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Newbie Here...

First day and frustration runs supreme! If I maximize the tutorial, I cannot access my sublime text editor, so I've got my second cpu set up with the editor while I view the tutorial on the first. Problem is...I've down loaded the project files into the first cpu...can I download a second time to the other one? Cannot seem to find those files again! Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. Sue C

7 Answers

Philip Allen
Philip Allen
8,171 Points

Hi Sue, You can download to as many machine as you like. The project files are on the tutorial page, they are on the right hand side if your browser is full screen but if the browser isn't wide enough then they are at the bottom of the page.

Many thanks! Just have to become familiar with the site...sure helps to have a nudge in the right direction!

Had to go back to the very beginning of the course...but I've downloaded the project files onto the second box and am ready to rock and roll. Many thanks!

Maximiliane Quel
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Maximiliane Quel
Courses Plus Student 55,489 Points

you can download the files as many times as you want. project files are always on the same page as the the videos.

sometimes the project files are not with the first video in a stage, e.g. for the html deep dive the project files do not show up before global structures I link.

hope that helps.

That DID help! I'm experiencing brain-drain...I'll tackle this in the AM and get back on "track" so-to-speak! Many thanks!

Maximiliane Quel
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Maximiliane Quel
Courses Plus Student 55,489 Points

sorry for cross-posting seems to take forever until treehouse responds today

Keaton Herzer
Keaton Herzer
6,361 Points

Hey Sue! If you have the right cables you might be able to set up that second CPU as an additional display for the first one. Essentially this would allow you to utilize two screens with the same computer. That might be easier than going back and forth between two separate computers and give you the additional space to work.

Yowza! Now, THAT'S what I'm talkin' about! I remember a former paramour that did exactly that...can you advise on the cables necessary to complete this task, and will I need a utility program to make this happen?

Joel Rivera
Joel Rivera
29,401 Points

Hello Sue,

I highly recommend getting an inexpensive monitor that you could use to split your display screen. My set up is a laptop 15 inch and then I use a monitor I picked up for around $100 but I'm sure you can get them for less. Check out PriceWatcher.com they always have good deals and Amazon is always a good place to look. If you have a MicroCenter near by then check out there clearance sales.

Doing this will let you use your laptop for the coding part with your text editor and then the monitor for viewing the video in full size screen mode.

Here are some links on how to set it up.

PC Based: http://agsci.psu.edu/it/how-to/expand-my-desktop-to-an-external-monitor

Mac Based: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5019

Hope it helps and good luck.

One day into the mission and I could see how necessary a second monitor is to working efficiently. Thanks for links, and taking the time to respond! Sue

One day into the mission and I could see how necessary a second monitor is to working efficiently. Thanks for links, and taking the time to respond! Sue

Hello Sue,

If your working on a windows 7 machine you can use the "aero snap" function to easily divide your screen space equally between two windows. Select your web browser window with the video lesson and hold down the windows key press the directional keys either left or right to align accordingly. Then select your second window which should be the text editor and then again, windows key + opposite direction.

I also recommend getting a secondary monitor to run off your current machine but this might be a quick fix until then.

Cheers

My laptop is Windows 8 and my desktop is tired iron, running Vista (although this old Dell is not given me one MINUTE of trouble...amazing!). Others have suggested a second monitor, but if I network my two cpu's won't that give me the same capability? Probably missing the obvious... Thanks for taking the time for this help, Joshua!

Joel Rivera
Joel Rivera
29,401 Points

Yes, you can use both the laptop and desktop together. You can just use the proper cable to connect them or you can use your router to connect them. Here is an in depth article on how to do it.

http://www.insidetechnology360.com/index.php/how-to-make-a-connection-between-two-computers-3289/

and another

http://answers.ask.com/computers/networking_and_security/how_do_i_network_my_computers

Hopefully that helps.