Version 6.4.9A Now Available

6.4.4C will re-register all the controls

Click Help, About to see what version you currently have.
Click Help, Check For Web Updates if you have internet access to get the latest update.  You only need to do this on one workstation with internet access.
No one needs to exit A1-Law when you perform this update.
They may exit A1-Law anytime and run it again and it will automatically be installed on their workstation.

New Download Instructions as of 1/2/2008
(11/10/07) Version 6.2.7F has new Adobe Acrobat controls.  They may be registered at your convenience on each workstation when you sign on the workstation with administrative rights.  Click Tools, Miscellaneous, Register Controls.  You may need to re-register the controls as of 1/2/2008 if the new help system is not working.

Coming Soon:  Immigration Forms  (approx release: Jan 2009 - 80+ new forms)

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December 8, 2008       Version 6.4.9A    EAMS Update
1.  New and Revised EAMS Forms as of Nov 2008
2. <<command = injury,eamsall1>> to EAMSALL4 pulls EAMS # in various formats
3. The Caption tab now pulls the EAMS # and WCAB #
4. Multi-Office solutions and EAMS #. Command = staff,eamsno to position.
6. Global Reassign now allows one to reassign colors
7.  Top Sheet now contains EAMS Body Parts

Revised Forms
a. 10028 Arbitration Submittal Form (revised) 11/2008
b. 10058 Pre-Trial Conference Statement (revised) 11/2008
c. Nov 17th EAMS Forms  10856 - 10885

Bug Fixes

November 12, 2008       Version 6.4.7M    Update
1.  New and Revised EAMS Forms
2.  EAMS # now on the top sheet
3.  Uniform EAMS Names now downloads from DWC website
4.  Injury sheet now allows for 5 EAMS injury selections in the dropdown
6. Billing Cycle date now matches case activity date
7.  Command = staff,eamsno to position to the eams ref # for your firm and then you can use:
command = code trim( or the command = eams,nameonly

October 21, 2008       Version 6.4.6A    Update
1.  EAMS # now on the top sheet

Uniform EAMS Names integration with form letters (viewable from the main menu)
<<command = eams nameonly>>
<<command = eams>>

Use Rolodex Edit to override.EAMS Reference after reindexing.

2. Tools, System, Global reassign now includes scan tracker.

3. SCANNED tab at client card print now creates PDF files much faster

4. FTP Updates and additional feature to disable passive transfers

5. Case Activity search and Right Click the button to Find Again.

September 19, 2008       Version 6.4.5D    Work Comp EAMS Bug Fix Update
1.  EAMS Body Part dropdown codes at the INJURY screen.  Displays Details clicking POB at the Injury Screen as well as Case Information
2.  Form letter code for <<command = injury,eamsno>> and <<command = injury,eamsall>>
3.  Fixes bugs in the EAMS forms.
4.  Color options for ScanFiles Service Module
5   Email a flattened PDF EAMS file


September 10, 2008       Version 6.4.4F    Work Comp EAMS Bug Fix Update
1. Fixes some computers loading "blank EAMS forms" without data in the form.

September 8, 2008       Version 6.4.4C    Work Comp EAMS Update
1. WC EAMS Forms Release (forms are currently being tested at DWC but are in this version) - See the A1-Law Help file for detailed information.
    Document Cover Sheet
    Document Separator Sheet
    DWC 1 - Application
    DOR Expedited Trial
    C & R
    Stipulations with Req for Award
2. Websites at the A1Law Menu. Defined form system defaults, security
3. Revised Form: Civil Form 10313 - Order to go to small claims SC 100
4. Special Instructions - rich text at spec instructions and Show in Red with (SI) in parenthesis
Configure Group Defaults, Security, General2, Highlight if spec inst exist
5. GetParty,AskOnly command prompts only if there is more than one party in the list matching the category or categories.
Ie: getparty,askonly Select the employer,employer
ie: getparty,askonly Select the court,WCAB,BOARD,COURT
6. Special instruction fixes.

July 13, 2008       Version 6.4.1b    Update
1. ScanFiles Service Module Updates
2. Form 10628 - Sample Microsoft Word General Letter with cc's
3. Form 10546 - WC31 Fee Petition
4. Form 10629 - Microsoft Word - Memorandum

June 11, 2008       Version 6.3.9O    Minor Update
1. Form Letter Popup Category Favorites - System Defaults, Popups.  Use individual form numbers after the start,end range
2. Task Add Default - Configure System Defaults,Tasks, Action when adding tasks allows for None, Name, Name v Employer, Caption
3. WCIRB - Revision Form 10094

May 12, 2008       Version 6.3.8B    Minor Update
1. A1-Law Library icon on the main toolbar
2. Staff Defaults, Username and Password now allow for up to 60 and 20 characters (after reindexing).
3..New Forms
    Revised: 10451 - SSA-827
    Revised 10455 - SSA-1696
4. A1-Law Library icon on the maintoolbar

