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We get several e-mails a week asking questions about this website. This page answers some of the questions that we get asked most often.
May I Link to the Website?
Of course! The more people that link to this website the better. A recent search on Google for "animatedknots.com" resulted in over 49,000 links. However, we will always welcome more !
Can I Use This Material for Teaching?
This question has been asked by people who wish to use this website in a classroom. It was more common when the Internet failed to reach many classrooms. The answer is '"Yes!". However our original material is also available via Apps or as a Download with Higher Resolution Animations.
May I Copy the Program on to a Second Computer?
We have assumed that people miight wish to use a copy on their laptop as well as on the desktop.
May I Copy the Pictures?
The material on this website is all Copyright Protected. Please respect this. Many years of work underlie this website.
What if I am Linking?
If you run a website, and provide a link to us, you may select a single image from the Animation Sequence to act as a Link.
Which Rope is good for Teaching/Practicing?
For most knots, but not all, almost any rope will do. However, for more details, please visit our Rope to Practice Knot Tying page. This should answer your questions.
Which Rope did you Use for the Animations?
The rope we selected varied, but please visit the Rope Used for Our Animations section at the bottom of the Which Rope page.
Disclaimer: Any activity that involves ropes is potentially hazardous. Lives may be at risk - possibly your own. Considerable attention and effort have been made to ensure that these descriptions are accurate. However, many critical factors cannot be controlled, including: the choice of materials; the age, size, and condition of ropes; and the accuracy with which these descriptions have been followed. No responsibility is accepted for incidents arising from the use of this material.