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Supported Document Formats for the LawVu Preview

Adobe Documents - *.pdf

Microsoft Word - *.doc, *.dot *.docx, *.docm, *.dotx, *.dotm *.rtf

Microsoft Excel XML format - *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xltx, *.xltm

Microsoft PowerPoint format - *.ppt, *.pot, *.pps

Email files - *.msg, *.eml

If you try to view an unsupported format you will be prompted to download the file to your local machine to view and edit.

The LawVu previewer is supported on Chrome, MS Edge, Firefox, and Safari.

Also, password-protected or digitally signed documents cannot be previewed in LawVu.

Preview Advanced Search features

The LawVu previewer offers in-app search functionality, with word search highlighted within the document making things easy to find. Advanced search options are available from the toolbar within the preview window.

  • Use quotation marks to search exact word/phrase matching

  • Search words using lower/uppercase

  • Search the whole word only

  • Words that begin with/end with

  • Wildcard support - use an asterisk as a suffix placeholder and click the Use Wildcards button to search for all results containing a partial term. For example, searching law* would return lawful, lawyer, lawless, etc.

  • Proximity search to search for phrases within a number of words from each other.

Copying Text

Use the Select Text button to enable text highlighting, allowing you to copy/paste text directly from the document.

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