Tag Archives: PDFs

Can PDFs Be Dangerous?

Can PDFs Be Dangerous?

After Word documents, PDFs may be the most commonly exchanged file types for lawyers.  We use PDFs for letters, contracts, briefs, forms and bills.  But can those PDFs we download or receive so often harbor hidden dangers? The short answer is yes, as How-To Geek explores in a recent HTG Explains article: Why Does Chrome Say PDF Files Can Harm Your ... Read More »

Quick Tip: Adobe Acrobat Initial View

Quick Tip: Adobe Acrobat Initial View

With just a few clicks, you can control how your PDFs will look when they’re opened by clients, colleagues, or the court.  Do you want the detailed bookmarks you’ve added to be shown immediately? Do you want the document to be zoomed in so the text is legible or zoomed out so the recipient can see the entire page at ... Read More »

Adobe Acrobat X Pro: Redaction Tutorial

In the past, redaction could be a tedious (and expensive) nightmare.  Lengthy copies of documents would have to be printer, carefully examined word-for-word, and redacted manually with a thick black marker.  With Adobe Acrobat X Pro, you can quickly redact documents using a variety of built-in tools.  In this tutorial, we address: Using search-and-redact to easily locate sensitive information throughout ... Read More »

Adobe Acrobat X Pro: PDF Editing Tutorial

In this second video in our series of Adobe Acrobat X Pro tutorials, we address an all-too-common problem: you need to make a few minor changes to a PDF, but the original document isn’t available. So how do you make changes directly to the PDF?  We demonstrate how to: Add text directly while preserving word wrapping. Add text as an ... Read More »

Adobe Acrobat X Pro: PDF Basics Tutorial

Acrobat Pro is an essential tool for many lawyers, used for everything from basic document viewing to redaction to client in-take forms.  In this first video in our series of Acrobat X Pro tutorials, we demonstrate how to convert documents to PDF, apply OCR (Optical Character Recognition), and make basic changes by adding, removing, and rearranging pages within a PDF. Read More »