Settings Page

Use the Settings page to set your preferences.

Note: The options available to you depend on your subscription and the features available to you.
Settings FeatureOptions Available
General tab
Number of results to display per page
Select how many results you want to view on each page of your results list. You can choose 10, 25, or 50.
Choose how much detail to include for each result
Select whether you want to include minimal text from each individual result (Title Only Title Only), or if you want to include several lines of text that help provide context for the result (Full View Full View). Selecting one of these options will set the default behavior, but you can change your view while viewing your actual results.
Font size
Select the font size to be used when your results are displayed. Your options are Small, Medium, and Large.
Sort court, location, jurisdiction, and publisher filters
Select whether you want location-related filters to be sorted By number of results or Alphabetically by default.
When displaying jurisdiction and location filters, always list these first
Click the Add preferred jurisdictions and locations link to select your three most used jurisdictions and locations. These locations will be listed first in the associated Narrow By options in your results list. If you have already selected these locations, you can edit them by clicking the Edit link.
When displaying court filters, always list these first
Click the Add preferred courts link to select your three most used courts. These courts will be listed first in the associated Narrow By options in your results list. If you have already selected these courts, you can edit them by clicking the Edit link.
Document Display Settings

Font type: Select the font you want document text to be displayed in. Your options include Arial, Courier, Times New Roman, and Verdana.

Font size: Select the font size you want document text to be displayed in. Your options include Small, Medium, and Large.

Default 'Sort by' Settings
Use these options to specify the default Sort By option you prefer for the Content Type you frequently view. Click Add content types to add types you want to define, or click the X next to already-listed content types to remove them.
History
Number of days to show in Research Map: Choose a number of days using the drop-down list:. Your options include 7, 15, or 30.
Notify Me When:
Select the checkboxes that represent activities for which you'd like to be notified, either by email or by the Notifications feature within the product:
  • An item/folder is shared with me: Select this to be notified when someone shares a folder or other item such as a document or alert with you.
  • An item/folder is no longer shared with me: Select this to be notified when someone stops sharing an item or folder with you. Once it's unshared, you will no longer have access to it.
  • Annotations or notes are added, modified, or deleted for a shared item: Select this to be notified when another user adds or changes the annotations or notes for an item that has been shared with you.
  • The property of the shared item is changed: Select this to be notified if the properties of the item are changed, such as the document name.
  • Permissions are changed for a shared item: Select this to be notified if the owner of the shared item changes any permissions associated with it.
  • A shared document is updated: Select this to be notified if the contents of a shared document is updated.
  • Another user accepts or rejects a sharing invitation: Select this to be notified if someone you share the item with accepts or rejects the invitation to share the document.
  • Another user unsubscribes from a shared item: Select this to be notified if someone unsubscribes from an item you have shared with them.
  • A delivery request that was taking a long time is complete: Select this to be notified when delivery requests which take longer than expected are finished.
  • A delivery request over the page limit has occurred: Select this to be notified when delivery requests over a page limit are finished.
  • A delivery request to Dropbox is unable to be completed:Select this if you want to be notified when your connection to Dropbox fails and a delivery request is unable to be completed.
  • A delivery request to Google Drive is unable to be completed:Select this if you want to be notified when your connection to Google Drive fails and a delivery request is unable to be completed.
Nexis Uni tab
The discipline I'm studying
Select the category that best describes the type of coursework you are completing. Optionally, if you want search options associated with this discipline, select Make [Discipline] my home page.
Keep my search filters from one search to the next
Select to keep the filters you selected until you change them.
Include search suggestions from the following groups
Select from the options to have Nexis Uni offer suggestions for your search based on the keywords you are entering in the search box.
Display search results in this category first
Click this drop-down list to choose the category for which you want to view your initial results for a natural language search. If you want, you can change this on a search-by-search basis at the search form.
Preferred results set display
Select one of the following:
  • Standard- Only the top results will be listed
  • Expanded- All results will be listed
Tip: This setting applies to Natural Language searches only. It also determines the way your results will be displayed by default; however, while you are viewing your results, you can switch between the two types of results by selecting either Fewer results or Expanded results from the Actions drop-down list.
Category Display: Case law
Select one of the following:
  • Show Overview: Shows an editorial summary of the document
  • Show Terms: Shows the overview plus a view of search terms in context
  • Show Extract: Shows the overview plus a view of a section of the document
Category Display: Other categories
Select one of the following:
  • Terms: Select to show your search terms highlighted within the text of each document in your results list.
Sort 'Browse Sources' filter
Select whether you want to sort all the filters on the Browse Sources page based on number of results (where sources with the highest number of results will be listed first) or alphabetically.
Show 'recently viewed' document icon
Select if you'd like to see this icon (Viewed Document) in your results list next to documents you have already viewed.
Buttons
Save Changes to Settings & Close
Select to save your current selections as your new preferences.
Close Settings Without Saving
Select to leave the Settings page without applying any of your changes.

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