The Issue: You cannot get Word to format the way you want Have you ever felt like just typing an entire Word document over again, because you just couldn't get Word to format your document they way you want? Have you ever received a document from someone that you need to edit and you cannot … Continue reading T3-02 | Tech Tip Tuesday | How to Clear Formatting in Microsoft Word
Welcome to the first edition of Tech Tip Tuesday! In this first edition of Tech Tip Tuesday (T3), I'll walk you through how to change from single space to double space in Microsoft Word. Using the Mouse Find the "Paragraph" section of the Microsoft Word ribbon. Look for the icon shown in the below photo. Left-click … Continue reading T3-01: How to change single to double space in Microsoft Word
TheFormTool, LLC, maker of a Microsoft Word document automation add-in TheFormTool, is hosting a webinar "Visualizing Document automation: Five Steps for Success" on July 31. The registration link is here. If you have not seen what this tool can do, I recommend attending the webinar to get introduced to the tool. I have spent many … Continue reading The Form Tool Webinar
The Indiana Lawyer recently published an article I wrote titled "Start Page: ‘Excel-erate’ your practice by learning Microsoft Excel." The tips should help you if you have never used Microsoft Excel or need some ideas for how to use Excel in practice. What are your favorite uses for Excel?
I recently found some "old" journals on my bookshelf. It was interesting to read through lists of goals from several years ago, realizing that I have actually accomplished some of the goals I wrote down (mostly by accident). It made me wonder what would happen if I was more intentional about following my goals. Maybe you have … Continue reading How you can easily journal more
The Indiana Lawyer yesterday highlighted an Order from the Indiana Supreme Court about Indiana adopting electronic filing for all its state courts in 2015. Part of the justification for adopting e-filing is explained by Chief Justice Brent Dickson: “Nearly every aspect of our lives includes electronic documents — stores send receipts via email, banks allow … Continue reading Indiana Courts to Adopt E-Filing in 2015
Markdown (Md)? MultiMarkdown (MMd)? If you have never heard of these tools, you should take a few minutes to read about the possibilities. Many lawyers make their living processing words. Lawyers should learn and use the best tools to do so, right? The idea behind Md/MMd is that you can use a plain text editor (think Notepad … Continue reading Should lawyers learn (and use) Markdown/Multimarkdown?
I am posting some of my most used note taking tools here. I've added links to where you can purchase the items. Please note that some of those links may be affiliate links (i.e., I get paid by Amazon when you click on the link and purchase the item). Moleskine small notebooks (quick thought capture) … Continue reading Note Taking