If the client has multiple documents and chooses for one translator for all documents, you see them as linked assignments on you Dashboard. You can recognize linked assignments by the icon of multiple documents and by the description containing "Part of: (ordernumber), (ordernumber). See figure 1.
If you click on a linked assignment, you can recognize this by the description as well (see figure 2).
If you accept linked assignments, you can start working on the first document. The deadline for the other document(s) remains paused, untill the first assignment is finished. After finishing the first assignment, the deadline for the next assignment will start.