How to print just a section of a Microsoft Word® document Have you ever wanted to print just a section of a particular document? Microsoft Word®’s section breaks can help divide a complex document. Users often want to print and review just a section of a document at a time. (Read more about section breaks). … Continue reading How to print a section of a Microsoft Word® document
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Writing With Authority Writing well is an essential part of the lawyer's skill set. Words are the lawyer's tool of the trade. Presenting words in written form is often the key to successfully representing a client. As a result, lawyers should focus on creating top quality content. This is includes how the document looks (or … Continue reading Write with authority with Microsoft Word® Table of Authority and Contents
Tackling the Stack of Undone Writing Projects If you are like me, there are any number of writing projects on your to-do list. When I find myself procrastinating on starting a project, it is often times due to the blank screen with the blinking cursor. What am I going to name the file? Did the … Continue reading Stuck with a stack of writing projects? Automate Microsoft Word documents with built-in tools
Recently, I was a guest on the podcast Off The Circle to discuss Apple’s Face ID and the implications of this new technology for businesses and consumers alike. I was invited to appear on the podcast by Ryan Grimes of My IT Indy and we had a good time discussing these interesting issues. It will be … Continue reading Guest Podcast Appearance discussing Apple’s Face ID
Here's a quick write-up and slideshow I created for a friend who wanted to use her iPad to e-file in Indiana. This tip should work for an iPhone as well (though I haven't tried it...yet). Apps required: Microsoft Word® for iPad (or iPhone) Safari Instructions for e-Filing from your iPad Install Word for iPad if … Continue reading e-file from an iPad using Microsoft Word® and Safari
In a recent The Indiana Lawyer article, I provided a brief overview of some online billing and e-invoicing options for lawyers and firms. This article supplemented a CLE presentation I gave recently. If you want, you can watch my slides from that presentation. Lawyers often leave legitimate time worked for clients on the table. The … Continue reading Online billing and e-invoicing options for lawyers
The Indiana Lawyer recently posted an article I wrote regarding using headers and footers in Microsoft Word. I hope this helps you sort out this powerful but often confusing feature. Know your head(er) from your foot(er) The header of a Microsoft Word document is the space at the top of your document. You can guess … Continue reading Wrapping your head(er) around your footer in Microsoft Word.
The Indiana Lawyer recently published the next article in my series on Microsoft Word® for lawyers titled "Give me a (section) break." In this series, I'm attempting to give readers the tools needed to get the most out of Word in the law firm/legal department environment. From the article: As we have learned, Microsoft Word … Continue reading Microsoft Word® for lawyers: Give me a (section) break