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Viewing Documents and Document Details

Viewing a Document
Viewing Details for a Litigation Document
Viewing Details for a Transactions Document

Viewing a Document

When you click a document title in a result, the document is displayed.

Highlighted Terms

If you retrieve a document by searching or using a KeySearch query, the search terms are highlighted in yellow. If you retrieve a document using KeyCite, the references to the cited WestlawNext document are highlighted. The first occurrence of the term is automatically displayed.

Browsing Arrows
 
Citation Links and KeyCite Status Flags
 

For more information about KeyCite status flags, see KeyCite Status Flags.

Document Details
Delivery
Annotations

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Viewing Details for a Litigation Document

When you click the Summary tab from a document in West km, details about the document are displayed.

Document Profile

Displays data about the document that was generated by West km during analysis of the document, such as the document title, jurisdiction, court, and document type. To view additional information for attorneys, companies, experts, law firms, or judges, click the name.

Note: Accessing Westlaw Profiler is a billable transaction if you don't have a subscription.

File Profile

Displays metadata about the document that was gathered from your organization's document management system, such as file name, author, created and modified date, and client and matter information.

KeySearch Topics

Displays the topics to which the document is assigned. To access the KeySearch hierarchy for a topic, click the topic link.

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Viewing Details for a Transactions Document

When viewing a document, clause, or defined term, additional details may be available for viewing, including a summary, outline, defined terms listing, and referenced document listing. Click the corresponding tab to display the additional detail.

Note: If multiple instances of the same metadata, defined term, or referenced document are found, the item is listed only once. The number of instances is indicated in parentheses after the item. To jump to the first instance in the text of the document or clause, click the item. Then use Term arrows to navigate to other instances.

Summary

The summary may include the following sections:

Outline

Displays an outline of the document, clause, or defined term. Click a link in the outline to jump to that section.

Defined Terms

Click a term to jump to its definition in the text of the document or clause.

Referenced Documents

Shows a list of all documents explicitly referenced in the document you are viewing. Click a document title to go to its reference in the document you are viewing.

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