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  • Tools for Creating Deposition Summaries and Reports

    Tools for Creating Deposition Summaries and Reports

    Your complimentary Barkley Mobile Transcripts make creating deposition summaries easier by enabling you to highlight and comment on testimony in your transcripts across your devices. You can then export these annotations to an editable chart containing the testimony, comments and […]

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  • Mobile Transcripts Make Deposition Summaries and MSJs Easier
  • Linking Attachments in PDFs

    Linking Attachments in PDFs

    Linking attachments in your PDFs makes reviewing your argument–and other legal documentation–much easier to follow.  That’s why Barkley provides an Adobe Acrobat PDF of your deposition transcripts with the exhibits attached and linked.  This “bundled” PDF transcript format lets you access the […]

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  • How to Avoid Redacting Your Original PDF

    How to Avoid Redacting Your Original PDF

    The PREFERENCES settings in Adobe Acrobat Pro contains a redacting option designed to help you avoid redacting your original PDFs. You can set this redacting option to prompt you to save your redactions as a new file.  Acrobat then automatically suggests that you save […]

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  • One Click Acrobat Bookmark Tip for e-Filings

    One Click Acrobat Bookmark Tip for e-Filings

    Did you know that Acrobat will automatically create bookmarks for each document that you combine into a PDF Binder? Any bookmark contained within these documents also will be included in the bookmarks for the overall combined file. This auto-feature can […]

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  • Using Acrobat DC Pro to Reduce Size of e-Filing

    Using Acrobat DC Pro to Reduce Size of e-Filing

    File size limitations are just one of the many stipulations that courts place on e-filing. Courts often require the text be made searchable. They typically specify the text size and style,  footer information, how images and exhibits are included–and more. That’s why using Acrobat’s “Reduce […]

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  • How to Open PDFs with the Bookmarks Displayed
  • Creating Case Notebooks with Your Deposition Files

    Creating Case Notebooks with Your Deposition Files

    Barkley clients tell us that their complimentary BarkleyMobileTranscripts provide a great solution for creating deposition summaries. For those looking for a better way to build their overall case, Brett Burney, who is presenting two new online M/CLEs for Barkley this year, says MS OneNote works well […]

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  • How to Accommodate Paper Exhibits When Using E-Exhibits
  • Delayed Flights? No Problem With Remote Deposition Technology
  • Quickly Send Deposition Files

    Quickly Send Deposition Files

    Looking for a faster way to send your deposition files to colleagues and clients? Try using the BarkleyAccess re-usable thumb drive: Insert the BarkleyAccess thumb drive into your online device. Click the TRANSCRIPTS button to select the eMailable Transcript PDF or click on […]

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  • Viewing Your Deposition Transcripts

    Viewing Your Deposition Transcripts

    Have you ever opened the PDF of your deposition transcript in an Internet browser and found the exhibit links were not working? Were you unable to access the exhibits bundled with the transcript? Try downloading the transcript first, so you can save […]

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  • How to Escape Adobe Acrobat Tools

    How to Escape Adobe Acrobat Tools

    Have you ever opened a tool in Adobe Acrobat DC Pro and gotten lost in all the great features–unable to easily return to just the PDF? Maybe you wanted to quickly see the changes you’ve made without all the mark ups. Maybe you wanted […]

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  • Real-time Charges and Saving on Expedites Explained
  • Quickly Add Deposition Settings to Outlook Calendar
  • How to Create Deponent Video Clips

    How to Create Deponent Video Clips

    When you order videography services from a court reporting firm like Barkley, you receive video of the deponent’s testimony synched with the transcript and free DepoView editing software. This editing software lets you view the recorded deponent video alongside the transcript […]

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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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