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Newsletter articles from 2002
Converting Word files to PDF
Converting Word files to PDF format can involve a confusing array of choices and can result in a huge file, or one that does not convert navigation links correctly or completely.
For some attorneys, filing court documents electronically brings to mind visions of complex technology that is hard to use and time-consuming to learn.
Formatting commands in word
One of the most frustrating searches when learning Microsoft Word is for the commands and switches that set the desired format for words, numbers, and dates.
From the chair
A treat in my daily spam... Among the things that I look for in my daily dose of spam and usually inconsequential e-mail messages and listserv surplusage is the E-mail Case Digest that Adrienne Albrecht, Vice-Chair of COLT, faithfully puts together at least a couple of times a week, I believe.
From the Chair
In the last year, COLT has continued its mission with a focus on advising ISBA members on the implementation of technology in their law practices.
Illinois e-filing: Ready for take-off?
Let's first define e-filing. It is the process of electronically transmitting documents to court instead of manually filing paper documents.
Illinois Integrated Justice Panel finishes work!
The governing board authorized by Gov. George Ryan last December is putting the final touches on the Strategic Plan to be submitted to both the governor and the state Legislature.
Internet Explorer security flaws update
In the March 2002 Legal Tech newsletter, the following article appeared. At the time it was not revealed as to the extent of the damage in the breach of security discovered in Internet Explorer.
Scanner clean-up techniques for WordPerfect and Word
Cleaning up scanned documents in WordPerfect is fairly easy once you know what to look for. Even though OCR technology has improved a lot over the years, there are still some things it can't do and being that WordPerfect is a code-driven program, some unexpected problems are always likely to turn up.
Hastened by the September 11th attack on the United States, we now have in place a procedure for global cooperation in the search for crimes being planned, having been committed, and in commission.
Use the Styles
What's so great about a modern word processor? WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS was a great program, and there was little reason to change it.
The virtual courtroom—An update
Imagine sitting in your office, contemplating matters to complete in pretrial discovery in a case pending in a county three hours away.
Xperience Windows XP
The Windows latest operating system (OS) release is called Windows XP (Win XP) and comes in two versions: home and professional.