General Use & How-To

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Template Authoring

Start new template

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Open an Existing Template

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Editing Template "Body" Sections

Add, delete, move and number sections in your template's "body" (core legal content).
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Add Party Elements to a Template

Add and format dynamic fields to capture information about the people/entities entering into an agreement.
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Format Party Element

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Add Variable Elements to a Template

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Set Default Value for Variable

Set a default response for dynamic variables to save time and minimize errors!
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Appendices and Signature Blocks

Insert and format appendices (for exhibits, schedules, annexes, etc.) and signature blocks into your template.
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Secret Elements

Protect sensitive information like bank account and credit card numbers with "secret" elements.
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Automatically Include Users on Contracts

Instantly include specific Users on all contracts generated from a given template
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Set Conditional Sections

Mark content to appear in a contract based on conditions you set.
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Trigger Conditional with "Hidden" Variable

Trigger inclusion of a conditional section based on a variable that is not visible in contract text.
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Customize Signature Blocks

Modify a signature block so only the applicable parties appear.
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Contracts

Why can't my teammates see my contracts?

Contracts are only accessible to users they are shared with.
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Why does Outlaw cut off the end of company name?

Format a Party element to display "Legal Name," to display the full legal name of a company/organization.
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Deal Flow Guide

Get started with a basic contract flow
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Start a New Contract

Generate a new contract from a template, upload, or blank.
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Add New User to a Contract

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Share a Contract

Give someone access to a contract on Outlaw's platform via sharing.
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Add multiple signers under a single Party

Include more than one signer on behalf of a Party
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Set User Roles and Permissions

Contract "Owners" control what other users shared on a contract can do.
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Commenting on a Contract

Discuss negotiation points in a running comment thread to reach agreement faster.
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Editing a Contract (without red lines)

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Editing a Contract with Redlining

Outlaw's red-lining (editing with "track changes") is intuitive and user-friendly.
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Approving/rejecting red lines

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Checkpoints

Use this flexible approval flow to find out whether a deal is ready to move forward.
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Clearing a signature

What happens if one Party signs the deal, but it turns out further editing is necessary?
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Export a Contract to Word or PDF

Convert your Outlaw contract to Word/PDF for a workflow powered by traditional tools
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Import Changes to a Contract

Continue working on a document in Outlaw after making changes in Word!
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Can I duplicate a completed contract?

Upload a completed contract to start a new deal based on a completed one.
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Re-Share a Contract

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