Summary: If a proof contains a large number of comments, reviewers may want to use the filter feature to find specific comments quickly.

Available for: All reviewers that have been invited into the proof and approval process. Each reviewer is able to set their own filters.

Where is the feature setup? The filter and view buttons are located above the comments box inside the Proof Viewer.

  1. Filtering comments

  2. Comments settings

Filter comments button in the Ziflow Viewer

Filtering comments

Click on the Filter button, and the filter menu will be displayed:

Different filtering options that may be applied in the Ziflow Viewer
  1. Filter in - decide if you want to filter just comments or if you want to look through comments & replies

  2. Reviewer - this option allows you to see all comments made by a specific reviewer (it considers only reviewers with comment rights)

  3. Stage - this option will filter all comments within a specified stage.

  4. Contains - with this filter, you can type a word or any string of words to identify all comments/replies that contain the defined search criteria.

  5. Filter by label - shows comments with particular labels

  6. Other filters:
    @mentioned me - enable if you want to find comments/replies of other reviewers who tagged your name
    Hide resolved - select if you want to hide already resolved comments
    Current page only - this filter will only display comments/replies on the currently displayed page (for static proofs)
    Current URL only - with this filter enabled, only comments added on the opened URL are visible on the list
    Private only - switch if you want to view private comments

    Liked - lists all comments and replies that someone liked

  7. Show deleted comments - enable/disable to display placeholders of deleted comments


Comments settings

Click on the Comments settings button and apply the needed options:

Comments settings in the Ziflow Viewer
  1. Show pins - enable/disable markup pins from displaying on proof image

  2. Show avatars - select if you want to show reviewer avatars on the comments list

  3. Group by assets - decide if comments should be grouped by asset if there are many assets in a single proof

    Group comments by assets in the Ziflow Viewer
  4. Comment layout - compact mode shows only comments (you'll need to click comments to view replies). The expanded mode displays all comments and replies.


Additional information:

  • The Clear button removes selected filters

  • When you use any filter in the Comments and replies mode, it will show you the comments that do not match the criteria because they have replies that fulfill them. You can switch from that view to see only the comments and replies that do match the filtering criteria. You can then exit the view by clicking on Show all:

    Show all comments button to exit filtered comments mode

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