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    February 2022

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    • Run Macros in Excel: online, shortcuts, VBA

      Excel is a useful program for creating tables, graphs and making complicated calculations automatically. It might seem complicated at the beginning, but when you get to know Excel's features, the program becomes very practical and an indispensable tool. One of its most used features is a macro tool that lets you customize and automate frequent actions. In this article, you will learn what macro is and how to use it in Excel.

    23 February
    • Most useful Excel formulas: for data analysis

      Microsoft Excel gives users the flexibility to configure data and perform very basic operations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division by using shortcuts or custom formulas. This article will introduce some of the most basic functions and formulas offered by Microsoft Excel.

    • Email and business scams examples in 2022

      You might have received an email coming from a company that asks you to forward them money or personal information in exchange for a contract. Beware, as these emails are likely some sort of scam. This article will introduce you to some of the most common internet and email scams and give you tips on how to avoid them.

    • PAN card number: check, search, example

      The permanent account number, widely known as PAN Number, is one of the most important government documents in India. It carries a unique number, which is mandatory if you are filing income taxes in the country. Details like address, name, and jurisdiction of the PAN holder can be tracked by the number. If you want to find an address and other details from a PAN number, read this article below.

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    • How to update Foxit Reader: free, download

      Foxit Reader is an alternative PDF reader to Adobe Reader. It is importnat to update it regularly in order to take advantage of security updates and new software. In this article we will show you how to do so.

    • Measure distance on screen: Windows 10, Mac

      Whilst it may not be a necessary feature for everybody, measuring the distance between two points on a screen is indispensable for web designers and developers and can generally prove quite useful. There are different tools that measure the distances within a page and check the dimensions of any object that appears on it.

    • What is Meta Horizon Worlds?

      Facebook has not just changed its name to Meta. According to Mark Zuckerberg and his colleagues, the renaming is meant to symbolise the creation of a "meta-universe" - a global service offering users a full-fledged experience of being in three-dimensional virtual reality. Its foundation is the Horizon Worlds platform. Here, we'll explain how this VR social network is structured and talk about the future of Facebook's new hypostasis.

    • What is Parler platform: download app, review

      Parler has rapidly grown its user base in recent months with Conservative politicians recommending the site after Twitter's commitment to verify the veracity of Tweets, notably with the application of fact checking labels. This article will explain what Parler is, how Parler works, and who uses Parler among other questions.

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    • Google Classroom: tutorial, features, cost, app download

      Google Classroom is the latest addition to the Google Suite for Education. Google Classroom allows teachers to create online classrooms, distribute workflow, and grade assignments. Students can access documents stored on Google Drive, with each class having a separate folder. During this period where studying and working from home have become the norm, a comprehensive educational tool that allows educators to create a virtual classroom is a necessity. In this article, we will explain what is Goo

    18 February
    • Change background on Teams: before or during meeting

      Microsoft Teams is a useful computer and mobile application to make video calls and chat with your colleagues and friends. Luckily, Microsoft Teams is highly customizable so you can personalize your experience and make your calls more fun by changing your Microsoft Teams video background. Read on to learn how to do it!

    • How to apply if function in Excel: with dates, with text

      The IF function is one of the most flexible functions in Microsoft Excel and has a range of uses that can be helpful in comparing data entries and isolating specific data points. The IF function can be used to evaluate both dates and text in Microsoft Excel and this article will teach you how to do so.

    • Open Internet Options in tools: menu, Windows 10

      In Internet Explorer, sometimes you might get the following error message when you click on Tools, then internet options: Restrictions - This action has been cancelled due to restriction in effect on this computer. Please contact the system administrator. If you've already checked for viruses but are experiencing this problem, follow the steps below to resolve it.

    17 February
    • How to add a watermark: in Word, to all pages, on one page

      When you are working on a document draft or a document belonging to a particular company, you can add a watermark to specify the document's owner or its value. You can also add a watermark with your name on it to protect your intellectual property if you are working on a book or on a research project. Read this article to find out how to add a watermark to the whole document or even just some specific pages in Microsoft Office Word.

    16 February
    • Can't access secure websites on Internet Explorer

      If Internet Explorer refuses to connect to secure sites (bank website or e-commerce website), this issue is due to the SSL standard , allowing access to encrypted website (the URL of secure sites usually starts with HTTPS). In this article we will show you how to check for possible causes and how to resolve the problem.

    • Change WordPad's default font

      In this tutorial we show you how to modify the default font of WordPad. While it is possible to change the default font via the Settings menu of most word processors (such as Microsoft Word, LibreOffice, Open office, etc) WordPad doesn't provide such option. The solution is to create a document template with WordPad and use it as a shortcut. Read on for the procedure.

