When installing MS Office, including MS Office 2013, do not choose the 64-bit option. The 64-bit versions have problems with add-ins, including with the Time Matters links.
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The Time Matters Exchange Synchronization interval is set by default at 60 seconds. You can change the interval to, for example, 300 seconds (5 minutes), to spare your server from working so hard.
This Billing Matters post explains how to avoid printing or Emailing zero balance invoices that simply show a payment in full of the last invoice and a balance of $0.00.
This post explains how to disable the Protected View warning for Word documents you open or download from the Internet. That spares you from the annoyance of having to click an Edit button in a warning bar in order to edit a Word document.
Sad News - July 30 - Ross Kodner, legal technology trailblazer, died at age 52.
Ross was an early, engaging, prolific advocate for legal technology. When I started our consulting business in 1996, I reached out to the leading legal technologists of the time, Ross Kodner and Jim Eidelman. They both were most generous in offering extensive, invaluable advice, then and later. I am so grateful to both of them and saddened at the loss of Ross. Read Craig Ball's eloguent tribute to Ross.
Upgrading to a new Service Pack or version of Time Matters can cause the display settings for records that appear on the sublists of Matters to change. The result can be that too many records appear on the tabs (sublists) of Matter Forms. Here is how to fix the setting.
Everything, a free file finding utility, is one of the true gems in the world of freeware.
If you know the filename, or part of the filename, of a document or other file that you want to open, Everything finds and opens it really, really fast.
LexisNexis will not support Windows 8 until the release of Time Matters 12 Service Pack 2 due in July 2013 nor Windows Server 2012 due with the release of Time Matters 13 expected in Q4 of 2013.
The differing characteristics of network and Cloud practice management software make for different costs, both in terms of time and money. Here we discuss the differences and list current prices for network and Cloud practice management software.
With Time Matters you can set up an electronic Client Intake Form. This form highlights the information that should be filled in if you have it. It puts your entries into the new client's Contact record. The process also produces a traditional, completed Client Intake Form as a word processing document.