When a proof has been locked for review by an approver, the red pen is no longer available to other reviewers on the proof. A locked proof will display a lock icon on the proof tile, and in the bottom right hand corner of the proofing screen.

Lock icon

To request the proof be unlocked

Open the proof and click or hover over the lock icon, then select request unlock.

Unlock request pending icon

Those who are able to unlock the proof will be notified that you have asked them to unlock the proof. If they do so, you will receive an email and in-app notification that you can add comments to the proof.

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