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Problem: Answer: A document’s formatting is out of control and you just cannot figure out what is going on. ways to clean up the styles in your document Suggestion 1: Reset the paragraph formatting to Normal Depending on the extent of the problem there are various 1. Click in a the paragraph that contains the format to reset 2. Click the Clear Formatting button on the Home Ribbon all previous formatting has been removed. The text now takes on the attributes of the default style in the document you have pasted in to. The text will be pasted into the document as plain text, meaning Please look for Part II of this article will run in our October/November issue. 3. Or use the Keyboard command Press Ctrl+Shift+N (make Suggestion 2: Remove direct character formatting 1. Select the text that you want to reformat 2. Press Ctrl+Spacebar graph style. sure your cursor is in the paragraph that contains the format you want to reset) About the author: Randall Farrar is the president and co-founder of Temecula, CA-based Esquire Innovations, Inc. (www.esqinc.com), a software company that develops Microsoft Office integrated applications for the legal market. Esquire’s products include iScrub 7, a metadata management application for Microsoft Office used by over 450 law firms and corporations; iCreate 7, its popular document production and formatting software; iRedline 7 EP3, enhanced Word document comparison; and iDocID 5, software for adding a document ID to a Word or Excel document. Together, the four products are available as the combined package iOffice 7. He can be reached at Randall.farrar@esqinc.com. Suggestion 3: Reset the paragraph formatting 2. Press Ctrl+Q set (triple click in the paragraph) This resets the font to the font format in the underlying para1. Select the paragraph that contains the format you want to re- graph formatting to the underlying paragraph style. Suggestion 4: Use Paste Special. For documents that still continue text in the document, open a new blank document or firm template and use Paste Special to copy. document where you want to place the copied text. the Paste Special dialog box. This removes direct paragraph formatting and resets the para- to have formatting issues it is sometimes better to just copy all of the 2. Navigate to your new document and place the cursor in the row on the Paste button. 1. Select the text you want to copy (Ctrl + A) and press Ctrl + C 3. On the home tab|Clipboard group click on the drop down ar4. Select Paste Special and select Paste as Unformatted Text in LEGAL | CORPORATE | ATTORNEY | TECHNICAL Why not work with the best? we do! If you are looking for the best legal talent in California, call Davidson Legal Staffing today! (888) 788-2828 www.DavidsonStaffing.com 40 Greater Los Angeles Leadership Exchange http://www.esqinc.com http://www.servicesbycbm.com http://www.DavidsonStaffing.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Leadership Exchange - August/September 2011

Leadership Exchange - August/September 2011
Robert Half Legal
Member Connection Campaign
President's Message
Editor’s Message
Region 6 Officers
August Calendar
September Calendar
Save The Dates
September Chapter Meeting Notice
2011 Justice Jog Law Firm Challenge
Human Resources
Certified Document Storage & Destruction
Business Partner/Member Mixer | Justice Jog Kick-Off
Members-In-Transition Welcomes You
GLA ALA Section Reports
American Language Services
Merrill Corporation
New Members & Member Updates
Region 6 Conference
New Member Spotlight
New Member Drive Contest
Information Technology
June Chapter Meeting Recap
New Member Orientation Invite
Community Outreach Program
2011 Justice Jog
First Legal Network
Past-Presidents Evening Seminar Recap
Iron Mountain
Special Counsel
SOS — Succeed Over Stress
Innovative Computing Systems
GLA ALA Essay Contest
Board of Directors
Office Space Available Ad
Esquire Innovations, Inc.
Ricoh Legal/Ikon
Pride of Los Angeles
Technology Tip
CBM Services
Davidson Legal Staffing
Coach’s Corner
ESP Legal Technology
Business Partner Spotlight
ALA Webinars
ALA Legal Marketplace

Leadership Exchange - August/September 2011