Whenever you upload a file (or a new version of a file) to LawVu, we generate a PDF version of that file to use as a preview.

In most cases, this works very well and allows you to look through (and even search through) the file without downloading it;

However, there are some cases where the preview may not work.

These include:

  • If you have just uploaded a new file, it can take a few moments for LawVu to generate a pdf version for preview. Try again in a few moments, and you should be able to preview the file as expected.

  • If the file size exceeds 20Mb, you will need to download the file to your desktop and open it up from there to view the contents.

  • If the file is an uncommon file type, then we may not be able to generate a PDF version for use in our preview pane. Try downloading the file to your desktop and opening it up from there to view the contents. Click here to know the supported document formats for the LawVu Preview.

  • If the file is protected, for example, a password-protected PDF file. Try downloading it to your desktop and opening it with a PDF reader such as Adobe Acrobat in order to supply the password and view the document

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