What are the different types of review commenting tools in GoProof?

This article is intended to guide you through the different review commenting tools which a Reviewer or Gatekeeper can use when reviewing a proof.

When reviewing content, there are multiple tools that can be used in order to make a comment or highlight a required change. To make a change, select the Add Comment dropdown, available on the top tool bar, then select the appropriate comment tool.

GoProof Add Comment

For more information, select a review commenting tool below.

This is used to comment on a precise area of a proof.

1. Select the Pin from the Add Comment dropdown.

GoProof Pin2. Click on the precise point on the proof you would like to place the Pin.

3. A comment box will be displayed. Enter a comment in the comment box and click Save.

4. Pin icon will be displayed where you placed it on the proof.

5. The comment associated to the Pin will be displayed on the Comments Tab.

6. If you want to ViewEdit or Delete the comment, click on the comment to expand it. Other users will also have the option to Reply to your comment here.

You have now finished placing a Push Pin Comment!

This is used to free draw a box comment on the proof.

1. Select Box from the Add Comment dropdown.

GoProof Box2. Click and hold the mouse button, drag the crosshair over the area of the proof you want to draw a Box. Release the mouse button to place the Box.

3. A comment box will be displayed. Enter a comment in the comment box and click Save.

4. A Box Comment will be displayed where you placed it on the proof.

5. The comment associated to the Box will be displayed on the Comments Tab.

6. If you want to ViewEdit or Delete the comment, click on the comment to expand it. Other users will also have the option to Reply to your comment here.

You have now finished placing a Box Comment!

Used as a quick visual reference to indicate that a word or block of text is no longer required and can be deleted.

1. Select Strike from the Add Comment dropdown.

GoProof Strike

2. Click and hold the mouse button, drag the crosshair over the text you want to strike through. Release the mouse button to place the end of the strike tool.

You have now finished placing a Strike Comment

Note: A comment box is not displayed when placing a Strike Comment

3. Instead, if a comment is required, select the Strike comment from the Comments Tab and click Edit.

4. Enter the required comment and click Save

Your comment has now been added to the placed Strike!

Used as a quick visual reference to highlight a word, block of text or an area of a proof.

1. Select Highlight from the Add Comment dropdown.

GoProof Highlight2. Click and hold the mouse button, drag the crosshair over the area of the proof you want to highlight. Release the mouse button to place the highlighted area.

3. A comment box will be displayed. Enter a comment in the comment box and click Save.

4. A Highlight Comment will be displayed where you placed it on the proof.

5. The comment associated to the highlighted area will be displayed on the Comments Tab.

6. If you want to ViewEdit or Delete the comment, click on the comment to expand it. Other users will also have the option to Reply to your comment here.

You have now finished placing a Highlight Comment!

Used as a quick visual reference to indicate that a specific item is correct i.e. Price, item number or URL.

1. Select the Tick from the Add Comment dropdown.

GoProof Tick

2. Click on the precise point on the proof you would like to place the Tick.

3. A Tick icon will be displayed where you placed it on the proof.

You have now finished placing a Tick Comment!

Note: A comment box is not displayed when placing a Tick Comment

4. Instead, if a comment is required, select the Tick comment from the Comments Tab and click Edit.

5. Enter the required comment and click Save

Your comment has now been added to the placed Tick Comment!

Used as a quick visual reference that a specific item is incorrect i.e. Price, item number or URL.

1.  Select Cross from the Add Comment dropdown.

GoProof Cross

2. Click on the precise point on the proof you would like to place the Cross.

3. A comment box will be displayed. Enter a comment in the comment box and click Save.

4. The comment will be displayed on the Comments Tab.

5. If you want to ViewEdit or Delete the comment, click on the comment to expand it. Other users will also have the option to Reply to your comment here.

6. A Cross icon will be displayed where you placed it on the proof.

You have now finished placing a Cross Comment!

1. Select Arrow from the Add Comment dropdown.

GoProof Arrow

2. Click and hold the mouse button to mark the starting point of the arrow.

3. Drag the crosshair over to the point on the proof where you want to end the arrow. Release the mouse button to place the Arrow comment .

4. A comment box will be displayed. Enter a comment in the comment box and click Save.

5. An Arrow Comment will be displayed where you placed it on the proof.

6. The comment associated to the Arrow will be displayed on the Comments Tab.

7. If you want to ViewEdit or Delete the comment, click on the comment to expand it. Other users will also have the option to Reply to your comment here.

You have now finished placing an Arrow Comment!

1. Select Ruler from the Add Comment dropdown.

GoProof Ruler2. Click and hold the mouse button to mark the starting point of the Ruler.

3. Drag the crosshair over to the point on the proof where you want to end the Ruler. Release the mouse button to place the Ruler comment.

Note: Hold the shift key on your keyboard to lock the axis and ensure your ruler maintains a straight line.

4. A comment box will be displayed. Enter a comment in the comment box and click Save.

5. An Ruler Comment will be displayed where you placed it on the proof.

5. The comment associated to the Ruler will be displayed on the Comments Tab.

6. If you want to ViewEdit or Delete the comment, click on the comment to expand it. Other users will also have the option to Reply to your comment here.

You have now finished placing a Ruler Comment!

Question is used to direct a comment at another GoProof User.

1. Select Question from the Add Comment dropdown.

 

GoProof Question

2. Click on the precise point on the proof you would like to place the Question.

3. Select the user you want to ask a question from the list of review users.

Note: If you are a Gatekeeper or a Publisher you are able to invite new users to the proof in order to ask them a question. Reviewers can only ask existing proof users a question.

4. Type your question and click Save.

Note: An email is automatically sent to the user, advising that they have been asked a question.

5. The comment will be displayed on the Comments Tab.

6. If you want to ViewEdit or Delete the comment, click on the comment to expand it. Other users will also have the option to Reply to your comment here.

7. A Questionmark icon will be displayed where you placed it on the proof.

You have now finished placing a Question Comment!