[Blackout 1.2 released August 13, 2015. Please see Blackout 1.5 Release Notes for most up-to-date information.]
In Blackout 1.2, we’re expanding on Blackout’s auto-redaction capabilities to include highlighting! Unlike Persistent Highlights in Relativity, which show up on the native document, Blackout highlights will appear on the image to call out anything important or questionable for reviewers before production. We’ve also learned a great deal more about how reviewers are actually using Blackout and how complex their redaction criteria can be. With that in mind, Blackout 1.2 will simplify the creation of Blackout redaction rules so that it’s easier to add and edit complex patterns of rules, as well as apply multiple sets of rules to a single Blackout redaction job. The new Markup Scope feature will enable you to be even more specific about where exactly redactions or highlights will be applied. In addition to words or full pages, Blackout 1.2 will allow you to redact or highlight lines, paragraphs, blocks, and full documents. Additionally, Blackout will have an advanced option to extend markups to the full-width of the page, which is especially useful for redacting in Excel documents.
Blackout 1.2 will also make it easier to resolve document mismatch issues – for example, if the term appears in the extracted text, but not in the image because of formatting or quality issues. In the first two releases, Blackout warns you within the Blackout tab when there are document mismatches, but in 1.2, reviewers can see mismatches right within the Relativity document viewer.
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