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Digital Asset Manager - Admin. User Guide


HighRes Proof Digital Asset Manager - Admin. User Guide

Contents

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Accessing Connect - Digital Asset Manager

Logging In.................................................................................................................................... 3 Forgot My Password................................................................................................................... 3 Where Do My Downloads Go?..................................................................................................... 3

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Managing Users And Groups

How To Create Users................................................................................................................... 4 Managing Access Within The D.A.M........................................................................................... 4 Library User Roles....................................................................................................................4-5 How To Create User Groups........................................................................................................ 5 How To Change Passwords......................................................................................................... 5 How To Set Up Email Notifications Within the D.A.M................................................................. 6 Generating History Events Reports............................................................................................. 6

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Working With Elements

Supported Digital Files................................................................................................................ 7 Supported Video Files................................................................................................................. 8 Searching For Elements.............................................................................................................. 8 Downloading Elements................................................................................................................ 9 Where Do My Downloads Go?..................................................................................................... 9 Downloading JPEGs & Low-Resolutions PDFs......................................................................... 10 Uploading Elements.................................................................................................................. 10 Working With Element Revisions.............................................................................................. 11 Moving And Copying Elements................................................................................................. 12 Modifying Attribute Values........................................................................................................ 12 Managing Elements, Folders And Libraries............................................................................... 13 Creating An Alias....................................................................................................................... 14 Copy An Alias To The Master Element...................................................................................... 14 Finding An Aliases Master Element’s Location......................................................................... 14

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Smart Review

Viewing In Smart Review........................................................................................................... 15 How To Open An Element In Smart Review............................................................................... 16 Smart Review Tools................................................................................................................... 16 Viewing File Information In Smart Review................................................................................ 17 Changing To A Different File Or Page........................................................................................ 17 Changing To A Different Revision............................................................................................. 17 Checking Color Density............................................................................................................. 17 Comparing Files...................................................................................................................18-19

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User Assistance

Troubleshooting / System Diagnostics..................................................................................... 20 About HTML5............................................................................................................................ 20


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How To Log On To The Web Browser Application

In your internet browsers navigation window, type:

http://connect.webbmason.com/dickies

Enter your User Name and Password

Click on the Login selection

Click on Click Here to Access the D.A.M.

Double Click on the Library Icons

you have been given access,

then double click on the Elements Enter Icon

Forgot My Password When you click on the Forgot Your Password? link on the login page, a new password for login will be sent to you by email. After Clicking on the Forgot Your Password link on the login page, enter your current username within the provided area on the Email Password window, then, click on Email My Password. If you don’t remember your current username, contact your site account Administrator or contact site support at connect.support@webbmason.com

Where Do My Downloads Go? * Please Note: In HTML5, the download destination folder cannot be changed during the download process. It is controlled by the browser, due to security reasons. The download destination can be located and set within the browsers Preferences, Settings, or Options location. By default, most internet browsers are set by default to go to your systems Downloads folder. (Example - Google Chrome)

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How To Create Users

Requirements: You must have a customer role that includes the Manage Access User right. Create a user account for each person who will access jobs and pertinant information. Enabled user will assist you to accurately track who performed actions within the D.A.M.. You can add, change or remove a user’s roles whenever required. •

On the Overview page, within the top menu bar, click Administration or Manage > Customer Administration.

In the Users And Groups section, click Create User.

Type the user name, a strong password, the first name and last name, as well as the user’s contact information.

If you want the user to have a temporary account, in the Account Expiry area, select Account Expires In _ Day(s) and type the number of days in the box.

Click Create.

Managing Access Within The D.A.M. Define the access level for users to control which Libraries the user can enter. The Access All selection gives the user access to all of the customers Libraries. The Limit Access selection limits the user’s access to the Libraries that he or she has been specified to access. •

On the Overview page, within the top menu bar, click Administration or Manage > Customer Administration.

To assign Library access and role, click on Manage Projects & Library Access.

