Printing and Exporting Your Custody Journal

Your custody journal is always accessible in the Custody X Change app, even when you're offline. To use it outside the app — perhaps in negotiations or in court — you can print entries or save them as a PDF or Word document. See how below.

Keep in mind that to work on your journal with your lawyer, you don't need to print or export. You can link Custody X Change accounts instead.

Step 1: Filter

To begin, click the "journal" tab.

To narrow down which entries you'll print or export, filter by label. (If you want to print all your entries, skip to Step 2.)

Select the labels for the entries you want to see.

Your matching entries will appear right away. If the results include entries you didn't want, you can either adjust your labels and re-filter or exclude those entries in the following steps.

Step 2: Print or export

Click the print preview button. You'll be taken to a view of your printable, exportable journal.

To print the journal, select the last green button in the top right corner of the screen, then choose your preferred settings. To skip entries, exclude their page numbers from the job. (For example, you could print pages 1–4, 7–9.)

To save it as a Word document, click the first green button. A download will begin. When it finishes, you'll be able to open the document with a text editing program and make detailed edits (e.g., deleting entries and adjusting formatting).

To save as a PDF, click the "save as PDF" button, and a download will begin. A PDF file looks the same on any screen, making the format great for sharing your journal electronically.

Custody X Change is software that provides parents with an easy to use custody journal.

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