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  • Combining Files With Adobe Acrobat DC

    Combining Files With Adobe Acrobat DC

    Adobe Acrobat is a great tool for combining files—even when all the files are not all PDFs. The Adobe Acrobat COMBINE FILES tool gives you two options: You can combine documents and images into a “Binder.”  The documents are automatically converted to […]

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  • You Can Still Make It to (Remote) Depositions

    You Can Still Make It to (Remote) Depositions

    Technology for taking or attending depositions remotely enables depositions to still take place despite last-minute schedule changes or cancelled flights. Here’s three proven deposition technologies for taking remote depositions: Video Conferencing for Remote Depositions Litigators have been using video conferencing for depositions for […]

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  • Setting the Word Range for Proximity Searches

    Setting the Word Range for Proximity Searches

    Many legal professionals use the proximity search tool in Adobe Acrobat Pro to help with establishing plausible relationships between events, persons, or items of interest across deponent testimony. Proximity searches look for instances where two or more separately matching terms occur within a range of words. […]

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  • MSJs and Deposition Summaries Made Easier

    MSJs and Deposition Summaries Made Easier

    Barkley provides a mobile format of our clients’ transcripts that we’ve been hearing is a great tool for more easily creating MSJs and deposition summaries. Here’s why. Designed to enable attorneys to work on their transcripts while on the go, the Barkley mobile […]

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  • How to Check Your Deposition Settings

    How to Check Your Deposition Settings

    Is your deposition all set? Not having the information you need about your deposition settings can keep you up at night! But if your court reporting agency provides an online repository for accessing your transcripts and exhibits, you likely have an ever-present […]

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  • Bates Numbering PDFs with Small Margins

    Bates Numbering PDFs with Small Margins

    Bates stamps are a very useful tool—except when they cover information in your PDFs. Adobe Acrobat Pro offers a “shrink document to avoid overwriting the document’s text and graphics” option that prevents Bates numbers from stamping over information in a […]

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  • How to Quickly Find the Testimony You Need

    How to Quickly Find the Testimony You Need

    Need to find key testimony across the depositions taken in a case? Need access to that transcript fast? No worries! The REPOSITORY TEXT SEARCH feature available in most online transcript repositories makes it easy to identify and access the exact transcript you need–fast! […]

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  • Mark It Confidential: Add a Watermark to Your PDF
  • How to Save on the Time and Cost of Expedites

    How to Save on the Time and Cost of Expedites

    Barkley often recommends that attorneys order deposition realtime when they are wanting to save on the time and costs of expedites of their deposition transcripts. Designed to let attorneys see the transcript as the testimony is recorded, realtime enables attorneys to download or email […]

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  • Has My PDF Been Altered? How to Check PDFs for Changes
  • How to Lose the Lines: Copying Testimony Without the Pesky Line Numbers
  • Making PDFs Searchable for Court Filings

    Making PDFs Searchable for Court Filings

    Some courts require your PDFs be made searchable using “Searchable Image (Exact)” text recognition software before filing them online. Why? Most text recognition or “OCR” software—including Searchable Image, Clear Scan, and Editable Text and Image—make a PDF searchable by fixing […]

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  • Need Some Space?  Add Blank Pages to Your PDF

    Need Some Space? Add Blank Pages to Your PDF

    Here’s how to quickly add a blank page when a simple divider is needed to distinguish between sections in your PDF. Open your PDF in Acrobat Pro DC. Click on SHIFT+CONTROL+ T.  The INSERT PAGE dialogue box displays. Use the Location and Page fields […]

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  • Can’t Remember What the Transcript Says?  View Your PDFs Side-by-Side
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