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Whispering Wall – Williamstown South Australia

Barossa Dam or whispering wall in Williamstown is not a place you should miss in your visit to South Australia. From the outer look it is just a dam created in Barossa Reservoir. But the magic starts after you send a friend to the other side of the dam and speak.You and your friend will be able to talk as you two are near each other. The sound is very clear hence the name you can whisper and that will be heard by a person who is in the other side of the dam.I was said that when the dam was built the lead engineer used to listen to the workers using this amazing facility to get to know what they are talking about him. Also it seems a later attempt to build a similar dam following the same design and material failed to demonstrate the whisper ability. So this is a unique dam you will not find elsewhere.Whispering Wall VIEW SLIDE SHOWDOWNLOAD ALL Map
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Adelaide – South Australia

Thought to share some nice photos captured in the city I live in. Even though the city is small there are many thing that you can enjoy in this city so I recommend Adelaide for travelers. If you are in Australia don’t forget to visit Adelaide for few days.Adelaide City 1 VIEW SLIDE SHOWDOWNLOAD ALL Album contain photos of Adelaide city and few of the many gardens Adelaide.Cathedral shown is the famous St. Peters Cathedral located in 27, King William Road, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Which is located in the following map.
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Expandable Regions using HTML

You can create nice looking expandable regions using just HTML and some Java scripting. This is specially useful if you are to create a site without any major programming languages. Today I thought to share an expandable region that I created to give you an idea to get it done.When the code works it will look like the following.You should be excited by now, to get it working you need the following code inserted into a body section of a HTML file. Please note I have added the CSS also in to the page body, but if you have a separate CSS file please separate the CSS .<styletype="text/css">a.headingStyle    { text-decoration: none; margin-left: 0.5em;                 } a.headingStyle:hover    { text-decoration: underline;     } a.headingStylespan.charStyle    { font-family: monospace; font-weight: normal;     } .contentStyle    { display: none; margin-left: 1.5em; margin-right: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0.5em; border-width: thin; border-style: outset; background-color:#D2E3FF…


Today I thought to share with you, how to create menus using HTML only. These menus will be very useful if you need to create web sites using only HTML.Above menu is created using basic unordered list (UL), list items (LI), links and some CSS.Below is the HTML code for the menu. In the code I have created the full menu using HTML lists and used CSS to format the list to work as a menu.<ulclass="mainMenu"><liclass="mainMenuItem"><ahref="Home.html"class="mainMenuLink">Home</a><ulclass="subMenu"><liclass="subMenuItem"><ahref="Page1.html"class="subMenuItemLink">e</a></li><liclass="subMenuItem"><ahref="Page2.html"class="subMenuItemLink">ee</a></li></ul></li><liclass="mainMenuItem"><ahref="Module1.html"class="mainMenuLink">Module 1</a><ulclass=…

Microsoft Flight

In early 2009 I got shocked when I heard that Microsoft Aces game studio was closed down by Microsoft which was responsible for developing well known PC simulation software's and games such as Flight Simulator, Combat Flight Simulator and Train Simulator.But recently after getting to know that Microsoft is now developing the Flight Simulator internal at Microsoft I am more than happy. After seeing the new visuals of the renamed product Microsoft Flight, I am extremely exited and waiting until they release the next version.See for your selves by visiting Microsoft Flight site which is the next version of Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

Word Field Code Samples

As I mentioned in my last post, I will list down some uses of Word field codes here. If you would like to know what they are I invite you to read my previous post on field codes.Notes -Always remember to user Ctrl + F9 to put curly braces, sorry no copy pasting, you have to type all. If the codes are misbehaving, right click and click on Update Field. 1. Using Word how to greet the user according to the time of the day. { If "{ Time \@ "HH:mm" }" > "12:00" { If "{ Time \@ "HH:mm" }" > "15:00" { If "{ Time \@ "HH:mm" }" > "18:00" "Good Night" "Good Evening" } "Good Afternoon" } "Good Morning" }2. Concatenating text and displaying in Word.Welcome { UserName } you are reading { FileName \* MergeFormat }.3. Displaying page number in odd pages and text on others in Word.{ If { =Mod({ Page }, 2) } =1 { Page } "PTO" }4. Using Word skipping page num…

Field Codes in Word

When playing with Microsoft Word I found a nice feature from which we can do few more things with Word other than typing documents.It is known as field codes. Below are some of them with their descriptions.Field CodeDescriptionDocPropertyRetrieves current document properties.NumCharsRetrieves the number of characters in the current document.NumWordsRetrieves the number of words in the current document.NumPagesRetrieves the number of pages in the current document.PageRetrieves the current page number of the document.LastSavedByRetrieves the name of the user who saved the document last.SectionPagesRetrieves the total number of pages in the current section.TemplateRetrieve the name of the title the document is based on.TimeRetrieves the current system time and you can format the time using date formats.UserInitialsRetrieves the current user’s initials.UserNameRetrieves the current user’s name.I did mention only few field codes above to just make you start thinking the things which can be…