Add a Playlist to a Case

You can add a playlist to your case using the Playlists Explorer. Playlists are used to combine clips created from transcripts into playlists that can be played during trial. They can also be exported allowing you to share playlist clips with other team members or opposing counsel via email or other file sharing services. A single playlist can combine clips from multiple deponents.

To add a playlist to a case, follow the steps below:

  1. Click the EVIDENCE tab in the left navigation panel.

  2. Open the needed case by double-clicking the case name in the Cases table. Alternatively, you can select the appropriate case name, then click the Open Case button in the ribbon bar above the table.

  3. Open the Playlists Explorer.

  4. If the Playlists Explorer is not visible, you can open it using the Explorers dropdown in the TrialDirector 360 EVIDENCE Main Menu.

    Click the drop-down arrow and then click Playlists.

  5. Click the Add button in the ribbon bar of the explorer.

  6. The Add Playlist dialog appears.

  7. Enter any details you want into the dialog.

  8. You may enter any of the following details:

    • Name

    • Exhibit No.

    • Common Name

    • Trial Exhibit No.

    • Description

  9. Click the Save button in the dialog.

  10. The playlist is added to the case and appears in the Playlists Explorer.

  11. To add clips to the playlist, in the Playlists Explorer, right-click on the playlist and select Open in Playlist Work Area.

  12. The Playlist Work Area displays.

  13. Using the Playlist Work Area Ribbon Bar you can
    • Add or remove clips from the playlist.
    • Play the clip starting at the beginning of the clip or the segment.
    • Move clips up or down in the playlist order.
  14. When you are finished, click the Save button to save the changes to the playlist.

Add Clips to the Playlist

  1. From the Playlist Work Area, click the Add Clip button.

    The Add Clips to Playlist dialog displays.

  2. Select the clips you want to add to the playlist. When you are finished, click the Add button.
  3. When finished making changes to the playlist, such as reordering the clips or modifying the playlist name, click Save.


Related Topics

Overview: Playlists

Work with the Playlist Work Area Ribbon Bar

Create a Clip

Export Playlist Clips

Remove a Playlist from a Case