reader X computer icon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This screencast will show you how to embed a video clip into your PDF. You will need Adobe Acrobat Pro to embed video (and an extended version if you have different file formats for the video clips). To view the video click on the link below (for larger view) or click on the player below: