Once a color inspection has been run, the Inspection View displays.

Viewing differences

To view the inspected image or file, use the track wheel to zoom in or out of the Master or Sample panels. Hold the mouse and move it around to pan the image. To review the differences on a different repeat, if applicable, click it in the Repeats found panel.

To select a difference, click on the difference in the Difference List. It is highlighted in the Inspection View and outlined in red in the Overview panel. A check mark is added in the Difference List to indicate it has been reviewed and the LAB, CMYK, and RGB values for the difference, along with the Delta-E value between the two points, display in the Difference Details panel. 

Clicking the icon for Closest Pantone Matches launches the window of the same name, which lists the closest Pantone colors to the selected point for both the Master and Sample.

Assigning comments to differences

To assign a comment to a difference, select the difference in the Difference List

Click the Comments drop-down box in the Difference Details panel and select the comment. The comment displays in the Comments text box. A sticky-note icon displays in the Difference List to the right of the difference. 

To assign a customized comment to a difference, select the difference in the Difference List, click the Comments drop-down menu in the Difference Details panel, and type in the comment.

To assign a comment to multiple differences, hold down the CTRL key while selecting the differences, click the Comments drop-down box, and select the comment. On a Mac, to assign a comment to multiple differences, hold down the COMMAND and SHIFT keys while selecting the differences, click the Comments drop-down box, and select the comment.

To delete a comment from a difference, click in the Comments drop-down box in the Difference Details panel and select the blank entry.

Assigning levels to differences

To assign a level to a difference, select the difference in the Difference List

Click the Level drop-down box in the Difference Details panel and select the level. The color-coded level displays to the right of the difference in the Difference List.

To assign a level to multiple differences, hold down the CTRL key while selecting the differences, click the Level drop-down box, and select the level. 

On a Mac, to assign a level to multiple differences, hold down the COMMAND and SHIFT keys while selecting the differences, click the Level drop-down box, and select the level.

To remove a level assignment, click the Level drop-down box and select None. The level will no longer display in the Difference List.

Including/ excluding differences

To include the selected difference in the report, press F11 or click Include in the Difference Details panel. To exclude the selected difference click Exclude. The difference is grayed out. 

An administrator can configure the Application to force the inclusion of all differences, in which case the Exclude and Include options will no longer display in the Difference Details panel.

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