In the list of the customers users, find and click on the user name to actively hightlight.

Depending on the required user access, select from the Customer Role list and Library Role list (Refer to Library User Roles).

Library User Roles The actions that you can perform in within the account site depends on the role that you are assigned. The actions that you can perform within the customers Library(s) depends on the role that you are assigned. Users can be assigned separate roles for each Library. To check the rights assigned with each library role, click on the Library Role selection button and the user rights will appear in a list. If you cannot perform an action, check your role to ensure that it includes the required user rights.

Customer Roles: Determines your ability to manage your company’s D.A.M. access.

Library Roles: Determines your ability to perform actions within assigned Libraries.

Note: You cannot edit your own roles. Library User Roles - Continued on page 5 4


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Library User Roles cont.

Within the Manage Projects & Library Access locate select an individual User or Group.

Determine whether the individual User or Group requires a Customer Role. Select from the list

Determine the individual User or Groups Library Role. Select the from the list.

Click the Apply button to update your changes.

Tip: To view the user rights included in the role, roll your mouse over the desired role ­– a tool tip displays the rights that are turned on and off for each role.

How To Create User Groups Requirements: Your user role must include the Manage Access right. Create groups to streamline the process of limiting Library access and multiple users the same roles – without having to individually assign the roles to each user. •

On the Overview page, within the top menu bar, click Administration or Manage > Customer Administration.

In the Users And Groups section, click Create User Group.

Type a name for the group, select the members who should belong to the group and assign appropriate roles.

Click Create.

How To Change Passwords To Change Your Password: •

On the top right corner of the tool bar, click your User Name and click Change Password.

Type your current and new passwords in the boxes and click Update.

To Change another user’s Password: (Requirements: You must have a user role that includes the Manage Access right to change other user’s passwords.) •

On the Overview page, within the top menu bar, click Administration or Manage > Customer Administration.

In the Users and Groups section, click the name of the user whose password you want to change.

In the user account, click Change Password.

Type the current and new passwords.

Click Update.

Send an e-mail message containing the temporary password to the user, ask her or him to change the password as soon as possible.

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How To Set Up E-mail Notifications Within The D.A.M.

Requirements: To set up e-mail notifications for other users, you must have a user role that includes the Manage Access right. You can be notified and receive email messages about certain types of events that occur in the D.A.M.Notifications enble you to stay informed about what is happening in a particular Library without having to logon. D.A.M. notifications are not associtated with the notifications provided through the Project Workflow. •

On the Overview page, within the top menu bar, click Administration or Manage > Customer Administration.

Click on Manage Projects & Library Access.

In the list of the customers users, find and click on the user name to actively hightlight. The users information appears at the bottom of the page. All the roles assigned to the user as an individual and as a member of a group are listed.

Click the envelope icon that role.

For each event type for which you want the user to recive notifications, select the check box in the Email or Digest column

above the name of a role to view the notification settings for

Email: Sends notifications about the event type in an individual email message

Digest: Sends notifications in a digest format once a day. The digest format is an email message that summarizes all events of a given typr for the past 24 hours.

Click Apply.

Generating History Event Reports Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Modify Customer/Library user right. An event and site report summarizes the activity for one or more selected types of events, during a specific time period, within one of more selected Libraries. You can generate a report on all events that have occurred in all Libraries or in a specific Library. •

To gererate an site history report for all site activity. From the Customer menu, select Customer > Generate Customer Report.

To gererate an event report for all the Libraries. From the Customer menu, select Customer > Generate Event Report.

To gererate an event report for a specific Library, select the Library, and from the Library menu, select Library > Generate Event Report. 6


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Supported Digital Files (Partial Generic Listing)

You can upload any digital file to a Library, but what you can do with the uploaded file depends on the file type. The following table describes a partial listing of the type of elements that you might upload to a Library and what you can do with each type of element. File Type

Upload & Download?

Generate Thumbnails?

