Edit proof comments

Comments cannot be edited after a reply is added to the comment. This restriction maintains the integrity of the comment thread. When you edit a comment, the time the comment was made is not affected.

Access requirements

Expand to view access requirements for the functionality in this article.

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

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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 Supervisor
Proof role Author or Moderator
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.

Edit proof comments

You can edit any comment you make on a proof. Additionally, the following users can edit comments made by other users:

  • The proof Owner
  • The proof Creator
  • Users with Supervisor profile permissions
  • Users with a proof role of Author or Moderator

To edit 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. Hover over the comment you want to edit, click the More icon that appears, then click Edit.

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  6. Make any changes in the comment, then click Post.

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    The label “Edited” appears on the comment. When a reviewer mouses over this, your name and the date and time of the changes appear. If you edit the comment more than once, this information appears only for the most recent change. This label also appears above the comment when you select the document in the Documents area and view the Updates tab in the Summary.