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Modified Filing Procedures Address Security Concerns

The federal Judiciary is responding to the recent disclosure of wide-spread cybersecurity breaches of government computer systems with new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents. New procedures will not change current policies regarding public access to court records.

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PDF-Related Functionality for Public Filers in NextGen CM/ECF Release 1.6

Date of Release: November 1, 2020

This document provides an overview of PDF-related functionality for all three court types with the NextGen CM/ECF Release 1.6. Topics covered include:

  • PDF Definition and Software
  • Converting Documents to PDF
  • Viewing a PDF Document Prior to Upload
  • Document Size Requirements
  • PDF Content Criteria
  • How to Flatten a PDF
  • Viewing Combined PDFs in CM/ECF