Clicking on a Party element in a contract reveals six fields for collecting commonly-used pieces of information pertaining to a Party:

Each piece of information collected in these fields is called a "property" of the element. If all of these properties are bundled under the same element, which one actually shows up in the contract text here? 

The answer is that each copy of a Party element can be formatted to display a different property. Remember that multiple copies of a Party element can be embedded in different places throughout a template. Wherever a copy is placed, it can be formatted to display a different property. Formatting a copy of an element in the template means that when properties are filled out in the contract, information will be pulled from the correct field to display here.

For example, one copy of the "Client" Party element may be formatted to display a company's name, and another copy may be formatted to display its business address. Here's what this formatting looks like applied in the template:

To display the address, authorized signer name, or any other property in a given spot, apply the appropriate formatting to a copy of the element. To do this, click on the copy of the element you want to format, and select an option from the drop down menu:

Once you choose an option and press "update," information filled in for this property will now show up here in the contract.

Note that the default property will be displayed if no special formatting is applied. The default property is a shortened version of the "Name of Company" field (formal identifiers such as "LLC" or "Inc." are removed). So, if someone entered "Outlaw Inc." in the "Name of Company" field, the default display would read simply "Outlaw." To display the full legal name of a company somewhere, choose Legal Name from the formatting drop down menu.

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