Bates Numbering

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Bates Numbering


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Bates numbering is a dynamic way to provide identification, protection and automatic consecutive numbering within documents as they are processed/scanned. Hover over Bates Numbering to view options:



Figure 1. document Tab Submenu. Bates Numbering


Click Add to add new Bates numbering to documents:



Figure 2. Add Bates Numbering Dialog Box


Enter text into the text boxes to insert text at the locations indicated within documents. Click Font and Insert Date to select the font settings and/or insert the date at the time of document creation. See here for further information on font settings.

Click Add Bates Numbering to select Bates numbering options.

Click Page Number And Date Format to customize the date format, page number format and start page number options for Bates numbering.

Click Margins to adjust the text location.

Enter page numbers into the Preview Page box to view pages in the preview window.

Click Page Range Options to select the pages of the document that will feature the customized information entered in the steps above.

When the desired settings have been entered, click OK to insert Bates numbering.


The Settings dropdown menu is used to save/delete customized settings for subsequent use and/or manage existing customized settings:


Click headers,and,footers,save to save the current settings.

Click headerfootersdelete to delete the custom settings currently selected.

Click manage.headers.footers to manage settings that have been saved previously.


Click Add to Multiple Files to add Bates numbering to multiple files simultaneously. The following dialog box will open:  



Figure 3. Add Bates Numbering to Files Dialog Box


Click Add Files to add files from the local computer to the list of source files.

Click Add Folder to add all files from the folder specified to the list of source files.

Select individual files and then click Pages Range to determine the pages that will feature Bates numbering. See here for further information.

Select Replace file names with starting and ending Bates number as desired.

Alternatively, select the File Name option button and enter a custom file name and destination folder. Click the blue icon to include macros.

Select Overwrite Existing Files to overwrite old files that have the same name as new files.

Select Open folder with results after the numeration to launch the containing folder when the process is complete.

Select Create Log File as desired. Use the icon to select the folder to which the log file will be saved.

Click Options to determine the Bates numbering options as detailed in (figure 2) above.

When the desired settings have been entered, click OK to insert Bates numbering.


Click Remove All to remove Bates numbering from documents.


Click Manage to manage existing Bates numbering.