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Weekly Roundup: Bates-stamping in Adobe Acrobat, Sync-ing Outlook Redux

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Unless otherwise noted, all instructions and screenshots are from Microsoft Office for Windows.

From this week’s reading file: Legal Office Guru readers weigh in on Outlook sync, how to organize your email with folders (courtesy of Microsoft’s Outlook blog), and a killer resource you do not want to miss on using Adobe Acrobat X to Bates-stamp your documents.

From the Comments: More ideas on sychronizing Outlook — Just in case you missed it, a couple of readers have chimed in with some interesting alternatives on synchronizing Outlook email between two (or more) computers. Click the link above to go directly to the discussion.

Outlook Best Practices: Folders —This blog post and video (part of a Best Practices series from one of Microsoft’s official Office blogs) explains in more detail how you can organize your Outlook messages into folders. And (as the post points out), unlike your paper filing system at home, messages stored in Outlook folders are searchable. Click the title link above for the full article and video.

PDF for Lawyers: An 8 Page Guide to Bate-Stamping in Acrobat X — With a hat tip to “friend of this blog” Vivian Manning for the heads-up, here’s a link to Ernie the Attorney’s 8-page guide  showing how to bates-stamp (or is it Bates-stamp?) documents in Adobe Acrobat version X. Sure to be one of those resources that gets passed around a lot. Click either link above for access to this goodie.

by Deborah Savadra

I spend an inordinate amount of my time playing with computers and attempting to explain technology to lawyers and law office staff. It's not always easy, but someone's got to do it.

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