Create a proof for a document

You can generate a proof for a document at the time you are uploading it to Workfront.

You can also generate a proof for a document already uploaded in Adobe Workfront or for a new version of a proof already in Workfront.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*

Current plan: Pro or Higher

or

Legacy plan: Select or Premium

For more information about proofing access with the different plans, see .

Adobe Workfront license*

Current plan: Work or Plan

Legacy plan: Any (You must have proofing enabled for the user)

Proof Permission Profile Manager or higher
Access level configurations*

Edit access to Documents

Note: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.

*To find out what plan, role, or Proof Permission Profile you have, contact your Workfront or Workfront Proof administrator.

Upload a document and create a proof

  1. Go to the project, task, or issue where you want to create a new proof.

  2. Click the Documents tab.

  3. Click Documents in the left panel.

  4. Click Add New, then click Proof in the menu that appears.

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    You can enable the Automatically generate proofs when uploading documents setting in your user profile to automate this process. For more information, see Configure My Settings .

  5. In the New proof page that appears, you can

Upload a document and create a new version of a proof

  1. Go to the project, task, or issue where you want to create a new version of an existing proof.

  2. Click the Documents tab.

  3. Select the document where you want to add a new version.

  4. Click Add New > Version > Proof.

  5. In the New Proof Version page that appears, you can

Use drag-and-drop to generate a simple proof for a new version

You can drag-and-drop a document from your file system (such as your desktop) to create a new proof or a new version of an existing proof. The proof contains the following settings, depending on whether you are creating a new proof or a new version:

  • New proof: Creates a simple proof that is shared only with you. You can modify share settings after the proof is created as described in Edit proof settings.

  • New version of existing proof: Creates a new version with the same proof settings as the previous version.

To use drag-and-drop to generate a new proof or new proof version:

  1. Ensure that proofs are configured to be automatically generated, as described in in .
  2. Continue with  Add documents to Adobe Workfront from your file system, which explains the drag-and-drop method of adding documents. 

Create a proof for an existing document

  1. Go to the project, task, or issue where you want the proof, then click the Documents section.

  2. Hover over the document, then click the Create Proof link that appears below the document name.

    NOTE

    If you have Automatically generate proofs when uploading documents enabled in your user profile, the system automatically creates a simple proof.

  3. Choose one of the following:

    Simple Proof This option creates a proof with no workflow attached and applies the default proof settings. You can update the default proofsettings or add a workflow after you've created the proof. For more information on proof settings, see Edit proof settings.
    Advanced Proof

    This option allows you to configure a Basic or Advanced workflow and modify proof settings for the proof you create. For more information, see

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