April 28, 2008       Version 6.3.7A    PDF / Acrobat Compression Update
1. A1-Law Acrobat Compression Utility - Tools, PDF Compression Tool

This special tool allows you to "resample" your PDF files for maximum compression which saves disk space and allows you to Email PDF files that otherwise may be too large.  The tool uses a special method to compress PDF files (mainly black and white non text scanned images) that would far exceed compression you might get with a standard compression program such as WinZip.  WinZip may further compress the PDF a little smaller afterwards but you may see up to 90% compression with this tool.  You may need to check quality if you decide to permanently save the compressed and resampled PDF files.  Also, please contact tech support via Email should you decide to use the "Multiple" automatic mass change for all PDF attached to cases.

2. New Forms:
    10545 - Subpoena - WCAB 30
    10421 - Med-Legal Rating Form
    10135 - SDT Goleta

April 20, 2008       Version 6.3.6A        Update
1. New Forms:
    10541 - Request for Walk Through
    10542 - Request for Walk-In Consultative Rating
    10543 - Request for Pension Information
    10544 - Authorization for Release of Social Security Disability Ins Award

2. Calendar - Advanced Filters

3. Clicking the name at the client card and Party sheet copies the Email to the windows clipboard.

4. Next calendar event information on the client card now user definable in system defaults, general, client card, Page4, Label Expression

March 19, 2008       Version 6.3.5P        Update
1. Create PDF files from any windows application.
2. Client card - click the printer icon on the toolbar - the ZIP tab now creates a pdf file with headers and hyperlinks.
3. Case Activity now has an AutoSave every 60 seconds when adding a note.  One may click the AutoRecover button to recover the note if the computer recently had a power failure.  One may adjust the AutoSave every 60 seconds to another number of seconds by clicking Tools, My Preferences, Case Activity, AutoSave (set to -1 to disable).
4. Form 10540 - Petition for Reconsideration
5. The GetParty,Prioritize command now supports either brackets or parenthesis

Bug Fixes
Calendar notes checkbox

March 5, 2008       Version 6.3.4A        Minor Update
1. Client Card Print Options now contain a ZIP tab to create a ZIP file including attached documents and a summarized PDF file.
2. Search By now allows for Search By Date Closed.
3. New Forms:
    10478 OCF SSA Notice Regarding Substitution Upon Death (HA-539)
    10539 OCF VA HIPPA

Bug Fixes
Help File Registration Fixes
Remember Window Settings and Maximized Windows
Found Cases - bug fixes/sort1 search string

February 27, 2008       Version 6.3.3E        Minor Update
1. Client Card Print Options now contains a ZIP file creation tab to Email Case information
2. Preparation files for Acrobat PDF Compression

February 12, 2008       Version 6.3.2E        Minor Update
1. ScanFiles Paperless Internet Module

Bug fixes
Client Card Injury Sheet - Application refresh

February 7, 2008       Version 6.3.1E        Minor Update
1. New Help File (in progress with each new update).  One may need to re-register controls on workstations that it does not work on.
2. Form Letters - Batch Command  Example: <<command = batch 55>>  Separately processes multiple letters and documents.
3. User defined field report now sorts by either character, numeric or date.
4. New Forms:
    10477 Social Security Interview Form
    10361 EJ-100 Acknowledgment of Satisfaction of Judgment
    10537 Commutation Request Form
    10538 Request for Walk Through DOR only (#2)
    10751 Pension Lacera Application for Disability Retirement (DIS 101)
    10752 Pension Lacera Supplemental Medical Release (DIS 126)
    10753 Pension Lacera Beneficiary Designation (RSD 504)

January 2, 2008       Version 6.3.0C        Minor Update
1. New Help File (in progress with each new update).  One may need to re-register controls on workstations that it does not work on.
2. Law Library Supports drag and drop and attachments to case activity
3. Case Activity add, edit now now allows other windows open at the same time.

December 6, 2007       Version 6.2.9E        Minor Update
1.  Case Activity Report now has a "contains" option for the event field.
2.  Attach Documents from case activity now retains the default folder while you are signed on A1-Law.
3.  Dual monitor support for court forms.  Click Tools, My Preferences, Client Card, Two Monitors - Allow for Court Forms
4.  Default library index/group popups for system defaults

Bug Fixes
1.  Rich Text Control should now correctly register in the lawlocal\controls folder
2.  Bug fix when trying to center the top most window when there is no top most window it gave a pink error screen.

Features from updates in the year 2007

Features from updates in the year 2006

Features from updates in the year 2005

Features from updates in the year 2004

Features from updates in the year 2003

Features from updates in the year 2002

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