The highlight fields featured in the Work tab allows you to highlight smart and read-only fields in your agreement document. 

To highlight smart and read-only fields

  1. Open Microsoft Word and launch the add-in.
  2. Log in to X-Author for Contracts.

  3. In the Contracts pane, go to Work > Highlight Fields. If you do not see Highlight Fields under the Work tab, click the More icon ( ) and from the menu, select Highlight Fields.

All smart fields are highlighted in green color and read-only fields are highlighted in yellow color. The highlight for fields is not retained when you check-in the document, send the document for review, or close Microsoft Word.

To remove highlight for smart and read-only fields

  1. Open Microsoft Word and launch the add-in.
  2. Log in to X-Author for Contracts.

  3. In the Contracts pane, go to Work > Unhighlight Fields. If you do not see unhighlight Fields under the Work tab, click the More icon ( ) and from the menu, select Unhighlight Fields.

This removes the highlights from the fields in the agreement document.

Mark Field and Highlighting

If Highlight Fields is already selected in the Work menu and you mark a text in the agreement document as a smart field (using the "Mark Field" option), the marked field is not automatically highlighted. Click Unhighlight Fields and Highlight Fields in the Work menu to highlight the new field.