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Compare Documents


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It’s the middle of the school year, and many of you are busy writing papers for various classes. Let’s say you have two documents, and you need to compare the text in them against each other. Heck, let’s say you need to add yet another document into the mix! That could get to be a pain. You can just use Compare My Docs. Choose your documents and let the website point out comparisons for you! Why should you have to do all of the hard work? Editing is tedious and takes up far too much time for all of us.

Once you’ve uploaded your documents, you’ll be presented with different versions of the same document, side-by-side, right in your browser. You can compare and edit your pages to your heart’s content. The site will suggest changes for you, and give you options as to what you want to do. You can tell the browser to ignore suggested changes, replace words or lines and even rearrange a sentence to make it flow better.

This is meant for the same document, such as different revisions of something that you’re working on. You can compare, recombine, and merge your document revisions with ease. This is going to make work and school SO much easier, y’all. You never have to switch between pages in a browser or your text editor again. You can create, edit, compare and finalize your papers quickly without all of the headaches associated previously.

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How to Improve Reading Comprehension


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I enjoy reading the chat room that we have. I tried to record this video several times, and had trouble. I’m a perfectionist, whether it’s when I’m recording a video or read something. I enjoy reading, and love enhancing my knowledge as much as possible. To this end, I have a top five list here that was submitted by Dallas. This list is full of tips to help you improve the way you read and comprehend things!

  • When reading a book, you must be completely focused on the book. Quite often, people will complain that they cannot comprehend/retain what they are reading (or have already read several times). Take a look around – the television is on, the radio is playing, your computer is pulling you in and teasing you to take a peek every two minutes. There are constant distractions. You need to focus in order to properly absorb what you’re reading. To do so, you have to remove those distractions.
  • Take your time. Unless you’re in the middle of a test where you only have a set amount of time… slow down. What’s the rush? You need to take your time – it’s not a race!
  • Take a lot of breaks. Even if you love what you’re reading, taking a short break is necessary to keep your comprehension at its maximum level.
  • After a certain amount of pages or chapters, take some time to pause and reflect on the main points of what you just read. Let your mind digest the information you have taken in. The more you reflect on something, the more likely it is you’ll remember the things you need.
  • Use highlighters often. Highlight or underline something that may be useful to you, or if you have a question about it. This allows you to come back and revisit when your mind is fresh.

These are excellent tips that should help you when you’re reading, and attempting to remember what you’ve just done. These will be especially helpful to those of you in college or school! Thanks to Dallas for putting these together, and sharing them with us.

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