How to: create advanced folders

Advanced users can also create concepts, snippets and definitions folders. These are folders designed to house these special kinds of files that are of less relevance to normal users.

Browse files

Overview of the Browse Files mode.

How files are organised in ClauseBase

How files are organised in ClauseBase: different libraries, and also a "my documents" folder.

File types

Discusses the various types of files you can create and edit in ClauseBase: clauses, binders, documents, folders, concepts, definitions, proxies and images.

Custom styling

Documents, binders and clauses can have custom styling, i.e. styling deviating from the default styling settings.

Legal comments

Legal comments can be added to certain file types to give tips to their users or to clarify the legal impact of their content/use.

File description

Using descriptions, you can provide users of a clause some guidance or a summary of its contents.


A summary of what attributes are and how to manage them.


An overview of the reporting mode in Assemble Document.

File position

A clause can be assigned a preferred position within a document which is suggested to the user when inserting it.

File name

Each type of file needs a file name, e.g. to be able to retrieve it in the Browse Files mode, by searching for it or for concepts specifically, to be able to refer to it in clauses in the ClauseBase grammar. Editing the file name Editing the file name is easy. Double click the ...

File category

File category gives you the possibility to bring structure to collections of documents and concepts.


ClauseBase links allow you to make certain connections between files. This article explains what links are, how they are used and how to create them.

Access rights

Access rights are properties of files and help determine whether a user can access files in ClauseBase.  You can define access rights for every file and folder separately, by editing the properties of a file (click in browse files): File owner The file owner has several privileg...

How to: name your files

Some practical tips on how to name files.

Clause hierarchies

A clause hierarchy is a file type that contains a set of clauses in a fixed structure. Clause hierarchies can come in handy when you want one clause with its different levels of subclauses to be available in your clause library as one set. Users can then insert the hierarchy with one single click i...