Open in Smart Review?

Download as a JPEG?

Download as a Low-ResPDF?

AI (CS2 or later)

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BMP

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DCS (1 and 2)

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EPS

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Fonts

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Generic Image

GIF

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3

INDD

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Generic Image

JPG

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3

3

3

3

MP3

3

Generic Image

PDF

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3

3

3

3

PNG

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3

3

PS

3

3

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PSD (CS2 or later)

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3

3

QXP

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Generic Image

TXT

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Generic Image

TIF

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CSV

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Generic Image

XSL

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Generic Image

WAV

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Generic Image

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If a thumbnail cannot be generatd for an element, a generic placeholder image appears in the Library viewing window Adobe File Limitations: •

Only Adobe Creative Suite (CS) versions 2 and later are support for Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Earlier versions fo files may work but cannot be guaranteed.

Thumbnails are correctly generated for Photoshop (.psd) files only when you save the files in the Photoshop CS software with the Maximize Compatibility option selected.

Thumbnails are generated for InDesign files and you can open files in Smart Review only when you select the Make Viewable In Smart Review check box when you upload the file. You must also have InDesign installed on your computer.

Thumbnails are generated for Illustrator (.ai) files only when you save the fils in the Illustrator software with the Create PDF Compatible File option selected.

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Supported Video Files (Partial Generic Listing)

When you upload a video file, it is converted to a multipage element. Each frame is an individual page. You can upload a video file to a library and view it in Smart Review, as long as it is encoded with supported codec software. The following table lists video files that have been tested for use with the Connect Asset Manager, with their supported codec software: Video File Type

Supported Codec Software

Generate Thumbnails?

AVI

CinePak, Microsoft RLE, Microsoft Video 1, MJPEG

Generic Image

FLV

Adobe Flash Video

Generic Image

MOV

H.264

Generic Image

MPG

MPEG-1 Video

Generic Image

WMV

Windows Media Video 7, 8, 9

Generic Image

How To Search For Elements Requirements: You can only search for elements in libraries for which you are assigned a role. •

Click on the searching icon or In the Asset Mgmt. menu bar, click on the word Element, then, select Search Elements

Type the search keyword. The search is not case-sensitive. You can refine your search criteria in several ways: •

Search for a particular attribute by selecting Any Attribute or Attribute Value in the criteria list

Search on multiple criteria by clicking the plus sign before the search box. You can open up to five search boxes in the Web Browser Application

Within the search window, you can also refine your search in the following ways:

Locate Folders and/or Libraries where elements reside

Change the location where the search occurs

Select how many search results you want to appear on each page

To locate and activate an element for download, from within the Search Window: •

Click the green arrow thumbnail preview

beside the corresponding elements

To open an element in Smart Review from within the Search Window: •

Click on the file name next to the thumbnail preview

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How To Download An Original Element

Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Download Originals right. In the Elements Window View, of a folder or library, locate the Element(s) or Element Revision(s) that you want to download OPTION 1 - Single click and hold onto the elements image preview within the thumbnail, while continuing to hold, drag-and-drop the element to your systems desktop *The element will be placed in the location based on where your browsers download is set OPTION 2 - Single click the grey bordered area of an elements thumbnail. An orange element activation ring will apprear. In the Asset Mgmt. menu bar, run your cursor over the word Download, then select Original from the drop-down menu *The element will be placed in the location based on where your browsers download is set Downloading multiple elements from within the Elements Window View of a folder or library

Click on an the elements “Stick-pin�,

which is located in

the upper left corner of an elements thumbnail. Continue the download process by choosing a download option from above

Where Do My Downloads Go? * Please Note: In HTML5, the download destination folder cannot be changed during the download process. It is controlled by the browser, due to security reasons. The download destination can be located and set within the browsers Preferences, Settings, or Options location. By default, most internet browsers are set by default to go to your systems Downloads folder. (example - Google Chrome)

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How To Download A JPEG or Low-Resolution PDF Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Download JPEG right.

