Importing Text Changes from the Collaborators

This feature is only available to Publishers.

Before proceeding, make sure you are familiar with the following: Accessing the GoProof extension and Reviewing comments from the collaborators.


Step 1.

In the GoProof extension, go to the Reviews tab.

Step 2.
Click Open file to open your document and then click Changes to view any comments or text amends from your collaborators.

Step 3.
If there have been any text amends requested, the Story name will be displayed. Expand this entry by clicking on the story name.

GoProof Simple Text Story

Note: Only an edited document text frame will be displayed underneath the expanded Story.

Step 4.
A preview is displayed, showing the requested text changes.

GoProof Simple Text Preview

Note: Click on the Magnifying glass icon to find and highlight the paragraph within the document.

Two ways to apply text changes to the document:

Update paragraph

This will apply all of the edits to the selected text frame in one single action.

Click on the Play icon to apply all the text changes for the selected text frame in one action.

GoProof Simple Text Edits

Note: To view the new proposed text without all of the highlighted changes, click on the Toggle Text Amends icon.

GoProof Text Amends icon

One by one

You can step through the changes one-by-one, choosing whether to accept or reject the requested edit.

  • To delete text, click on the deletion in the GoProof extension, this will highlight the text within the document. Once highlighted, hit the delete key to remove the text.
  • To apply an insert. click on the insert in the GoProof extension, this will copy the text to your clipboard, find the position within your document and hit paste.
GoProof Simple Text One by One

Note: Red text with a strikethrough represents a deletion and the text with a blue background represents an insertion.