15 Tips for Making a Clear Record

1. Enunciate – speak clearly and loudly. Even though we must, at times, write five words a second, speed alone is rarely the problem. Slurring or poor enunciation is. This is important because there are numerous words, if slurred and spoken fast, sound alike to the court reporter. For example: Was the witness “racing” horses or “raising” horses? Were the stock certificates “worthless” or “worth less”? Did the money go to the “state” or the “estate”? Abduction and adduction, hyper ...

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Don’t loose your place

Appino & Biggs Tip of the Month

Did you know? When you’re online, you can connect to a new link without losing your place on the page by pressing the control button (Ctrl) and clicking on the link at the same time. This opens the connection in a new tab or window, which you can view at your convenience. This is great when on a site like Pinterest because you don’t have to go back to the ...

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On the fun side

Appino & Biggs Tip of the Month

If you’re a crossword puzzle enthusiast, go to http://webcrosswords.com/. here you can select easy puzzles or LA Times crosswords, as well as other word-related games. In the unlikely even you get stuck, stymied or flummoxed, click the “Solve” tab or button to reveal a letter, a word, or solve the puzzle. The daily, theme-oriented crossword puzzles are fun. A little timer in the upper right-hand corner is informative, humiliating ...

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Rename Multiple Files

Appino & Biggs Tip of the Month

The next time you have a bunch of files, folders, or photos with names like DSC_6789 and you want to rename them in a more uniform way, highlight (select) all the files/folder in question by holding down the SHIFT key and clicking the first file to select it, then scrolling down to the last one and clicking that. This will highlight all files in between the two clicks. If the files you want ...

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