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10 Cutting and pasting from WordPerfect (or elsewhere)

We’ve all done it — there’s already a WordPerfect document that you need some text out of (a letter addressee, a section out of a brief, whatever), so you decide to cut-and-paste from WordPerfect into your current Word document.

And the formatting in your Word document goes totally … WAAAAAAHHHH!

Here’s how to avoid that:

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Turning PDFs back into Word

Ever wish you could take a pdf that someone’s e-filed and edit it for your own use?  (Yeah, me too.)

Well, apparently now you can at PDFtoWord.com … for free, even!

Only you can decide whether this service is safe enough for confidential client documents. PDFtoWord.com’s privacy policy states that files that are uploaded and converted are deleted immediately upon processing and never touch human hands.

But if you don’t want to re-type, and you like free services, you can’t beat this!

Working with Word 2007 & 2010 documents in earlier versions

It’s bound to happen sooner or later.  Someone — co-counsel, client, whoever — sends you a document with a .docx extension.  You try to open it in Word 2003 or even 2002, but you get an error message.

Don’t fret — it’s an easier problem to solve than you think.

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