Name: [1922] Dai
Member: 108 months
Authored: 131 videos
Description: Hi I'm Dai Just an ordinary guy with an interest in computers who likes making how to videos for others to get the best out of there computers. I ounce did a course on web-design to further my interest in the subject. Got a HNC out of to boot but, lately my interest has turned to doing howto vide ...

XaraLX [ID:150]

a series of video-tutorials by Dai

For this tutorial I will show you how to put text around a circle. This being the Linux version of Xara Xtreme it works slightly different than it would in the windows version. Not much diferences but, we show you the way it works in Linux.

Video Tutorials

1. Text around a circle

Using XaraLX we will show you how to put text around a circle. There are some slight differences in the way XaraLX does it to the windows version.

2. Quick Gel Button

Here is another tutorial from Xara Zone showing you how to create a quick gel button.

3. The Bevel Tool

Creating some effects using the bevel tool in XaraLX

4. Pool-Balls

Creating some pool balls as in the game of pool using XaraLX the Linux version of Xara Extreme.

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Educating the Open-source Community With Showmedo

Although as important as the software it supports, education and documentation are relatively neglected in the Open-source world. Coders love to code, and explaining how best to use or improve the software tends to be deferred or even sidelined.

At Showmedo we believe the community can play a vital role here and also say thanks for the tools and software that make our lives easier. If you have a piece of software you love or a programming langugage you are enthusiastic about, why not make a screencast showing others how to use it? All the stuff you wish you'd been told, the tips, tricks, insights that would have saved you time and frustration.

Screencasting is easier than you think, and we're happy to help you. You can emailus for advice or just use some of the how-to screencasts on the site. This screencasting learning-pathis a good place to start.

Kudos and Thanks for Dai

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