Delete proof comments

You can delete a comment or a reply to a comment as long as no one has already replied to it. It is usually better to resolve a comment rather than delete it. For more information, see Resolve proof comments.

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: Work or Plan

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

Proof Permission Profile
Proof role
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.

Delete proof comments

  1. Go to the project, task, or issue that contains the document, then select Documents.

  2. Find the proof you need, then click Open proof.

  3. (Conditional) If the comments area is not open, click  View comments  in the upper-right corner.

  4. Select the comment or reply, then click the More icon.


  5. Click Delete >Yes, delete it. After a comment is deleted, the system logs an entry in the proof activity section, showing that the comment was deleted.