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How do you number Bates documents?

Choose Tools > Edit PDF. In the secondary toolbar, choose More > Bates Numbering > Add. In the Bates Numbering dialog box, click Add Files, and choose Add Files, Add Folders, or Add Open Files. As needed, do any of the following in the list of files:

How do you reference Bates numbers?

First, you can change the starting page number. Second, you can add a prefix to the citation. Third, you can set the number of digits for the numeric part of the citation.

What is the Bates numbering system?

Bates Numbering, also known as Bates Stamping, is an indexing method used for legal, business and medical documents (PDFs in most cases). Bates Numbers are perceived as digital reference points used to uniquely identify and label each page in a set of documents.

Why is it called Bates numbering?

Bates numbering is also used in medical and business records, where it may or may not include labels for the date and time of a page's creation. Bates numbering has been used for well over a century. It gained its name from the Bates Automatic Numbering-Machine, patented in the 1890s by Edwin G. Bates.

Is Bates numbering required?

Bates patented his device for applying consecutive numerical stamps to documents in 1892. In the old days, Bates-stamping documents required a person to literally stamp each page of the set of documents to be produced. Clearly, Bates-labels were useful, even essential.

How do I get rid of Bates numbering?

Open the PDF file containing bate numbers. Choose Tools > Edit PDF. In the secondary toolbar, choose More > Bates Numbering > Remove.

How do you number a legal document?

Traditionally, hierarchical headings in legal documents start with roman numerals at the top level (I, II, III). then switch to capital letters (A, B, C). then numerals (1, 2, 3). then lowercase letters (a, b, c). then romanettes (i, ii, iii). and then variations of the above using two parentheses instead of one, or

Do you spell out numbers in legal documents?

may differ, here are a few basic tips related to numbers. Spell out numbers below 10 and big round numbers. If you chose to spell out multi-word whole numbers between 22 and 99, use hyphens. Also use hyphens when those numbers are part of bigger numbers.
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