Microsoft Word® Format Defaults

Microsoft Word® for the legal profession - format defaults The Indiana Lawyer recently published the second in a series of articles on Microsoft Word® for the Legal Profession. This article deals with setting format defaults for font, paragraph, and sets the stage for learning how to use sections in Word in the next article. I … Continue reading Microsoft Word® Format Defaults

Microsoft Word® for the Legal Profession: Reformatting Documents

Turn on paragraph marks

I’ve started a new series for The Indiana Lawyer on Microsoft Word® for the legal profession. The first article in that series was published recently. You can read it here. In it, I address one common complaint I often here from lawyers and staff regarding a document: what in the world is going on with … Continue reading Microsoft Word® for the Legal Profession: Reformatting Documents

TextExpander Windows beta update

Recently, Smile software updated its TextExpander beta for Windows. This is a big update, making TextExpander on Windows look and feel like its Mac counterpart. In normal use the beta is definitely more reliable and makes editing snippets easier. Having all your snippets available on all platforms is an added plus. TextExpander is one of … Continue reading TextExpander Windows beta update

Break the Email Full Court Press with a Microsoft Outlook Quick Step

The Indiana Lawyer recently published my article on Microsoft Outlook's Quick Steps feature. Quick Steps are great tools you can use to handle emails that need standard responses or actions that you often take with an email message. From the article, here are three suggested Microsoft Outlook Quick Steps: Quick Step 1 First, “To My … Continue reading Break the Email Full Court Press with a Microsoft Outlook Quick Step

Thoughts on the iPhone 7

The Indiana Lawyer recently published an article I wrote on Apple's iPhone 7. In the article, I provide an overview of the latest phone and some thoughts to help you decide if you should buy one. From the article: If you are on the fence, consider how often and for what purpose you use your … Continue reading Thoughts on the iPhone 7

iPhone 7 in your future?

There were lots of items discussed at today's Apple event. Two big items are the new iPhone and a new Watch. The new iPhone has no headphone jack, a super fast processor, and improved camera options. Oh, and Apple no longer offers the 16GB option. Isn't it amazing that 16GB is not enough space anymore? … Continue reading iPhone 7 in your future?

Using TeamSnap for Team Management

Team Management Software Do you coach your kids' sports team? It's a great way to spend time with your kids. Unfortunately, the reality is volunteering to coach is more like volunteering to be the general manager or athletic director. Contacting parents with rain delays and cancellations, updating schedules, game and practice locations, it can be … Continue reading Using TeamSnap for Team Management

Back to School Tech Tips

The Indiana Lawyer recently posted my article on being tech-ready for back to school. From the article: Some other ideas to get ready for back to school: Back up your device(s). There’s nothing worse than putting in all this electronic information and losing it due to an unforeseen event. Buy a portable battery charger for … Continue reading Back to School Tech Tips

Scrivener Comes to iOS

The Write Tool I'm a big fan of using the right (write?) tool for the job. Scrivener, by Literature & Latte is one of the best writing tools I've found for organizing my writing projects and actually getting my writing out the door. Among many other things, the application allows you to collect reference materials … Continue reading Scrivener Comes to iOS