In this article, I would like to introduce you to four people that I am extremely proud of. As you may be aware, getting that first opportunity in litigation support entails many variables, some of which you have no control over, but for some, you absolutely do. Sometimes it is simply good timing. Sometimes it […]
In a previous article on the topic of electronic discovery, I began the conversation about a term we use called “processing”. As I mentioned in that article, the term “processing” encompasses many steps, which can make it one of the most difficult topics to teach to newbies in litigation support. Some of the “processing” steps […]
It is a good idea to get familiar with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, especially as they apply to electronic discovery. In addition, each state may have their own eDiscovery rules. Below are three resources that have aggregated state-level information with regard to electronic discovery rules. Current Listing of States That Have Enacted E-Discovery Rules […]
This is yet another term we toss around when discussing electronic discovery. We borrowed the term “cull” from other meanings. If you look up the definition, it will mention (1) reducing the population of a wild animal or (2) selecting from a large quantity; obtain from a variety of sources. When I teach newbies, I […]
Do you consider yourself to be a “team player”? This descriptive gets tossed around a lot, especially during the interview process. But, to me, it is vital to the success of the entire team and it should not be taken lightly. I am not a fan of team members who do not carry their weight and/or […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to add another file as an attachment to a PDF file. This feature is available in Adobe Acrobat (even the Reader version) and Nuance Power PDF.
This fast tip demonstrates how to use the Excel Power Query Modulo feature to clean up a report and make it more user friendly. Download Sample Files
This fast tip demonstrates how to use Nuance Power PDF Advanced to import a search term list, perform searches across multiple PDF files, and mark all of the terms for redaction. In a previous tutorial, I demonstrated how to Search and Highlight Across Multiple PDFs Using Adobe Acrobat Pro.
In a previous article, I began a discussion about processing electronic discovery. One of the decisions we need to make before we begin processing electronic discovery is related to time zone. Most of the software used in our industry to perform processing will require a setting for the time zone. If all of the email custodians are […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to download pages from a website, in case you need to get a “snapshot in time” of a website for a litigation matter, using free software called HTTrack Website Copier. In a previous tutorial, I demonstrated how to download web pages to PDF using Adobe Acrobat.
This fast tip demonstrates how to insert a table into an Outlook email.
This fast tip demonstrates how to insert a screenshot into Microsoft Office applications without having screenshot software.
This fast tip demonstrates how to split a PDF into multiple PDF files.
This fast tip demonstrates how to use a newline instead of a new paragraph in Microsoft Word.
This fast tip demonstrates how to easily remove names from the auto-complete list in Outlook.
This fast tip demonstrates how to make a photo transparent by removing the background using Microsoft PowerPoint.
This fast tip demonstrates how to perform a search and replace across multiple PDF files using Adobe Acrobat. This feature is available in both Acrobat XI and DC.
This fast tip demonstrates how to create a batch file that will copy files from one location to another and rename the files in the process. In this tutorial, I referenced three previous articles: Fast Tip Friday – Using DOS to Create File Listing Fast Tip Friday – Excel Fill Handle Double Click Concatenate – […]
You know that expression that says “everything is not all about you”? Well, in this case, it really is all about you. As the end of the year approaches, I am near the end of another teaching semester. This is the point in the semester where I assign reflective exercises to my students. Did you […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to create screenshots using the built-in Snipping Tool in Windows. In a previous Fast Tip Friday tutorial, I demonstrated how to use the art of rubber banding.