In the Elements Window View, of a folder or library, locate the Element(s) or Element Revision(s) that you want to download •

Following the instructions from OPTION 2 of Downloading An Original Element. In the Asset Mgmt. menu bar, run your cursor over the word Download, then select, JPEG Image or LowRes PDF

Select a desired resolution from within the Download window. Close when the download is complete. *The element will be placed in the location based on where your browsers download is set

How To Upload Elements Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Upload right. •

Double click on the Library into which you want to upload elements.

Double click the Elements icon single click the Elements icon

Upload elements by following one of these options:

in the middle pane, or in the left pane,

OPTION 1 - Click the Upload Items button, select Upload > Upload Items

or from the menu bar,

The Upload Files window appears. Drag files from your computer to the upload window pane or use the [+] button to navigate and select files to upload

OPTION 2 - Drag-n-Drop files from your computer directly into the Library or Folder

The Upload Files window appears and the list already shows the files to upload

Type a name for the upload (optional) in the Upload Files window

Click Upload.

After files are transferred to the server, click the Close button

Note:

If you are uploading graphic applications, you may also want to select the following options: •

Zip: All of the element’s associated files (such as fonts and placed images)

Package: Include all of the element’s associated files (such as fonts and placed images)

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How To Work With Element Revisions.

Each upload of a file with the same name is considered a new revision. You can see that multiple revisions of an element are uploaded because a shadow images appear behind the thumbnail.

To View An Elements Revisions: •

To View An Elements Revisions In Smart Review Or Compare Two Revisions Of The Same Element: •

Select the element with revisions and click the number that appears next to Revisions in the Attribute pane. Select the Revision to be downloaded and click the Download Original icon.

To Copy An Elements Revision To Another Folder: •

Select the element with revisions and click the number that appears next to Revisions in the Attribute pane. Double-click the thumbnail of the revision to be viewed in Smart Review.

To Download An Elements Revision: •

Select the element with revisions and click the number that appears next to Revisions in the Attribute pane.

Select the element with revisions and click the number that appears next to Revisions in the Attribute pane. Select the Revision to be copied and click the Copy Revisions icon.

To Delete An Elements Revision: •

Select the element with revisions and click the number that appears next to Revisions in the Attribute pane. Select the Revision to be deleted and click the Delete Revisions icon.

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How To Move And Copy Elements And Folders Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Arrange/Modify right.

You can copy and move folders, elements and element revisions within other Libraries and Folders. To Copy An Element or a folder Within A Library Or Folder: •

Click the element’s thumbnail or folder’s thumbnail, and select Element > Copy Elements or Folder > Copy Folders.

Locate and select the destination location and click Copy.

To Copy A Specific Element Revision Within A Library Or Between Libraries: •

Click the element’s thumbnail.

In the bottom pane, beside Revision, click the revision number.

In the Revisions window, select the revision that you want to copy. Note: you can copy only one revision at a time.

On the left tool bar, click the Copy Revision icon.

Locate and select the destination location and click Copy.

To Move An Element Or a Folder To Another Folder Within A Library: •

Click the element’s thumbnail or folder’s thumbnail, and select Element > Move Elements or Folder > Move Folders.

Locate and select the destination location and click Move.

How To Modify Attribute Values Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Arrange/Modify right. You can view and modify the value attributes of a Library, element, and folder to assist with the searching capabilities. You cannot modify the System attributes and XMP attribute metadata of an element. Pre-determined attributes values can be customized through site support. •

To modify User Defined attributes, perform one of the following actions. A list of pre-determined attributes appears. To

Do This

Modify Library attributes

Select a Library and select Library > View Library Attributes or click View All in the inspector view.

Modify Element attributes

Select a Library and select Element > View Element Attributes or click View All in the inspector view.

Modify Folder attributes

Select a Library and select Folder > View Library Attributes or click View All in the inspector view.

