Smokeball Now Integrates with ScanSnap to Add Documents to Your Matter with One Click

//Smokeball Now Integrates with ScanSnap to Add Documents to Your Matter with One Click

The Fujitsu ScanSnap is one of the easiest, most efficient desktop scanner on the market. This smart scanner is used by more small businesses including Law firms than any other scanner on the market.

Smokeball now allows you to attach a file scanned by ScanSnap directly to a matter, without having to save or email the document first. Scanning files to your matter is literally now a one click process.

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How to Setup Smokeball Scan with your ScanSnap

There are a couple of steps that users must follow to start using their ScanSnap with Smokeball.

  1. Right Click on the ScanSnap icon in the taskbar and select “Scan button Settings”.
  2. On the main screen, click on the “Application Settings” Button
  3. In the middle of the screen, under the “Add or Remove” area, click on the “Settings…” button
  4. Click on the “Add button”
  5. Click on the “Browse” button, then Navigate to the following application:
    1. C:\Program Files\Smokeball\Binaries\Smokeball Scan.exe
    2. Select the application and click Save
  6. Type “Smokeball” into the Application Name box
  7. Click OK
  8. Click Close
  9. You should now see Smokeball in the Application list

How to Scan a Legal Document and Attached to a Matter in Smokeball

You are now ready to Scan to Smokeball. Scan a button as you normally would, and you will now see Smokeball as the first option in the application list once the scan has completed. Click on “Smokeball”.

  1. You will now see a familiar Smokeball window.
  2. Start typing your client name or property address, select the matter
  3. Choose a Folder for the Document
  4. Choose a file name for the document
  5. Click Save
  6. The window will be closed and the document will be saved to the matter.
By |July 22nd, 2014|

About the Author:

For years, Josh has helped lawyers become more organized, productive, and profitable. A trained litigator, Josh came to Smokeball from a large east-coast law firm where his practice focused on franchise, insurance, marine, and general litigation. His work with Smokeball, and his continued passion for what he does each day, is driven by a desire to help lawyers and their staff do better in every way. Knowing well the stress and strain put on today’s legal professional, he regularly focuses on improving work and life in the law. He has traveled the country working with and learning from lawyers and their staff. Josh speaks regularly to bar associations about successful law firm practices and other legal topics. Recent notable engagements have been with the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Missouri Bar’s Solo and Small Firm Conference. In addition to his work at Smokeball, Josh serves on the Writing Resource Center staff at The John Marshall Law School. Besides legal technology, his research interests include judicial decision-making, jury decision-making and psychology, and legal writing. He has written and overseen research exploring causal effects of sex/gender on federal appellate court decision-making, and assisted with research for a forthcoming textbook on judicial decision-making. Additionally, Josh sits on the Board of Directors of Chicago-based Community Activism Law Alliance and on the Board of Directors of Chicago Fringe Opera Company. Josh holds his J.D., cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as a Senior Editor of the Wash. U. Law Review, held the prestigious Thompson Coburn Research Fellowship, served as Research Assistant to then-Vice-Dean (now Chancellor) Andrew D. Martin, and clerked at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.M. in Music Performance with Honors Scholar distinction from the University of Connecticut, making him a Huskies basketball fan through and through. Follow Josh’s activity on LinkedIn, and keep up with new articles on the Smokeball Blog.