Posts Tagged Adobe

Layout tips for legal documents

Last month, I read a document produced by a law firm, then one produced by Adobe Systems Incorporated. The Adobe document? Attractive. The legal document? Not so much. Could legal documents use an Adobe-inspired layout makeover?

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Getting computer help from friends

You know the geek (sorry, good friend, or “help desk person”) you call when your computer goes on the fritz? The one who happily helps you for free? Make that person’s life easier. If there’s nothing wrong with your Internet connection and you can turn on your

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Services for cloud computing booming

On a network diagram, icons for things like phones, computers, servers and other devices often connect using straight lines. But when those devices leave the office, they connect back via a nebulous connection: a cloud. The cloud illustrates paths from devices to information that can vary depending

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Adobe Acrobat tips for lawyers

Originally published in Lawyers Weekly If people who share documents recognize Adobe Acrobat for anything, it’s the ability to preserve the look of their documents across different computers by converting them into portable document format (PDF) files. Since the early 1990s, when Acrobat debuted, the PDF format

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Going paperless at the office is possible with some astute planning, determination

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Magazine If a clean desk is a clean mind, what do the papers on your desk say about your mind? Increasingly, lawyers answer that question by replacing piles of paper with that most prominent of paperless-office machines, the scanner. While critics argue

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What you need to know to run a paperless office

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly “I have been practising on my own since 2002 and slowly filling up a wall of shelving with bankers’ boxes of files,” said Colorado Springs, CO-based attorney Tomasz Stasiuk. “When it came time to start another wall of boxes, that started

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Acrobat 9: review

originally published in The Lawyers Weekly The definition of futility: penning a review for Adobe Acrobat in a legal publication. Acrobat has pervaded the legal profession to the point that whether to acquire it is no longer at issue. But it isn’t futile to ask whether to

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