CaseView properties

Modify the properties of new or existing CaseView documents.


Specify general properties for the document.

Option Description


Enter a unique document number. Document numbers can contain up to 40 alphanumeric characters.


Enter a name for the document.


Enter a unique identifier. Identifiers can contain up to eight alphanumeric characters (not including special characters).

CV Group

Select a group in the CaseView database from the drop-down menu. This is the default group that the file will use when linking external data.


Select a period specified in the Engagement Properties from the drop-down menu.

Include in Index

Select to include the document in the Document Index.

Retain on Cleanup

Select to retain the document when performing a cleanup.

Lock Down

Select to lock down the document when performing a lock down. This option is enabled by default.

Roll Forward

Select to roll forward the document into the next year file when performing a year end close.

Roll Forward as Placeholder

Select to roll forward the document into the next year file as a placeholder.


Select to flag the document as a deliverable.

  • Due Date: Enter the deliverable's due date.
  • Delivered Date: Enter the deliverable's delivered date.


Specify completion information for the document.

Option Description

Role Set

Select a role set to apply to the document from the drop-down menu.

Prepared by/Reviewed by

Select to populate your initials for the role, or manually enter the initials of the user that completed the role.

  • Date: Enter the completion date for the role. If you select the role to populate your own initials, the date is automatically set to the current system date.


Specify the headings to use in the document.

Option Description

Extended Description for CaseView

Enter an optional extended description for use when linking to alphanumeric cells in CaseView documents using the Linkage worksheet. The extended description does not display when the document is printed.


View and modify the issues assigned to the document.

Option Description

Select to clear the issue.


Displays the unique identifier for the issue. The default identifier is composed of the user's initials who reported the issue and an incremental number.


Displays the priority level of the issue (Low, Normal, or High).


Displays the issue's description.


Displays the issue type(s).

Assigned To

Displays the name of the user(s) assigned to the issue.

  • Everyone: All users that can access the file.
  • None: No users.
  • User group names: Users in the specified user group.
  • User name: The specified user.
  • Add new user: Create and assign a new user.

Filter the displayed issues using the drop-down menu.

  • All Issues: Display all issues for the current document.
  • My Outstanding Issues: Display all issues assigned to the current user.
  • All Outstanding Issues: Display all issues that have not been completed.
  • Uncleared Issues: Display all completed issues that have not yet been cleared.

Add a new issue to the document.


Edit the selected issue.


Delete the selected issue. An issue can only be deleted by the user who created it.


View and modify the history and milestones for the document.

Option Description

Displays an icon if the event generated a milestone.


Displays a history event. For more information, see Configure file history.


Displays the initials of the user who participated in the event.


Displays the date and time that the event occurred.

Details Click to view more details of the selected history event.
Compare Click to compare the selected milestone to the current version of the document.
View Milestone Click to view the selected milestone.
Delete Milestone Click to delete the selected milestone.


View and modify the template settings for the document.

Option Description
Document Identifier

Enter an identifier for the document. The document identifier can contain up to 22 alphanumeric characters.

The NUMTOTDID(docnum) and TDIDTONUM(id) functions also provide access to the Document Identifier.

Document Version

Enter the document version number. The document version number is used to determine if there is an update to the document. If an update is found, the template update system replaces the previous version of the document with the new one.

Content Version Enter the content version number. The content version number is used to determine if there are updates to document content, such as new or modified procedures in a Caseware Audit document. If an update is found, the template update system replaces only the flagged content.
In Progress

Select to label the document as In Progress, then designate the effective duration of the label. In Progress documents are locked to the user who set the label, so they can modify content without creating conflicts.

Note: In Progress documents are excluded from the Document Library, Copy Components Wizard, and during the creation of new files based on a template. This prevents users from adding incomplete documents to their files.

Queries Author ID

Link the document to a Queries file by entering the Author IDs of the query documents (separated by a comma, no spaces). For more information on Author IDs, see Add Author IDs.


View and modify the synchronization information for the document.

Option Description
Document synchronization frequency

Select how often to synchronize document changes from the drop-down menu.

  • Default (Automatic)
  • Automatic
  • On Demand
  • Never
Synchronization Status

Displays the current synchronization status and whether there are any pending changes to the document.