Search content within a proof

Last update: 2023-11-07
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You can quickly locate text in a proof created for the following types of documents:

  • PDF
  • Office (.doc, .docx, .odt)
  • Static web page

Proofs created prior to April 26, 2017 might not be searchable.

Access requirements

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

Adobe Workfront plan*

Current plan: Pro or Higher


Legacy plan: Select or Premium

For more information about proofing access with the different plans, see Access to proofing functionality in Workfront.

Adobe Workfront license*

Current plan: Review

Legacy plan: Review

Proof Permission Profile Manager or higher
Access level configurations*

Edit access to Documents

For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects .

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

Search content within a proof

  1. Open the proof that you want to search.

  2. In the toolbar above the proof, click the Search document icon.

  3. Begin typing the text you want to search for.

    The search tool highlights the text in the document as you type.


  4. Finish typing the text you want to search for, then click the Up and Down arrows to scan through the search results within the proof.

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