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EARN CLE CREDIT AND LEARN ABOUT FEATURES IN FASTCASE THROUGH FREE WEBINARS

May 15, 2018

Posted in: Fastcase

Tip: Fastcase webinars on legal research Fastcase offers free webinars on how to conduct legal research. These webinars are available for CLE credits, and the upcoming topics in May include: Introduction to Legal Research on Fastcase, Advanced Tips for Enhanced Legal Research on Fastcase, Introduction to Boolean (Keyword) Searches and Ethics and Legal Research on Fastcase 7.

USE SIRI TO TRANSLATE LANGUAGES ON YOUR IPHONE

Posted in: iPad/iPhone

Siri Tip If your iPhone or iPad is running iOS 11, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, then you’ve got a built-in translation feature through the voice assistant Siri! Using this, you can find out how to say words and phrases in the currently supported languages: German, French, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish. And while...

HOW TO UTILIZE FIVE AWESOME ANDROID FEATURES YOU PROBABLY TAKE FOR GRANTED

Posted in: Mobile

Android Tech It’s easy to become obsessed with the next big update to Android and what we want Google to add, but what about all the great things Android has gained since it debuted nearly a decade ago on the venerable T-Mobile G1? You might be surprised by what we used to go without. So it’s time to...

HOW TO SYNC YOUR FASTCASE ACCOUNT WITH YOUR MOBILE DEVICE

Posted in: Fastcase

Want to connect your Fastcase iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, or Android accounts with your member benefit desktop account to sync your favorites and usage history? Well, now you cane. And when you save cases on the go, you can access them through your desktop where it’s easy to print, find expanded search information, and access...

HOW TO LEARN ABOUT FASTCASE AND EARN CLE CREDIT

Posted in: Fastcase

Did you know that Fastcase offers free webinars on how to conduct legal research? These webinars are available for CLE credit in many jurisdictions. Check this website for the February dates: http://bit.ly/2n7b1kK. The topics of the Fastcase CLEs include: ● Introduction to Legal Research on Fastcase ● Advanced Tips for Enhanced Legal Research on Fastcase ●...

HOW TO PRINT GROUPS OF STATUTES IN FASTCASE WITH LESS HASSLE

Posted in: Fastcase

You asked for an easier way to print a group of statutes and Fastcase heard you! To print several statutes at once (“batch print”), follow the steps below: From the Outline View, click on the main group of statutes you want to print. You can get to the outline view one of two ways, either...

HOW TO USE DUAL MONITORS TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY

Posted in: Internet/Social Media

Thanks to the fine folks at FindLaw for Legal Professionals, here’s a productivity tip for you: try dual monitors. Much of the time wasted when attorneys work on computers comes when they switch between windows. Not only does it waste time, it can lead to unnecessary distractions. Some try to compensate by putting two windows...

“HOW TO GENERATE A PUBLIC LINK AND SHARE A CASE IMMEDIATELY WITH ANYONE USING FASTCASE”

Posted in: Fastcase

Sometimes as an attorney, you just need to share a document. Whether it’s a statute that you want a client who is an employer to be aware of, a regulation that a co-counsel needs to review, or a case that a judge wants to see in its entirety, sometimes you just need a copy of...

HOW TO REMOVE METADATA FROM A MICROSOFT WORD DOCUMENT

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Word

1. Open the document that contains the metadata you need removed. 2. Choose File > Properties. Select the ‘Summary’ tab in the ‘Properties’ box. Clear any content from each text box and press ‘OK.’ 3. Choose ‘Tools’ and ‘Options’ from the toolbar. 4. Select ‘User Information’ in the ‘Options’ dialog box. Clear each field that...

HOW TO USE THE SURFACE PRO’S SURFACE PEN

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows

The Surface Pen is a new and improved design for your Surface Pro. To use it, click the pen top once and it opens Microsoft’s OneNote application. Then hold the pen top down and it will open Cortana (think Microsoft’s version of Siri). Click the pen top twice to take a screenshot and send it...