|EasyOpen® locking Slant-D® ring mechanism instantly engages when closed, eliminating two-step and two-hand operation. No scratched desks or bookshelves from triggers that don't close up. One touch to open and close earned this binder the "Ease-Of-Use" Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation. Safer and easier to use than other metal ring binders. No more pinched fingers! Two inside pockets for additional storage.