Click Update.

Note: If you select multiple elements to modify element attributes, attribute values appear as <different> wherever the values vary among elements.

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Managing Elements, Folders And Libraries

To perform this action:

Do this:

Rename an Element

• Click the element’s thumbnail. • From the Element menu, select Element > Rename Element. • In the Rename Element dialog box, in the Element Name box, type a name for the element. • Click Rename.

Delete an Element

• Click the element(s) or elements revision(s) thumbnail. • From the Element menu, select Element > Delete Elements. • Click Delete.

Create a Folder

• Select and enter the Library in which you want to create a new folder. • From the Folder menu, select Folder > Create Folder. • In the Create Folder dialog box, in the Folder Name box, type a name for the new folder. • Click Create.

Rename a Folder

• Click the folder’s thumbnail • From the Folder menu, select Folder > Rename Folder. • In the Rename Folder dialog box, in the Folder Name box, type a new name for the folder. • Click Rename.

Delete a Folder

• Click the folder(s) thumbnail. • From the Folder menu, select Folder > Delete Folders. • Click Delete.

Create a Library

• From the Library menu, select Libary > Create Library. • In the Create Library dialog box, in the Library Name box, type a name for your new Library. •(Optional) In the Description box, type information about the library. • Click Create.

Rename a Library

• Select the Library and then from the Library menu, select Library > Edit Library. • In the Library Name box, type the library name. • (Optional) In the Description box, type information about the library. • Click Update.

Delete a Library

• Select a Library • From the Library menu, select Delete Library. • In the Delete Library dialog box that appears, click Delete.

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How To Create An Alias

An alias is a reference to an element that is stored in another location. Aliases are useful if you want to store elements in one location but make the elements available for selection and reuse in other locations. Requirements: For the library in which you want to place the alias, you must be assigned a role that includes the Arrange/Modify right. For the library where the master element is stored, you must be able to see elements in the Elements view. If the master element is kept in a library, you must be assigned a library role with at least one user right.

Select the element to be aliased

Select Alias > Create Alias.

In the Select Alias Destination dialog box, select the library where you want to place the alias, select Elements and if needed, select a folder.

Click Create. The alias is created in the destination location.

Remove alias from the file name so that it matches the file name of the master element. If you do not remove alias, when you upload a new revision of the element to the alias location, the uploaded file appears as a new element instead of a revision of the alias.

How To Copy An Alias Back To The Master Element Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Arrange/Modify User right. •

Select Alias > Copy Back To Master.

Indicate whether you want to delete the revision of the alias after it is copied to the master element. •

Select Delete if you want to copy the latest revision of the alias to the master element and to update the alias to reference the revised master element. Other revisions of the alias are deleted and other aliases that point to the master element are updated.

Select Preserve if you want to copy the latest revision of the alias to the master element and to retain all other revisions of the alias. Other aliases that point to the master element are updated.

Finding An Aliases Master Element’s Location •

Select the alias.

Select Alias > Show Alias Master.

A new window displays the location of the master element.

Note: If a master element is deleted, the master element location cannot be found. you must delete the alias and then recreated it to point to a new master element.

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How To View Elements In Smart Review Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Smart Review right

Smart Review enables you to review a full-resolution preview of a file that has successfully created a processed thumbnail. The Smart Review user interface consists of element information areas. Requirements: Your ability to perform actions in Smart Review depends on the permissions that are assigned to your Smart Review session.

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The Files list is currently Thumbnail View. Click here to change the file views.

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Page and image view selection. Single View, Spread View, Compare View

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Use the navigation tools to zoom, pan or rotate the image and to switch between pages.

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Annotation toolbar to check color, and alignment.

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Information panels (detailed information about the file, such as attributes and separations)

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To view a different page or image, click the page thumbnail.

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Drag the thumbnail on the navigation panel to move around the page being viewed.

