Setting Preferences

You can set Contract Tools preferences by using the controls in the Preferences view. To show the Preferences view, choose Preferences from the pop‑up menu at the top of the Contract Tools pane.

Here are preferences you may want to change:

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Contract Tools turns on automatically when opening documents

Set Contract Tools to be turned off

Deselect “Turn on when opening documents”

The Contract Tools Ribbon Tab

The Contract Tools pane appears on the right of the Word window

Make the Contract Tools pane appear on the left; hide the Contract Tools pane

Use the Contract Tools Pane controls

The Contract Tools Pane

Contract Tools analyzes when you save

Analyze manually

Deselect “Analyze when saving”

Updating Contract Tools’ Analysis

Drafting errors are underlined in yellow

Hide underlining; choose a different color

Use the Drafting Errors controls

Proofreading Documents

A warning appears to confirm deleting snippets

Delete snippets without showing a warning

Deselect “Show warning before deleting” under Snippets

Working with Snippets