Reviewing a proof

Use the red pen to add comments to all kinds of work – artwork, imagery, documents, presentations, audio and video proofs.

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Written by Gemma, Larissa Devereaux, and Anna Blackwell

Comment icons

What does each comment icon mean?
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Written by Gemma
Updated over a week ago

How to add comments in compare mode

Either in side-by-sde compare or smart compare mode, if the latest version is still in its proofing workflow, you can add comments.
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Viewing approved proofs

When you approve a proof, or a proof you own is approved, the proof will be automatically moved to the approved area of your dashboard.
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Gatekeeper: When to lock the proof

When a gatekeeper opens the proof, PageProof will ask if they want to lock it. So what does it mean to lock the proof as a gatekeeper?
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Use mentioning to draw the attention of others to your comment

To alert a specific person to your comment, use @ mentioning. This will draw their attention to your comment or reply.
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Filtering comments by reviewer

Filter the comment pane to see comments/replies made on a proof by a particular reviewer.
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Opening a recently reviewed proof

After you have finished reviewing (i.e pushed the green button), if you need to go back into the proof to add further comments you can.
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Use smart compare to analyze proof versions

Smart compare calculate the differences between proof versions for you at the click of a button.
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Edit pin position

You can move your comment’s pin position if the proof is still in proofing progress.
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Written by Anna Blackwell
Updated over a week ago

Add a comment duration on a video proof

Reviewing a video proof and need your comment to span over time on the video timeline? Here’s how.
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Downloading the proof & attachments

It’s easy to download an attachment has been included with a comment on a proof. You can also download the original proof file. Here’s how.
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Written by Gemma
Updated over a week ago

Adding attachments to comments

Attachments can be added to comments and replies to supply imagery, copy, logos etc to the proof owner.
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Written by Anna Blackwell
Updated over a week ago

Deleting a comment

If you’ve added a comment to a proof in progress (and there are no replies or agrees to it yet) you can delete it.
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Written by Anna Blackwell
Updated over a week ago

Adding a comment

Giving feedback is essential to successful collaboration. Learn how to use your red pen to review your proofs in PageProof.
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Written by Anna Blackwell
Updated over a week ago

Printing a proof

Need a hard copy? Download the proof’s original file and then print it.
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Written by Larissa Devereaux
Updated over a week ago

Editing a comment

You can edit your comment if the proof is still in progress.
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Written by Anna Blackwell
Updated over a week ago