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Understanding Differences between the Legacy Proofing Viewer and the New Proofing Viewer

The new proofing viewer provides a new look and feel and improved performance over the legacy proofing viewer. Not all functionality is currently available for the new viewer.

The following sections describe the difference in current functionality between the two viewers:

Commenting

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Add, delete, and edit comments

Add and delete replies

Rectangle, arrow, line, freehand, and highlight markup tools

Connected line and crop mask markup tools

 

Text selection markup tool

✓ (Static proofs only)

Change markup color

✓ (Only 32 colors available) 

Change markup opacity

Change markup thickness

Cut, copy, and paste markups

 

Undo and redo last operation

 

Duplicate markups

 
Set actions to comments ✓ (Actions are visible on comments immediately after the action is set)

Set markup color as default

 

Resolve comments

Lock comments

 

Tag users

Resume comments

 

View the comment list in a compact view

 

View the comment list in a standard, full, or single view

 

Search comments

 

Filter comments

Sort comments

Comment auto-updates

Decisions 

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Make decisions
Customize decisions

Compare Proofs

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Compare different versions of proofs
Compare separate proofs (Available in Workfront; Planned for future in Workfront Proof) 

Proof Operations

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Change the proof version 
Create a new version (Planned for future)
Review proof details 
Review proof workflows
Edit workflow stages  
Share proofs (Planned for future)
Get team URL
Change email notifications (Planned for future) 
Download original file
Lock and unlock proofs and stages
Print proof summary
Delete proofs (Planned for future) 
Manage proofs from the same folder (Workfront Proof stand-alone only) (Planned for future) 
Branding (custom logos)
Custom links (Workfront Proof stand-alone only)  
Basecamp integrations (Workfront Proof stand-alone only)  (Planned for future) 
Presence indicator  (Planned for future) 
Proof auto-updates (permission changes and new versions)

Video Proofs

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Open video proofs
Buffering  
Review using time
Review using frames or timecode  
Review faster or slower  
Volume regulation
full-screen mode  
Range comments (Planned for future) 
Loop video proofs (videos finish and start automatically)
Advanced video shortcuts   ✓ (for more information, see "Keyboard Shortcuts")

Static Proofs

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Open static proofs
Single, magazine, and continuous views
Panning
Zooming
Rotate
Measurement tool ✓ (set a custom-sized area)
Thumbnail view
Static proof navigator
Document search
Post comment on multiple pages ✓ (available only on Continuous and Magazine views) ✓ (available on all views)
Advanced static proof shortcuts   ✓ (for more information, see "Keyboard Shortcuts")

SWF proofs 

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

SWF proofs  

Rich Media Proofs

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Open Rich Media proofs (Planned for future)

Miniviewer

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Embedded code (Planned for future for static and native video proofs)

Translations 

Feature

 

Legacy Viewer

 

New Viewer

 

Support languages other than English (Planned for future)

 

This article last updated on 2018-03-26 08:40:18 UTC