Binders

 

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What are binders?

Binders are an arbitrary collection of documents. A document can exist in multiple binders. 

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How can I add documents to binders?

Documents can be added to binders via the batch coding panel, the review window coding panel, or the review window coding filter.

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How can I remove documents from binders?

Note: If you have access to a binder, but cannot add or remove documents from it, you do not have the proper permissions to do so. Contact the binder creator to ask for the proper permission.

To remove individual documents from binders, select the “x” on the right side of the binder name in the review window coding panel. The binder’s label should become gray instead of white to indicate that the document is no longer part of the binder. When you navigate away from the document or close the review window, your change will be saved and the document will be removed from that binder.

To batch remove documents from binders, retrieve the documents in the binder by opening the binder, or by running a search for the documents in the binder. Select the documents you want to remove from the list (all documents are selected by default). Then, click twice on the appropriate binder label in the batch coding panel (accessed by clicking the “batch” icon in the toolbar, or space on your keyboard). The binder label will have a red dotted outline and will also be added next to “Remove:” at the top left of the batch coding panel. After you hit “Apply,” the documents will be removed from that binder.

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What are the differences between a binder and a search

Binders are a static collection of documents that you must affirmatively add or remove documents from. In addition, unlike with searches, you can control what actions people take on your binder through the permissions system.

  • The view permission only lets the specified recipients view the documents in the binder
  • The edit permission lets the recipients add and remove documents from the binder
  • The share and delete permission lets the recipients share and/or delete the binder itself, in addition to viewing and editing

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When should I use assignments instead of binders to allocate documents for review?

Binders are good if you intend to allocate a defined set of documents to a reviewer. Assignments offer an advantage over binders if you are interested in any one of the following:

  • Tracking progress across individual assignment batches and entire assignment groups
  • Automating assignment workflows and creating linked assignments
  • Assigning out a set of documents to multiple reviewers
  • Changing the criteria by which documents are considered reviewed in order to set review rules
  • Allowing reviewers to self-assign documents from a pool of unassigned documents

 

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