XLOOKUP in Excel

XLOOKUP: Here’s what Excel’s XLOOKUP can do

Excel is well-known for its helpful functions and features when it comes to managing and organising large amounts of data. One of them is the relatively new XLOOKUP function, which makes it easier to search for specific values within a dataset. Learn how to use the XLOOKUP function in Excel and why it replaces functions like the VLOOKUP or HLOOKUP here.

Read Word aloud

Read Word aloud – here’s how

With Microsoft Word, you can easily have text read out loud to you. This can help you to check a text for potential improvements, if for example you want your text to flow nicely when you read it aloud later. It can also help if you want to use a Word document accessibly. We’ll show you step by step how to listen to a Word document and - if necessary - change the output language.

Online payment gateways: PayPal alternatives

Payment gateways that you should know about

Just a few years ago, the prospect of paying for goods and services online was unimaginable. But in many industries today internet shopping has overtaken high street retail. As a result, online payment services like PayPal have become very popular, with many customers considering them a decisive factor when shopping online. So how do these payment gateways actually function? We’ll explain this...

Use trust seals for a successful web store

Gain your customers’ trust with a trust seal

If you run an online shop, you’ll want users to not only browse your pages but to buy your products too. Getting a visitor to convert is your main focus. Quality content and strong references for your data security can strengthen users’ trust in your products. Trust seals can therefore help to clear any doubts users may have about the legitimacy of your store.

Tips for usability in your mobile web store

10 tips for usability in mobile commerce

The world of mobile commerce revolves around the concept of usability. This means ensuring that mobile sites are simple and intuitive in order to give tablet and smartphone users the best possible user experience. As m-commerce revenue continues to grow, online shop operators who fail to notice the trend and optimise their site accordingly can lose out on potential customers, and therefore, a...

Translate automatically with Google Sheets

Translate in Google Sheets: the formula for translating tables

The Google Sheets Translate formula is a simple tool to automatically translate words and entire sentences within Google tables. The formula uses the tried-and-tested Google translator. So the range of languages available is rather extensive. For word documents, Google provides a similar function within Google Docs.

PPTX file

PPTX – all about the file format for presentations

PPTX files are presentation projects created with PowerPoint. The format lets you implement and display animations, videos, Excel spreadsheets and elaborate designs. But what is a .pptx file extension and what distinguishes it from a PPT file? And how can you open and save PPTX files?

What is a bot?

What is a bot: types and functions

Anyone who has ever used the internet has probably wondered what a bot actually is. Bots are automated software programs that repeatedly execute tasks and commands. They can be used online for search engine optimisation, online marketing, customer communication, or even for illegal activities such as phishing and using malware. Here, you will learn how a bot works.

ODT file

Open and edit an ODT file

If you mainly work with Word, you might be flummoxed by an ODT file. It is possible to open one even without LibreOffice or OpenOffice. Files with ODT extension are text files of the OpenDocument Format (ODF) and thanks to ISO standardisation, are compatible with desktop applications like Word or online applications like Google Docs. Learn how to open and edit a file in ODT format here.

Sign on a pdf

Sign on a PDF – here’s how

It’s easy to forward and share contracts, applications, or other documents in PDF format. But what happens when you need to sign on a PDF? The Acrobat Reader from Adobe makes it easy to sign PDF files quickly and for free. Read on to find out how to add your signature in a PDF with our step-by-step guide.


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