Tag Archive: Sharpen


Use Typist to Sharpen Your Typing Fingers Till They Bleed [Daily Freebie]

It’s rarer now, but once in a while I still come across a journalist or blogger agonizingly hunting-and-pecking a story to completion — in a world where a low WPM means starvation (or at least, a diet of Ramen noodles).

It makes me smile, because I used to be like that. I’m much faster now, thanks to an abundance of repetition. But I’m still no maestro — so I’ve employed a secret  [Read More…]

Increase the Contrast of a PDF to Sharpen & Darken Text

Increase contrast of a PDF With Preview you can adjust the contrast of a PDF, this makes the text sharper and darker, and for scans or dubious quality PDF�s this makes them significantly easier to read. Open the PDF with Preview From the �File� menu, choose �Export� Click on the �Quartz Filter� drop-down menu and choose �Lightness Decrease� Choose �Save� For a very practical example, I noticed this was sorely needed after  [Read More…]