🚀 Getting Started
Quick Start Videos
Account creation & login
Frequently Asked Questions
Searching by keyword
Searching clauses by similarity
Bulk Import Clauses
Starting a session
Selecting & Configuring paragraphs
Assign paragraphs to folders
Save clauses to clause library
ClauseBuddy layout structure
Body text pane
Document title pane
Template detection pane
Highlighting Word documents
Creating cards and questions
Conditions for cards & questions
Tips when using Word
Comparison with Clause9
Advanced drafting techniques
Updated by Maarten Truyens
Make more room for ClauseBuddy
If you are using ClauseBuddy from within ClauseBuddy, you may not have enough space on your screen if you do not have a large monitor. If so, you may want to put Microsoft Word in Web Layout View instead of the default Print Layout. You can do so by visiting the View tab in Word's ribbon, or by clicking on the relevant button in Word's status bar at the bottom of the window.
You can then make your document panel at the left side smaller, and Word will wrap the document's text in the available window. This allows you to make more room for ClauseBuddy.
Assigning a shortcut to highlight
When you are actively highlighting various parts of your Word-document, it can become tedious to get your hands off the keyboard in order to pick up your mouse and navigate to Word's toolbar to click on the highlight button.
You may want to assign a shortcut to the highlight action:
- On Windows, go to
Customize Ribbon. At the bottom of the dialog box, choose the
- On a Mac, go to menu
In both cases, navigate to the
All commands category at the left side of the dialog box, and select the
Highlight command. You can then assign a shortcut (e.g. Ctrl + Alt + H) by positioning your cursor within the
Press new shortcut key box.
While you're at it, you may also want to assign another shortcut (e.g., Ctrl + Alt + Shift + H) to the
For more information, see Microsoft's support site.