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Name Documents Viewer
Area Policy

See the NOVUS Walkthrough Guide for general information about the system.


The documents preview panel provides functionality to preview documents related to specific policies.

DOCVIEWER also integrates with electronic message functionality. Please see the DOCTRANS page for more information.

To view documents for particular policy, find the policy in the risk navigation tree on the left hand side of the NOVUS dashboard, right click on the documents folder and select view in documents viewer.

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Supported File Types

The documents preview panel supports following file types:

  • PDF
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Images
  • Text files
  • Web pages
  • Emails


To search the document by name, enter partial or full name of the document into filter box. The files will be filtered automatically.

Documents viewer image file search.png

To open the document, select the document in the list and either double click the name or click on 'open button in the bottom right corner of the program.

Documents Viewer Open Documents.png


Users can email documents out of the system if they have Outlook enabled by selecting the check box(es) for the documents required, and clicking the Email document(s) button at the bottom of the screen:

Docviewer Preview.png

This will then open a new email window in Microsoft Outlook with the attachments, and subject line pre-populated:

Docviewer Email.png

Version History

v4.2.0 – Updated to latest version