With our new Connected Variables, you will have the ability to pull in fields directly from your Filevine sections into your Outlaw contracts.
For more information on how to connect your Filevine and Outlaw instances, please reach out to your Data Operations Consultant or your Account Manager.
Adding in Connected Variables within Draft
To add in a connected variable, use the
[ to pull up the quick select list of variable types. Connected variables will now be available for selection in the drop down menu.
Alternatively, to begin a new connected variable, use the
[+ syntax and a list of available Filevine field options will become visible. You are able to type out the relative section and then field to find your desired variable.
Specific to Collection Sections:
Collection Section Tables/Repeater Sections
Adding in Connected Variables within Flow
Connected Variables are also able to be added into generated contracts within the Flow module of Outlaw. To add, simply type the
[ and select the "Connected" variable option. When you add in your connected variable, you will see that the information from Filevine will flow into your generated contract and update in real time.
Setting Sync Options
With Connected Variables comes the ability to Remote Sync between Outlaw and Filevine. Please see the following article to read more on sync options and setting to ensure data integrity between Filevine & Outlaw.
Connect Variables - Lists
Within Filevine, there is the ability to label contact cards with a specific Contact Type and thus group together plaintiffs, defendants, attorneys etc. Now, with connected variables, it is possible to pull in these lists of individuals related to a specific Filevine Project.
Contacts are categorized and grouped together using contact types. The below GIF shows our two Attorneys for this case.
To pull in all of the contacts associated with a specific contact type for a project, use Connected List Variables. Start by using the
[and then searching the desired contact type. This variable will be designated with the
_list at the end.