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by JPratt-p40
Mon Apr 19, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: Main Church Website
Topic: How can I download video from lds.org?
Replies: 15
Views: 21148

Use VLC player to convert asx streams to asf files

The only way I found to work was to use the VLC player (free) from www.videolan.org Link for Windows In the VLC media player, you can choose a drop down menu to "capture" the video more easily. Steps: 1) If the video uses a Windows Media Player plugin, such as is seen in the original question, then ...
by JPratt-p40
Sun Jun 07, 2009 5:12 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 2010 Calendar
Replies: 29
Views: 11952

The pattern

The dates of general conference tend to be based upon this rule:

The first Sunday of April and October (with the preceding Saturday, even if it is in another month).
by JPratt-p40
Sun May 17, 2009 6:40 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: See Church History through old Life Magazine photos
Replies: 4
Views: 6488

Interesting to see what Life called "Mormon"

Life magazine called the RLDS leader Wallace Smith a Mormon, and also the Short Creek fundamentalist group "Mormon", and that was only 50 years ago. At least now I have more understanding of why my school associates really thought I might have more than one wife with news reporting like this! Thank ...
by JPratt-p40
Sun Apr 19, 2009 5:50 am
Forum: General Media Discussions
Topic: Viewing still image during talks
Replies: 4
Views: 3347

Legal Image Resources

... Any source for the image? Also, does this have any copyright implications? For others who may be needing images without copyright infringement: http://search.creativecommons.org/ Enter your search item at the top, then click the Flickr tab. http://commons.wikimedia.org For example: LDS Category...
by JPratt-p40
Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:49 am
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: Official Communication Library
Replies: 3
Views: 7321

There is more about this topic here: http://tech.lds.org/forum/showthread.php?t=2854
by JPratt-p40
Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:31 am
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: How to add copyright info to drawings?
Replies: 2
Views: 2283

Perhaps this isn't what you need, but if you want to add a small line of text to an image, such as a copyright notice, here are two free image editors with that ability: gimp.org/windows and getpaint.net (for Windows) If you need to convert the image as jpg or png, here is a free tool that installs ...
by JPratt-p40
Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:28 am
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: Food Storage
Replies: 31
Views: 23535

Mac OS option

Is there a MacOS food calculator out there? You can use .xls (Excel) spreadsheets on a Mac by using either http://docs.google.com (online use) or www.openoffice.org (desktop use). Also, here is an online calculator for all operating systems at providentliving.org The page for Matt's calculator is h...
by JPratt-p40
Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:21 am
Forum: Clerk Computers
Topic: New OpenOffice Versions
Replies: 14
Views: 5186

OpenOffice Base 3.0 is Acceptable

Anyone have experience using the Base application (the OpenOffice database module) in v 3.0? I agree that 2.0's Base application wasn't worth using, but I have found the OpenOffice 3.0 Base application to be an acceptable and a refreshing alternative to Access--even though it doesn't have an "expor...
by JPratt-p40
Wed Mar 04, 2009 4:49 am
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: Ward Leadership Thought/Prayer Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 1599

Ward Leadership Thought/Prayer Schedule

Have you ever needed a thought / prayer schedule to rotate the various leaders in the appropriate ward council meetings? With this spreadsheet, you can select your own meeting rotation, add your own callings, and also cancel meetings. If you have never had the Relief Society President assigned to gi...

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