Author: David Fishel

How To Create a PDF of an Entire Website

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For whatever reason, we can find ourselves needing offline access to entire websites, be it for evidence, research or archival purposes. The good news is that this is a simple task in Adobe Acrobat, as PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains.

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Mad Web Skills with PDF — Create a PDF from Internet Explorer

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If you are about to go offline for a while but just have to finish that online article, why not capture it to PDF? You can then either print it or view it on your handheld device. Nifty, eh? PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains how in this piece on creating PDFs from Internet Explorer.

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Create a Consolidated Deposition Exhibit

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If you are deposing a witness who, for example, was the principal respondent to a number of interrogatories, it is helpful to have all of the relevant questions and answers in one exhibit for marking and handling. PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains how to do just that using PDF in this piece.

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Searching and Finding: Basic Principles

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There’s a lot more to searching PDF documents than meets the eye. Which tool is best suited to the task of searching PDFs? It all depends, according to PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel. He explains in this piece on the basic principles of searching PDF files.

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OCR: Yuor Sarech Enigne Cna’t Raed Tihs

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Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a godsend to anyone looking to create an electronic archive from large paper records, but just how accurate is it? How can responsible record-keepers compensate for the occasional errors? PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains in this piece on the perils of relying too heavily on OCR.

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Electronic Signatures – they do exist don’t they?

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Some form of electronic signature has existed for quite some time. Almost all US states and a large number of countries have enacted or are considering some form of electronic signature legislation. If that’s the case, why aren’t there more of them in use? PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains in this piece on electronic signatures.

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PDF Viewing and Monitors — Bigger is Better

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Electronic displays can’t yet match the resolution and ‘readability’ of paper, but they can do the next best thing — with the right monitor, that is. PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains in this piece on PDF readability and the relevance of screen size among other factors.

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Making a PDF for e-filing

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Want to learn how to e-file your legal documents in 15 minutes or less? What are the rules and regulations, and how do they apply to your practice? Read on as PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains in this piece on creating legal PDFs destined for electronic filing, or e-filing for short.

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Beware the .EXE — Post a PDF Please

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If you are going to provide something to your clients (or prospective clients) via the Net, please, please, please don’t make it a Windows executable file. ‘But why?’ I hear you cry. Never fear, PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains in this piece on the relative merits of PDF and Windows executables.

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