Setting Preferences

You can set Contract Tools preferences by using the controls in the Preferences view. To show the Preferences view, click the Preferences button 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 documents open

Set Contract Tools to be turned off

Deselect “Turn on when documents open”

The Contract Tools Ribbon Tab

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

Set the Contract Tools pane to be hidden or appear on the left

Use the Contract Tools Pane controls

The Contract Tools Pane

Contract Tools analyzes when you save

Analyze manually

Deselect “Analyze when saving” below Analysis

Updating Analysis

Defined terms, drafting errors, and other content are highlighted

Hide highlighting; use underlining instead of highlighting

Use the Highlighting & Underlining controls

Highlighting Content

A warning appears to confirm deleting snippets

Delete snippets without showing a warning

Deselect “Show warning before deleting” below Snippets

Working with Snippets

Unused defined terms, to‑dos, and other items appear in the Issues pop‑up menu

Exclude items from the Issues pop‑up menu

Use the Issues Pop‑Up Menu controls

The Issues Pop‑Up Menu