Summary: Ziflow Viewer is the main part of Ziflow. It allows reviewers to review and submit decisions for uploaded assets. Various built-in features will allow proof reviewers to assess creatives, leave feedback & make decisions. This document is a great starting point for any reviewers who were invited to collaborate on a proofing project in Ziflow.
Available for: Ziflow Proof Viewer is available for each reviewer invited to the proof. There are no limitations, simply click on a proof invitation and start collaborating with others on the project.
Reviewers may or may not see certain buttons depending on the proof permissions they have been granted.
How does it work?
1. Proof Viewer menu
Click to display the Proof Viewer menu. From the layout, you can follow various actions such as:
You may also pin the menu by pressing the Pin menu button and the bottom of the menu window.
2. Proof version selector
From this dropdown, you can switch between available proof versions. Please note that you need to be invited to the specific proof version in order to see it.
Users with appropriate rights are also allowed to create new proof versions from this place.
3. Compare mode
Click to enter comparison mode.
Share button that allows adding new reviewers to proof or copy a public link that can be shared with others.
5. User Avatar
Hover over to see a username and email address.
6. Page thumbnails
Click to reveal or hide the page thumbnails (only displays on proofs that have more than one page or multiple files in a proof).
7. Single, Continous & Magazine layout
Switch between different document layouts.
Read more about this feature here: Continuous page view & Magazine layout
8. Text Search
When a spelling mistake is made, it’s possible to occur in multiple places on a proof. With the “Text Search” feature, reviewers will be able to look for the same words or sentences throughout the whole text.
9. Page Navigator
Scroll through the pages by clicking on the next page or previous page.
10. Increase / Decrease zoom level buttons and zoom level dropdown menu.
You can zoom in/out using the + and - buttons.
On the right-hand side, there is a popup menu that allows you to pick a zoom level from a predetermined list of options.
11. Fit to page
Click if you want an entire asset to be fitted to Ziflow Viewer screen.
12. Marquee zoom
Click to enter marquee zoom mode. Then please click and hold a left mouse button over the proof. Select which part of the proof you want to zoom in. Once you let the mouse button, the selected part of the proof will be zoomed in.
13. Commenting mode
Once this mode is activated, then a reviewer can start adding a markup along with comments.
14. Panning mode
Panning mode allows you to click and drag the proof around the proof window. When panning mode is activated, the hand turns blue. If it is deactivated, it will be white. If you select the measurement tool or any of the markup tools, then panning mode will automatically be deactivated.
Click to rotate the proof image by 90 degrees.
16. Measurement Tool
Click the measurement tool to reveal the measurement pallet
See “Measurement Tool in Proof Viewer” for more details.
17. Color separations
With the color separations feature enabled in your account, reviewers will have the possibility to identify possible print issues by measuring color density. They can quickly ensure that a specific spot has the appropriate density of a specific color or PANTON.
18. Complete review / Make decision
Reviewers with comment-only rights will see a Complete review button. Reviewers with decision permissions will see a Make decision button - click to select your decision.
See “Finishing a Review & Understanding Proof Decisions in Proof Viewer” for more details.
19. Add comment
Click to open the comment box where you can type your observations. You may also link your comments with annotations on the proof image.
20. View comments
This button will display all comments attached to the proof and brief information if it was added.
If you hold the CTRL or Apple key down the mouse scroll wheel will zoom in and out