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Scrivener for lawyers

WordPerfect 5.1 is legendary among tech geeks of a certain age, and still has devoted users. I used various incarnations of WordPerfect as my main word processor and brief[1] writing tool until just a few years ago, when I succumbed to the inevitable force of change, and switched to Microsoft Word. Now, though, I’m not even using a traditional word processor as my main brief writing application, because I’ve discovered that Scrivener is a fantastic tool for that purpose.

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Writing Legal Briefs with Scrivener

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Easy navigation, powerful AI, and quick search make DEVONthink a nice alternative to lugging around thick files.

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DEVONthink for Lawyers

AppCleaner – App of the Week [Mac]

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If you come from the Windows world, uninstalling apps on a Mac might seem a bit odd to you. Unlike in Windows, where you go through a whole uninstall process, on a Mac there are no such hoops to jump through. To uninstall a Mac app, you simply highlight it in your application folder, and trash it. The problem, though, is that many Mac apps leave behind preference files and other breadcrumbs, even after you delete them. To remove all traces of an app from your Mac, delete it using AppCleaner.

The simplest way to use AppCleaner is to drag an app from your application folder onto AppCleaner’s main window. Once you’ve done so, you’ll be presented with a list of additional files related to the app, and given the option to delete them. If you’d prefer to work solely from within the app, you can do so. The app lists the applications, widgets, and other types of programs on your machine. Chose the program you want to delete from its respective list, click the Search button, and then you can choose to delete the files. Pretty simple stuff.

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