How long is the alert history available for?

90 Days

Is there a limit on the number of words you can enter into an advanced search field?

Yes the maximum number of characters is 600.

Do scope icons still exist in Thomson Reuters Westlaw?

Yes they are available from various jurisdiction and content pages.

How can I see a list of the content that we subscribe to?

Click on Tools from the homepage then select "My Content" for a list of content your organisation subscribes to.

Can you share Custom Page with colleagues? We used to do this on Westlaw Classic using “Send a tab”.

Yes. Use the “Manage Page” drop down menu on the custom page to "email copy"  to another user. Note you and the recipient must have OnePass access.

Can we automate group creation or upload groups using excel?

No.  Groups need to be created natively in Next.  This is a good suggestion for a future enhancement.

When I create an alert the “But Not” field is greyed out. Any idea what I am doing wrong?

The “Additional Terms” search box only becomes active when a Smart Term is selected.

Can customers pre-load Client ID’s for users to select from in a drop down instead of each user having to enter them in individually?

Client ID’s cannot be pre-loaded, but any client ID entered is saved and can be selected using a drop-down when singing on or when creating an alert. An ID only needs to be entered once. Admins will see all client ID’s used across the firm.  You could log in and from the client ID drop down continue to change client Ids until you’ve added them all at once, then they would be stored for future us

Can you add scope icons/links to databases links like on Westlaw International? I can see them when browsed to the individual databases but would like them in the site toc also.

Not at this time.

How do we create integrated solutions like deep links into databases, documents, and search box's in intranets?

Select the Tools tab from the homepage and click Portal Manager. You can then select from Find & Print, Search, Content Links or Party Name.

What is OPML in Alert Settings?

OPML is a file format used by Feed Aggregates

Can you enter multiple sources into the News advanced search form?

Yes, you can enter multiple sources with AND or OR operators.

Is there a remove duplicates in Newsletters?

No, alerts can not be de-duped against each other.

Is there a remove duplicates option like in Westlaw Watch when searching or creating alerts?

Westlaw will automatically de-dupe when searching or alerting on multibases.

Is the Canadian Abridgement available in Thomson Reuters Westlaw?

This database supported the Digest searching functionality on Westlaw Classic. That functionality was not migrated to Thomson Reuters Westlaw. The cases still display the digest paragraphs and headings, so you can conduct a term search in the case law if you know a heading topic.  We do not have a browsable/searchable Abridgment Digest on Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

 

What is the maximum number fo citations you can enter into the global search box?

The character limit is 600 characters which is likely to equate to around 20 citations. You can use the find and print function to retrieve up to 100 citations.

Where can I find a list of common Terms & Connectors or Field Operators?

Thomson Reuters Westlaw lists the common Terms & Connectors on each Advanced Search Form. For a more detailed explanation and a list of Field restrictions click here for the  TR Westlaw Searching with Boolean Terms & Connectors Quick Guide.

Can we automate group creation or upload groups using excel?

No.  Groups need to be created natively in Next.  This is a good suggestion for a future enhancement.

When I create an alert the “But Not” field is greyed out. Any idea what I am doing wrong?

The “Additional Terms” search box only becomes active when a Smart Term is selected.

What is OPML in Alert Settings?

OPML is a file format used by Feed Aggregates

Is there a remove duplicates in Newsletters?

No, alerts can not be de-duped against each other.

Is there a remove duplicates option like in Westlaw Watch when searching or creating alerts?

Westlaw will automatically de-dupe when searching or alerting on multibases.

Where can I find a list of common Terms & Connectors or Field Operators?

Thomson Reuters Westlaw lists the common Terms & Connectors on each Advanced Search Form. For a more detailed explanation and a list of Field restrictions click here for the  TR Westlaw Searching with Boolean Terms & Connectors Quick Guide.

Is the Canadian Abridgement available in Thomson Reuters Westlaw?

This database supported the Digest searching functionality on Westlaw Classic. That functionality was not migrated to Thomson Reuters Westlaw. The cases still display the digest paragraphs and headings, so you can conduct a term search in the case law if you know a heading topic.  We do not have a browsable/searchable Abridgment Digest on Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

 

What is the maximum number fo citations you can enter into the global search box?

The character limit is 600 characters which is likely to equate to around 20 citations. You can use the find and print function to retrieve up to 100 citations.

What is the maximum number fo citations you can enter into the global search box?

The character limit is 600 characters which is likely to equate to around 20 citations. You can use the find and print function to retrieve up to 100 citations.

Can customers pre-load Client ID’s for users to select from in a drop down instead of each user having to enter them in individually?

Client ID’s cannot be pre-loaded, but any client ID entered is saved and can be selected using a drop-down when singing on or when creating an alert. An ID only needs to be entered once. Admins will see all client ID’s used across the firm.  You could log in and from the client ID drop down continue to change client Ids until you’ve added them all at once, then they would be stored for future us

Can you share Custom Page with colleagues? We used to do this on Westlaw Classic using “Send a tab”.

Yes. Use the “Manage Page” drop down menu on the custom page to "email copy"  to another user. Note you and the recipient must have OnePass access.

Do scope icons still exist in Thomson Reuters Westlaw?

Yes they are available from various jurisdiction and content pages.

How can I see a list of the content that we subscribe to?

Click on Tools from the homepage then select "My Content" for a list of content your organisation subscribes to.

Can you add scope icons/links to databases links like on Westlaw International? I can see them when browsed to the individual databases but would like them in the site toc also.

Not at this time.

How do we create integrated solutions like deep links into databases, documents, and search box's in intranets?

Select the Tools tab from the homepage and click Portal Manager. You can then select from Find & Print, Search, Content Links or Party Name.

What is OPML in Alert Settings?

OPML is a file format used by Feed Aggregates

Can you enter multiple sources into the News advanced search form?

Yes, you can enter multiple sources with AND or OR operators.

Is there a remove duplicates in Newsletters?

No, alerts can not be de-duped against each other.

Is there a remove duplicates option like in Westlaw Watch when searching or creating alerts?

Westlaw will automatically de-dupe when searching or alerting on multibases.

Where can I find a list of common Terms & Connectors or Field Operators?

Thomson Reuters Westlaw lists the common Terms & Connectors on each Advanced Search Form. For a more detailed explanation and a list of Field restrictions click here for the  TR Westlaw Searching with Boolean Terms & Connectors Quick Guide.

Where can I find a list of common Terms & Connectors or Field Operators?

Thomson Reuters Westlaw lists the common Terms & Connectors on each Advanced Search Form. For a more detailed explanation and a list of Field restrictions click here for the  TR Westlaw Searching with Boolean Terms & Connectors Quick Guide.