Save Search/Save Search as an Alert Page

Use this page to name a search and save it or schedule it to run later. To return to the previous page without saving the search, click on Cancel.

ValueDescription
Save AsGive the search a name that you will use later to retrieve it.
Project IDThe Project ID associated with your Saved Search/Alert is displayed. Click on Change Project ID... to change the Project ID.
Save as an Alert

Select this checkbox to save your search as an Alert. When you select this checkbox, you must also fill out the additional options that appear on the form.

Note: If you are saving a natural language search as an alert, be sure that the documents in your current search results are roughly similar to the documents that you want in your alert results. You may fine tune the alert settings later, but a natural language alert will always be baselined on the original search settings.

Schedule

Use the available options to schedule how often your Alert will run.

Note: These settings apply only when you have selected the Save as an Alert (Scheduled Search) checkbox.
ValueDescription
ManuallyIf you choose this option, your Alert will not run automatically at scheduled intervals. It will only run at your request.
HourlyIf you choose this option, your Alert will run every hour from 06:00 to 18:00, based on the time zone that you select in the Time Zone drop-down list. Hourly Alerts only run from Monday-Friday.
Daily

Choose to run your Alert:

  • Every day or on business days.
  • Once, twice or three times daily. (If you choose once daily, you may specify a delivery time. If you choose twice or three times daily, the delivery times are set for you).
WeeklySpecify a day of the week and a time of day to run your Alert.
MonthlySpecify a day of the month and a time of day to run your Alert.
Time ZoneSelect your Time Zone from the drop-down list. For example, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Delivery Options

You can choose to view your Alert results online or have them e-mailed to you.

Note: Some subscriptions do not allow for e-mailed Alerts.
Note: These settings apply only when you have selected the Save as an Alert (Scheduled Search) checkbox.
ValueDescription
Optimize delivery options for e-mail and mobile devicesSelect this option to automatically preset the alert e-mail delivery options so you can effectively navigate long results lists and otherwise interact with the e-mails on mobile devices. For more detailed information, see What is "Optimise delivery options for email and mobile devices"?.
View online onlyChoose this option to view your results online in Nexis®. If you select this option, you will not receive a notification when new results are available.
E-Mail to

Choose this option if you would like to receive an e-mail when new results are available. Specify the e-mail address to which the e-mail will be sent when there are new results. You may enter up to 3 e-mail addresses, separated by semi-colons.

name1@example.com;name2@example.com

E-mail to a previously used addressInstead of entering a new e-mail address, you may select from a list of recently used addresses.
Add a Brief NoteYou may enter a brief note here that will be included in the email message.
SendSelect the format for your e-mail, either Within E-mail or As Attachment:
  • If you choose to receive your results as an attachment, you may choose from Word (Doc), HTML or RTF.
  • If you choose to receive your results within an e-mail, you may choose HTML or Text.
Alert me only if there are new resultsSelect this checkbox to receive an e-mail only when new results are available. If this checkbox is not selected, you will receive e-mails as you have scheduled them, even if there are no new results.
Include Alert SettingsSelect this checkbox to include a summary of the set-up information (such as sources and frequency) in the e-mail.
Results Format

Specify how you would like your results to be presented when viewing your results online within Nexis® or in an e-mail.

Note: Not all values are available in all contexts.
All Documents, List View
Choose this option to see a list of your results and basic information about them.
All Documents, Expanded List View
Choose this option to see the same information as in List View, as well as each of your search terms in context within a portion of the document.
First 10 Documents, Hits in Context
Choose this option to see the Hits in Context of your first 10 documents.
First 25 Documents, Hits in Context
Choose this option to see the Hits in Context of your first 25 documents.
First 100 Documents, Hits in Context
Choose this option to see the Hits in Context of your first 100 documents.
First 10 Documents, Full Text View
Choose this option to see the complete text of your first 10 documents.
First 25 Documents, Full Text View
Choose this option to see the complete text of your first 25 documents.
First 100 Documents, Full Text View
Choose this option to see the complete text of your first 100 documents.
All Documents, Full Text View
Choose this option to see the complete text of all of your documents.
Just Notify Me
Choose this option to be notified of your results by e-mail.
Default FontIf you chose to view your Alert results in a list view, the list will be displayed in this font. If you chose to view your results in a full view, the document text will be displayed in this font.
Do not include Duplicate Documents(Not available in Legal Updates.) Select this checkbox to eliminate duplicate copies of documents from your scheduled search results.

Buttons

ValueDescription
Test SearchIf you have clicked on the Save this Search link from a search form without first running the search, you may click on this button to test the results of your search before saving it as an Alert.
CancelClick on this button to return to the previous page without saving.

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