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Presenter: Julie Samford
Credit: .55 or 5.5 hours pre-qualified by NCRA
Dates Recorded: November 3rd & 10th, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Recording Access: Yes, with unlimited viewing on our website for at least 90 days (login required).
Eclipse has so many tools and features to make your realtime absolutely shine. Are you putting them all to use?
Let this powerful program support your greatest strengths as a reporter, and we will show you how to look like a million bucks on even your worst days. If you haven't been providing realtime yet, this is your class! If you know there are easier and better ways to get it done, this is for you.  Julie Samford will start with the core basics and guide you through everything you need to know to provide flawless transcriptions with confidence. Have you thought of using your realtime skills outside of the legal industry? The world is your oyster when you learn just how much you can do with Eclipse! Join us for this timely webinar to achieve your personal best realtime ever!
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Not sure it's for you? Here's the scoop on what you'll learn:

Part 1

  • Realtime setup for steno and voice
  • Options for what you see on your realtime screen
  • How to generate QR codes for attorneys to connect
  • Intro to realtime editing
  • How to set up and use realtime statistics
  • Realtime prep – get the words you need in your dictionary before the job even starts
  • Best use of Autobriefs
  • Audio options – using the new Opus
  • How to use master and current in the speaker table
  • Realtime settings options and how they affect your translations
  • Clickable list of places you need to check with audio or ask the witness for clarification or spellings
  • How to output your realtime feed to multiple different languages simultaneously

Part 2

  • How to set up and when to use conflicts that will resolve perfectly in realtime
  • How to tell Eclipse where you need it to help you with untranslates
  • How to use Autoblocks
  • Multi-channel audio setup with seating chart to play back just one speaker when someone is coughing
  • How to set up and use a scopist and proofreader for dailies and rushes
  • Using persistent session names for team editing
  • Ten best realtime macros and how to incorporate them in your writing
  • How to take Zoom screenshots to capture documents not marked as exhibits
  • Words-per-minute spot checks
  • How to insert date/time, as in “Recess was taken at 12:42 pm.”
  • How to set up realtime output to attorneys
  • How to set up and use Boost for even better translations on days you need a little assistance
  • Get an awesome list of realtime briefs and shortcuts and learn how to incorporate them
  • How to create a QR code with login included from a Bridge Mobile link
  • How to blank the screen in two seconds in case of emergency
  • How to install the latest update to Version 10
  • How to use your realtime skills outside the legal industry


Julie Samford

Julie Samford is a former court reporter, licensed in Texas and Louisiana. She has worked in the reporting industry for 30 years. Julie has been doing software and technology training for Advantage Software for 20 years and is a certified advanced group trainer for Eclipse.

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Julie's Recent Webinars:

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