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How To Open An Element In Smart Review Requirements: You must have a role that includes the Smart Review right

To open Elements in Smart Review from the Elements Window view, double click on the elements thumbnail.

If the element has multiple revisions, the latest revision appears in the Smart Review window and a list of all the element’s revisions is available on the list above the image. If you are viewing a multipage element, the first page of the file appears in the Smart Review window. When you click the thumbnail of the first page, the list of pages appears in the Files list.

Annotation Tools

Navigation Tools

The annotation tools appear at the top of the screen when you open Smart Review. Blu highlighting indicates the tool is in use.

The navigation tools appear below the Smart Review screen, except when you are in Full Screen mode. To show the navigation tools in Full Screen mode, move the mouse.

Pan across the page

View a single page

Zoom in on an area of the page

View a reader spread

Rotate viewed element

Compare multiple files

Measure using a ruler

Best fit to screen

Measure a rectangle area

Fit the page to the screen width

Measure color density

Fit the page to the screen width Switch between Full Screen and Window mode Go to the previous file, the next file, or type file number

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How To View File Information In Smart Review

You can view information about the file that is displayed in Smart Review, including the image dimensions, color target and resolution. •

At the top menu bar, click Window, then click Page Info.

Information about the currently displayed page appears, such as the image dimensions, trim lines, color target and resolution (of raster images). Measurements appear in the unit of measure that is set in your Smart Review preferences.

When you view two files at the same time (in Reader Spread or Compare mode), information appears about both pages.

How To Change To A Different File Or Page In Smart Review •

Click the element that you want to view under the FILES listing

If the file is a multipage file, the thumbnail icon within the FILES listing views shows additional pages

To display each page of the multipage file, click the name or thumbnail icon of the file.

To return to the list of all files, click the arrown next to the file name

If you are viewing multiple elements or a page from a multipage file, click Previous to display the file before the one currently displayed or click Next to display the file after the one currently displayed.

How To Change To A Different Revision In Smart Review When a file has multiple revisions, you can change the revision that you are viewing in Smart Review. Note: In a group review session, only the session controller can change the revision that is displayed. •

Open the file in Smart Review. If the file has multiple revisions, a selection arrow next to the image name is displayed. Select the arrow next to the image name to view revision(s)

In the list, select the revision that you want to view.

How To Check Color Density In Smart Review Color density readings are revision-specific. If you take a reading in one revision of a file, the reading will not appear in any other revisions of the file. Note: In a group review session, only the session controller can check the color density. •

Click the Densitometer tool and position the cursor where you want to measure the color and click.

The densities of the C, M, Y , K and spot colors in that position appear. Spot colors are listed in the same order as in the Separations dialog box. If you are checking the color density in Reader Spread mode, the colors common to both pages are listed first, followed by the unique colors for each page. 17


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How To Compare Files In Smart Review

Requirements: You must have a job role that includes the Use Compare Feature right before you can compare files or revisions in Smart Review. When you compare two files or revisions, Smart Review generates a third image that shows all of the differences between the two files or revisions. You can view the comparison image in the following ways: •

Absolute: Any pixel differences between the two files or revisions flash red and green. In Absolute view, only differences in pixel values that meet the minimum specified tolerance value (3 pixel levels) are displayed as a difference.

Difference: Displays only pixels that differ between the two files or revisions. The intensity of the pixels indicates the difference in pixel values.

Toggle: The comparison image toggles between the two files or revisions so that you can see the differences.

How To Compare Two Revisions Of The Same File •

Open the file with revisions that you want to compare in Smart Review.

Click Compare Mode.

The viewing area is split into three sections. The most recent revision of the selected file appears in the left section and the next most recent revision appears in the middle section. Smart Review compares the two images, generates a comparison image and displays it in the right section.

To change either revision, click the list above each section. The comparison image in the right section is automatically refreshed to display any differences between the two selected revisions.

Choose Absolute, Difference or Toggle to view the comparison image.

When you are finished comparing the two files, click Single Page Mode to return to viewing one file at a time.

