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Thursday
Oct272011

ALERT - Is Your Time Matters Really Backed Up?

Your Time Matters data is not safe unless you have backed up the MS SQL Server .BAK files. Do you know where yours are?

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Wednesday
Oct192011

TM Mobility Tips

Read these tips to learn about logging in to TM Mobility, setting a password, and changing passwords.

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Saturday
Sep242011

Wells Anderson Receives CIC Choice Award

For the second year in a row, LexisNexis Certified Independent Consultants voted for Wells Anderson to receive the CIC Choice Award. The award recognizes the consultant who is best at assistance, forum input, white papers, and technical capability within the LexisNexis Practice Management community.

The 2011 CIC Choice Award reflects volunteer work and the contribution of free materials and CIC Solutions Forum answers that benefit Time Matters, Billing Matters, and PCLaw customers and consultants.

Monday
Sep122011

Calendar Print-Out

A printed, month-at-a-glance calendar can be handy sometimes when you are away from the office. These step-by-step instructions show you how to create a Calendar report to print out a one-month view.

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Monday
Aug152011

Service Releases and Fixes

Service Packs contain fixes and improvements to Time Matters. They are released between versions. After the release Version 11, you will need to have an AMP subscription in order to receive Service Packs. Any critical updates to supported versions will be made available to everyone.

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Monday
Aug152011

Billing Matters Revived!

Time Matters/Billing Matters customers and consultants spoke loud and clear that they wanted to continue using Billing Matters. LexisNexis listened. They have announced the "sunrise" of Billing Matters.

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Friday
Jul082011

Time Matters Tips and Shortcuts

It is summer. You want to get your work done faster and move on to other activities. Here are Time Matters tips and shortcuts to save you time and effort.

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Thursday
Jun022011

TM-AutoBackup Success Story

TM-AutoBackup warned a law office in time for their computer expert to fix a problem with their Time Matters database before everyone arrived for work.

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Tuesday
May102011

Fixing Desktop Extensions

If you get a message that says Desktop Extensions have stopped working, you can take steps to fix Desktop Extensions.

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Thursday
Mar312011

Outlook 2010 Time Matters Options

Time Matters 10 and 11 play well with Outlook 2010, but finding the Options is hard. This post shows you where to choose options for connecting Outlook 2010 e-mails to Time Matters Contacts and Matters and tells you what they do.

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Wednesday
Mar302011

Time Matters 11 Coming Q1-2011

Time Matters 11 was released on time on 3/30/2011. The flagship new feature is Time Matters Mobility, allowing you to access and enter information using a Web browser on your mobile phone and other devices. The link between Time Matters and PCLaw has been improved. Version 11 supports Terminal Services and Windows Remote Desktop.

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Monday
Mar142011

Updating a Remote Database

Learn how to change the settings for a Remote database after you have it set up and synchronized with your Main Time Matters database.

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Friday
Jan142011

Top Time Matters Tips of 2010

With something for everyone, this Webinar collects the best Time Matters tips from 2010, including

* Simple Document Saving
* Instantly create and e-mail a PDF letter
* Shortcuts for Calendar entries
* Catch all your billable time
* ... and many more

Our Time Matters tips help you save time and become more profitable.

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Friday
Dec172010

Preventing Time Matters Crashes - Sublists

If you have Time Matters 10 and are experiencing consistent crashing, it may be due to a new setting. To change the setting:

  • Go to: Main Menu | File | Setup | General | Program Level | Forms
  • In the center, change "Display 100 records..." to "Display 1,000 records..."

This setting controls how many records are pre-fetched for Sublists. Sublists are the lists of records that appear on Contact forms, Matters forms, and other forms. The Sublists have tabs named: Related, Notes, Documents, etc.

Thursday
Dec022010

Disable the Droid Sound on Startup

An occasional annoyance with the Droid is the "Droooiiid" sound it makes at startup. To silence the Droid startup sound: Go to: Settings | Sound | Notification ringtone | Scroll up and select Silent.

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Thursday
Dec022010

Heads Up: Acrobat 10 and WordPerfect X5

Acrobat 10 and WordPerfect X5 Not Yet Supported

As of 12/2/2010, LexisNexis does not yet support links in Acrobat 10 and WordPerfect X5 to Time Matters 10.

We expect that support for these third-party products will be included in Time Matters 11, expected in second quarter of 2011.

For information on other software, links and hardware requirements, see:

Time Matters Requirements Site
http://support.lexisnexis.com/TMRequirements/record.asp?ArticleID=TMRequirements_default

Friday
Nov122010

How to Manage Dates and Deadlines

Time Matters can help you manage deadlines, due dates and appointments. These techniques and tips were presented during our free monthly Webinar on 11-12-2010.

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Tuesday
Nov092010

10GB Free Database Size Limit 

Is your Time Matters database reaching the 4GB size limit of your current MS SQL Server Express software? Here are your options.

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Tuesday
Oct122010

Affordable Server for Small Offices

Is the computer hosting your Time Matters database getting too old or too full? Are you running the Time Matters database on a desktop and are concerned about its reliability? Consider an inexpensive, quiet, but more reliable small server.

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Friday
Oct082010

Cleaning Up Time Matters

Tips for cleaning up bloated Email Inbox, incorrect entries, and out-of-place documents, plus archiving Matters and updating records.

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