Photoshop CS5 Scan Issues

After upgrading my Mac OS to Lion, I realized I just shot myself in the foot when I tried to open Photoshop CS2… and it failed to open. I had tried to figure a way to get my CS2 working on Lion, but finally I just gave in and decided to upgrade to CS5. Once I upgraded and Photoshop was working again, I wanted to scan something in. But when I went to Import from my scanner, the option to Import wasn’t listed in the menu. I couldn’t believe it! I figured I just needed to update my drivers for my Canon MP470 and it would return. But after upgrading the software, it still didn’t show up. Soon, I saw a reference in a forum posting mentioning that Photoshop may be running in x64-bit mode. To make Photoshop run in 32-bit mode: Highlight the application in Finder (located in your Applications/ folder) Get Info (Command-I) Check the box “Open in 32-bit mode” Then re-start Photoshop. That did the trick for me… Now, back in...

To Print a Secure PDF

Download Gimp or another GNU PDF viewer-type of application. Open the PDF document. (I usually like to import as layers) Then Print. (You have to hide each layer to display the next so you can print each...

Carriage Returns in Titles

Since I’m always forgetting how to add carriage returns in my title attributes, I’d thought I’d add it here. The original HTML looked like the following: which produced the following mouseover toolip. So, to add carriage returns (line feeds) to your tooltips, you just need to add the 
 entity. Now the code would be: … and the new tooltip would look like: Note: Please make sure to test across all platforms; I’m not sure if it works on every browser — and right now, I’m too pooped to test. Update: This tip doesn’t seem to work in FF3.6.3 on Mac. However, I used this tip on an intranet site where IE is only...
Levis Contest

Levis Contest

After watching Project Runway, Levis announced a contest to design your own denim masterpiece. Below are my quick submissions.

A Wedding Portrait

I decided to sketch a wedding gift for my friends, Elaine and Heath. Since I haven’t drawn in such a long time, I wasn’t sure if I could still do it. When I presented the drawing to them, they gave me such an amazing reaction — it made me extremely happy to see such joy from something I created. I hope to keep drawing more and more. Below is a photo of the couple and my...