How To Align Images Of Different Sizes In Compare Mode •

While in Compare mode, click Align Images.

Position the cursor in the left section or middle section and when the pointer becomes a crosshair, position the crosshair in the area that you want to compare on the image.

Position the cursor in the other section (left or middle).

As soon as the cursor is in that section, a line appears, connecting the “tie point” in the first image to the crosshair in the second image.

Click the corresponding area that you want to compare on the second image.

A tie point appears on the second image.

The image on which you placed the first tie point is shifted so that its tie point is aligned with the tie point on the second image. The comparison image in the right section is refreshed. If the two images being compared are identical and have been perfectly aligned, the comparison image shows no differences between the two images.

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How To Compare Two Different Files You can only compare files that are stored in the same library

Open the first file that you want to compare in Smart Review

Click on the Compare View icon

The viewing area is split into three sections. The left and middle sections contain the images to compare and the right section contains the comparison image. If the file that you opened has multiple revisions, the most recent revision of the file automatically appears in the left section and the next most recent revision of the file automatically appears in the middle section

If the second file that you want to compare is a single-page file, right-click (Ctrl+click on a Mac computer) the file and select Load Image Into Middle Panel

OR if the second file that you want to compare is a multipage file, click the name of the file

The Element in Folder window changes to the Pages in Element window

Right-click the specific page that you want to compare and select Load Image Into Middle Panel. The comparison image in the right section is automatically refreshed to display any differences between the two selected files

Choose Absolute, Difference or Toggle to view the comparison image. When you are finished comparing the two files, click Single View icon to return to viewing one file at a time

How To Compare Two Pages In A Multipage File •

In the Element in Folder window, click the name of the multipage file whose pages you want to compare

The Element in Folder window changes to the Pages in Element window and lists all of the pages in the multipage file. The first page is selected by default

Click on the Compare View icon. The viewing area is split into three sections. The selected page appears in both the left and middle sections

Right-click (Ctrl+click on a Mac computer) the second page that you want to compare and select Load Image Into Middle Panel. Smart Review compares the two images, generates a comparison image and displays it in the right section

Choose Absolute, Difference or Toggle to view the comparison image. When you are finished comparing the two files, click Single View icon to return to viewing one file at a time

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HighRes Proof Digital Asset Manager - Admin. User Guide

Troubleshooting / System Diagnostics

The first step in troubleshooting is to run System Diagnostics. Click System Diagnostics from the site log in page or, after you have logged in; the footer of the web browser. Connect will run a diagnostic check on your system and report on the following: Operating System - Indicates if the operating system version you are running is supported. Browser - Indicates if the browser version you are running is supported. Java Script, Cookies must be enabled. Pop-up Blocker - Ensure the pop-up blocker in your browser is either unchecked, or, within the pop-up blockers “Exceptions” list, http://connect.webbmason.com has been entered. HTML5 must be enabled Web Browser varieties work differently with the various platforms and operating systems. Internet speed can vary for multiple factors. Including, amount of user traffic, time of day, service provider and system resources. Connection Speed - Click on the Test selection within the Diagnostics window to check your systems speed access performance

About HTML5 •

HTML5 is supported for uploading and downloading elements and files within the Digital Asset Management system

HTML5 is supported for the online proofing function called Smart Review, within the Digital Asset Management system

JAVA is no longer support within the Digital Asset Management system

* Please Note: In HTML5, the download destination folder cannot be changed during the download process. It is controlled by the browser, due to security reasons. The download destination can be located and set within the browsers Preferences, Settings, or Options location. By default, most internet browsers are set by default to go to your systems Downloads folder.

If you are still having issues after running system diagnostics, please switch browsers. Some browser versions run better than others for users. For some users Internet Explorer works better than Firefox. For some users, Firefox runs better than Safari. For some users, Safari runs better. Internet browsers and individual operating systems should be maintained and updated regularly

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