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Truly Muting (Hiding) Email Conversations in Gmail

Truly Muting Email Conversations in Gmail

Gmail (and Mail in Google Apps for Business) offers the ability to mute conversations and keep them out of your way... But only if they're certain types of conversations. The mute function fails to work on arguably the most annoying of conversations. Here's a way to fix it so that mute actually mutes any thread.
Learn how to quickly change case or other transformations on parts of code list items without touching the other parts. The example in this tutorial converts country names—both instances of each country name in 202 list items in either the HTML or JavaScript versions—from ALL CAPS to Title Case without altering the case of the surrounding code. Doing that by hand, retyping each one, would be labor intensive and error prone. It’s a bad idea. Instead, there’s a much easier, semi-automated way to make the change. To do that, each item must be expanded into its static and variable components.

Everyday Automation: Changing the Case of Text Within Code List Items

Learn how to quickly change case or other transformations on parts of code list items without touching the other parts. The example in this tutorial converts country names—both instances of each country name in 202 list items in either the HTML or JavaScript versions—from ALL CAPS to Title Case without altering the case of the surrounding code. Doing that by hand, retyping each one, would be labor intensive and error prone. It’s a bad idea. Instead, there’s a much easier, semi-automated way to make the change. To do that, each item must be expanded into its static and variable components.
99 Ways to Type 'I Love You' with Free Valentine's Day Fonts

99 Free Valentine’s Day Fonts

I ro­manced every free font re­source, sam­pled every heart-shaped box of choco­latey type treats, and arranged this bou­quet of 99 ways to type “I love you.” Below you will find 99 Valentine’s Day and love-inspired fonts–and they’re all free! You…
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Figuring Out Saving to Specific Wunderlist Lists

Wunderlist is a fantastic cross-platform to do and list-making app, but it's so secular that getting tasks and items into it can be a giant pain for those who truly want to be productive. I'm trying to find a way to work around Wunderlist's self-imposed isolation.
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300+ Free Halloween Fonts (2015 Edition)

Speaking as a de­signer, Halloween is my fa­vorite an­nual hol­i­day. Creative pros can have more fun with Halloween de­signs than with projects tar­geted to any other time of year. Maybe that’s why there are more Halloween-themed and -in­spired type­faces than for…
Fill InDesign's Fixed-Layout EPUB Gaps with CircularFLO

Fill InDesign’s Fixed-Layout EPUB Gaps with CircularFLO

InDesign is the world’s greatest layout application, but to be the world’s greatest ebook creation platform—especially for fixed-layout ebooks—it needs the help of CircularFLO. With CircularFLO, the options for creating fixed-layout ebooks for all genres and ebookstores are wide open.
Is? Do the Math: New Designers Save Big on Creative Cloud

Do the Math: New Designers Save Big on Creative Cloud

Hadley is a newly minted de­signer who grad­u­ated this year with a B.A. in de­sign. Afternoons and evenings she pulls taps at a lo­cal bar to earn a pay­check. Mornings she spends comb­ing Monster.com, DesignJobsLive.com, and var­i­ous temp agency sites find­ing and ap­ply­ing for…
Is 2023 the year Mickey Mouse enters the public domain?

Mickey Mouse to Be Public Domain in 2023?

Now that Sherlock Holmes–both the char­ac­ter and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s orig­i­nal sto­ries–has been of­fi­cially de­clared to be in the pub­lic do­main, some­one asked on Facebook when Mickey Mouse would en­ter the pub­lic do­main. Being that I am, A) very in­ter­ested…