    • How to emulate other browsers in Edge

      If you're in the midst of developing a website, it might be useful to check out how your web pages look on different web browsers. Microsoft Edge allows you to emulate other web browsers by changing the user agent string.

    • Limit number of downloads: qBitTorrent

      By default BitTorrent supports a Maximum number of active torrents of 8 and a maximum number of active downloads of 5. But if you indeed have a high bandwidth and there's a lot of people sharing the files you're looking for then you can adjust these number to your preferences.

    • How to reset Opera browser: to default settings

      Opera is an internet software suite that handles internet-based tasks, like sending and receiving e-mails, website display, chatting, downloading and reading web feeds, etc. After making any changes to the browser's settings, you have the option to reset the browser to its default settings.

    15 February
    • Open RAW files: in Photoshop, CS3

      RAW image files store all the data in a photo, compared to JPEG file format, which is what is used when a photo is stored on a memory card. When RAW photos are developed using Adobe Photoshop, it provides amazing details in the photo. However opening RAW photos in Photoshop CS3 can prove difficult and you'll need to download a plug-in to do so. We'll take you through this procedure below.

    • Clear cache on Thunderbird

      If you use Thunderbird email client, you might need to clear cache and cookies sometimes to make the software work fast and smooth. Read this article to find out how to clear cache, cookies and recent history on Thunderbird.

    • Create a custom Bitly URL

      Bitly is a link creating tool that allows you to shorten your URLs. Instead of having bitlinks, or shortened URLs, that are made up of random letters and numbers, Bitly gives you the option to customize your links with the characters of your choice. This article will walk you through the steps to help you customize your Bitly links.

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    • How to use TinyWeb Server on Windows?

      One of the best features about TinyWeb server is that the webmaster can launch multiple tiny web browsers at any given point in time. All these features make this a very handy tool on Windows for those who feel restricted while working with their usual servers.

    • How to make redirect in PHP?

      As a webmaster, you may be faced with a situation where one of your files has a name that does not fit its purpose or you need to rename a file tree. It is relatively easy to change the links within your site, though it is much more difficult to change any external links to other sites. You can use redirections to fix this.

    • Create open a RAR file: Mac, Windows, mobile

      For file compression, it will be necessary to use the RAR file format (.rar). RAR is an acronym for Roshal Archive, inspired by the name of its developer, Eugene Roshal, and it is used during data compression, error recovery, and file spanning. This tutorial will show you how to create and open a file of this type on Windows, Mac, or mobile devices.

    • How to register as unemployed: UK, online, US

      With the global economy and the job market currently struggling, a large number of people have been furloughed, and even laid off completely. As a result, the unemployment figures are increasing and with that the number of people hoping to sign up for unemployment benefits to help cope with the financial pressures of this difficult time. In this article we will show you how to register as unemployed online.

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    • How to change uTorrent language: back to English

      uTorrent, a popular program for data exchange, is a BitTorrent client wholly owned by BitTorrent, Inc. The program is a closed source software which offers several interesting features among which is the possibility to change the preferred language on uTorrent. uTorrent will however have to be installed on the computer before any changes to the uTorrent settings can be made. In this article, we will show you how to change the language in the uTorrent configuration.

    • Adjust webpage to fit all screen resolutions

      When designing a website, one of the most important things to keep in mind is to ensure that your page appears correctly across screens and devices of all sizes. This quick article will give you tips on how to ensure that your website appears properly on screens of all sizes.

    4 February
    • How to clear the Viber app history?

      This tip will explain what you need to know about deleting conversations or individual messages in Viber. Before proceeding, please note that once a message or conversation is deleted, it cannot be restored.

    • Check if a value exists in an array VBA

      To check if a value exists in an array, we can loop through its elements. However there is another solution! You can use the INDEX () function, native to Excel and in the case of two-dimensional arrays use a combination of the INDEX/MATCH function. However, if the value is not found, Application.Match returns an error. You will need to take into account any possible errors, as well as the number of dimensions of the array variable. This small function will help you out.

    • Photoshop not enough memory: available, error, RAM, to save

      Are you trying to use Adobe Photoshop, however are seeing the error message: "Could not complete your request because there is not enough memory (RAM)". Understandably it is not a quick fix to add new memory to your PC, however it may be the best long term course of action. In this article we will show you both how to solve this issue immediately, and also what you can do to prevent this issue from reoccurring in the future.

    • How to stop postmaster email: Outllook, Hotmail

      Unfortunately it is not unusual to receive annoying emails at regular intervals from a strange email address that resembles postmaster@mail.hotmail.comand. This tutorial will walk you through how to avoid receiving this type of message.

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