Change Case Story User Preferences
You set user preferences to make your experience in Case Story more personalized and efficient. For example, you can customize the drop-down list values for the Application and Status fields displayed on the Fact grid.
You can access your preferences by clicking the Case Story User Preferences button on the Case Story Start Page.
From the Case Story Start page, click on the Case Story User Preferences button.
The User Preferences dialog appears.
Note: Changes made in Case Story User Preferences to settings for documents, transcripts, clips, export, and hotkeys will carry over to TRIAL DIRECTOR.
Click on each section to expand. Current User Preferences include:
The application of the fact. The default options are: Credibility, Knowledge, Experience, Failure to Act, Perceptions, Other.
In the Application Types section of the User Preferences dialog, you can add, edit or remove Application Types.
The status of the fact. The default options are: Disputed, Undisputed, Marked, Admitted, Objection, Awaiting Ruling, Not Admissible, Other.
In the Status Types section of the User Preferences dialog, you can add, edit or remove Status Types.
Choose what fields display on the Fact Management grid. The default fields are: Fact Name, Description, Rating, Status, Application, Date Classification, Start Date, Start Time, End Date, End Time, Key Fact.
In the Display Fields section of the User Preferences dialog, you can choose specific field columns to display.
Display issues as
The following options affect the way issue types are displayed within the Transcripts Explorer:
Show questions in bold text
With this option selected, question text within the transcript appears in bold. If not selected, question text appears as normal.
Show answers in bold text
With this option selected, answer text within the transcript appears in bold. If not selected, answer text appears as normal.
Show unspoken text in italics
With this option selected, unspoken text within the transcript appears in italics. If not selected, unspoken text appears as normal.
Objections within the transcript appear with the selected color.
Transcripts Scrolling Highlight Color
The highlight bar that scrolls with the multimedia in a digital video transcript appears with the selected color.
Number of Lines in Transcript Scrolling Highlight
This options sets the amount of lines covered by the highlight bar that scrolls with the multimedia in a digital video transcript.
Confirm name and description when creating a new clip
When creating a new clip, if this option is selected, a dialog box appears to allow you to change the name and description of the new clip. If not selected, the dialog will not appear, and you can quickly create clips without checking the name and description every time.
Use custom formatting for clip identifiers
With this option selected, when creating clips, each new clip will use the naming convention in the field. You can use tokens to make the naming process for clips even easier. Available tokens include:
Confirm before splitting segments when manually creating clips
With this option selected, you will be prompted before any segments added to a clip are split according to the supplementary options below:
Set the next workflow step once a clip has been finalized
Within the Clip Work Area, after setting the status of a clip as Finalized, the selected option will execute:
Determine clip media playback behavior
Determine how the timer displays when playing clips in the Clip Work Area in Case Story. You have two options to choose from:
Document Export Settings
The following settings are available to set the default selections when exporting document data:
There are hotkeys that can be used when working with documents in EVIDENCE. You can easily change the hotkey combinations or reset hotkey combinations. You can also show the hotkey assignments in Notepad.
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Last Revision: 8/3/2022