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Document Sharing

Each Document (Record) in Legito has an owner with full access who can share documents by
granting permissions to other users or user groups.
The Owner of a document generally begins as the user who initially generated the document.
The owner of a document however, can be changed by selecting a new Owner from the dropdown at
the bottom of Document Editor, or by selecting a new Owner via the Document Record.

It is possible to share documents with other users, or with guests via sharable links.
The sharing button can be found either:

  1. on the bottom of your Document Editor to the right of the Owner; or
  2. on the bottom of a Document Record



Sharing within your Workspace

It is possible to Share with other users in your Workspace by granting access on an individual or departmental level.
There are four levels of Document permissions:

  1. View Document Record only:
    User can only view the Document Record in the Dashboard and Document Management sections,
    but cannot open a document, view the document content, or export the document to PDF or Word.
  2. View Document:
    User will be able to view the document content, but won’t be able to edit the
    document, save a new version of this document, or export the document to PDF or Word.
  3. Edit Document:
    User can edit the document content but cannot manage it. User can export documents to PDF or Word if properly
    permissioned.
  4. Manage Document:
    User has the same permissions as an owner: User can share or delete this document, and modify a document’s
    deadline,
    status, or the owner. User can export documents to PDF or Word if properly permissioned.





External Sharing

External Sharing is generally used for two reasons:

  1. collaborative document reviews with external parties including clients, or negotiation partners; or
  2. to provide an external party with the ability to access a template and save a single document.

External Sharing has six main components with dropdowns to help customize the sharing experience.

  • Share (Template, Document, or Version)

    • Template: Access is provided to the latest published version
      of a blank automated template. Guests can only save a single draft version of a document using a sharable link
      to a Template but can do so repeatedly. It is not possible to use sharable link to Template for negotiation of a
      document. Sharable links to a Template are typically used to permit clients to complete a company formation
      questionnaire, or (when the link is inserted to your website) to acquire new clients for basic services such as
      traffic violations or flight compensation claims.
    • Document: The document and its entire Version History will be available. Future Versions
      will also be available. Sharable links to a Document are typically used for negotiations with counterparties or
      collaboration with clients.
    • Version: Access is provided only to this current Version of the document. Future versions
      will not be made available. Sharable links to a Version of a document may be used for negotiation with
      counterparties or collaboration with clients, but when limited access to document versions is more
      appropriate.
  • Type (Permanent or Single Use Link)

    • Permanent: The link will be available until deactivated. Document may be saved repeatedly.
    • Single Use: The link will automatically expire after the document is saved once.
  • Permission (Edit Document or View Document)

    • Edit document: Guest can edit the setup, complete the document and save it afterwards.
    • View document: Guest can view the content of this document but will not be able to
      edit the document or save new revision of this document.
  • Owner: Document Versions saved by a guest under this link will be saved with the owner you
    selected. Guests accessing the link cannot choose or see the owner.
  • Stage: Document Versions saved by a guest under this link will be saved with the selected
    Workflow Stage. Guests accessing the link cannot choose or see the Workflow Stage.
  • Deadline notification: Document Versions saved by a guest under this link will be saved with
    either an activated or deactivated deadline notification. Guest accessing the link cannot choose or see the
    Workflow Stage.