This fast tip demonstrates how to apply paragraph formatting in MS Word to avoid widows and orphans, as well as controlling whether a paragraph is allowed to break across two pages.
This fast tip demonstrates how to save a web page to your hard drive.
This fast tip demonstrates how to use SnagIt to capture a screenshot of a scrolling web page.
One thing about working in litigation support, that might not be as much fun, is that we have to deal with strong personalities. For whatever reason, there are a lot of strong personalities working in the legal industry. I am not just talking about attorneys. It applies to paralegals, legal secretaries, and consultants too. Oh yeah, […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to use an Acrobat action sequence to remove the same password from PDF files in a folder, including subfolders. Download Sample Files
This fast tip demonstrates how to use a free web tool to identify emails with large attachments if your Gmail Inbox is getting full.
This fast tip demonstrates how to configure Notepad++ to create backup copies in case there is a need to revert back to a previous version.
This fast tip demonstrates how to insert “Page # of #” into the footer without choosing one of the default templates in Microsoft Word.
This fast tip shares a website called IFTTT that allows you to set up automations that will take action automatically.
This fast tip demonstrates how to use the VLOOKUP function in Excel to compare two lists of bates numbers and then a couple of ways to visually present the results. In a previous fast tip, I demonstrated an alternative way to use Excel to compare two lists. Download Sample Files
In a previous article, I began a discussion about processing electronic discovery. Another step of the process is dealing with the exceptions. One result of attempting to process all of the electronic files is a list of files that were unable to be processed. We refer to these files as exceptions. The service provider usually incorporates a […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to restrict editing to specific portions of an MS Word document while making the rest of the document read-only.
This fast tip demonstrates how to delete a persistent drive mapping using a DOS command.
This fast tip demonstrates the benefits of using MS Word section breaks instead of tables to list items in your resume. Download Sample Files
This fast tip demonstrates how to perform a search in a load file, bookmark the resulting lines, and copy the bookmarked lines to a new text file. Download Sample Files
Have you ever stopped to think about the significant people in your life? Do you find that you are so busy living your life, going through the daily, weekly, monthly routine of managing work and/or family expectations, that you sometimes neglect to acknowledge those significant people that have touched your heart in some way? Like many of […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to use the reveal formatting feature in Microsoft Word. It can really save the day!
This fast tip demonstrates how to use column mode (block mode in TextPad) to replace columns using Notepad++, UltraEdit and TextPad. Download Sample Files
Another aspect of “processing” electronic discovery is our love/hate relationship with “embedded objects”. Okay, it really is more of a hate relationship. This is another example of technology getting in the way of practicing law. Here is the reality: The lawyer collects their client’s electronic documents so they can review them, before producing a subset […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to use a free service that will monitor a web page for changes (additions/deletions) and send an email notification. It might be helpful to monitor docket listings or a web page for a specific client or case.