How do you review a proof in Approval Manager or Workgroups DaVinci?
Let's learn how:
To begin, you'll receive an email that will look like this. Click the "Review" button on the right of the email
You can log into the Approval Manager or Workgroups DaVinci Web Portal
Go to your "Proofs" tab
Open the "Review" folder
and click the "Review" button to the right of the proof there
Once you click the "Review" button in your email, or the web portal, the proofer will open.
You will be able to see a rendering of the proof file and can user several tools on the top tool bar to inspect the proof, make or review comments, and ultimately make a decision (Approve/Reject) on the file.
You can explore these tools on your own, or continue reading for a more detailed description.
Proofer toolbar tools
Use the arrow to go back to the web portal tabs and menu.
The comment icon opens up the proof sidebar.
where you can search, see, and reply to comments on the proof
See and click on page thumbnails to more easily navigate the proof
See the reviewers assigned to the proof, the number of comments they've made and if they have approved or rejected the proof yet (bubbles on the left)
You can also see additional info about the proof
Next you'll see the file name. Click on it to download or export the proof.
This button shows you the version of the proof. Click here to learn about version compare.
You can rotate the proof, zoom in and out, or zoom to an area with these tools.
Next are the annotation tools. Click one to mark up the proof and make a comment. Click here for a video that shows the tools in more detail.
Finally, click "Make Your Decision" to open the "Decision" modal. Here you can Approve, Approve with Changes or Reject the proof.