Summary

This section covers the results viewing process.

Post Inspection Result Viewing


Difference List

The Difference List displays the differences between the Master and Sample files for easy reviewing and proofing. The column headings include the ID, Type, and Level.

To select a difference:

  • Click on the difference in the Difference List. It gets highlighted in the Inspection View and outlined in red in the Overview panel. A checkmark ✅ gets added to the Difference List to indicate it has been reviewed.

    • Alternatively, use the up and down arrows to navigate through differences found.

To assign a level to a difference:

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

Alternatively,

  • Double-click the difference in the Inspection View. The Difference Found window displays. Click the Level drop-down list in the Difference window and select the level. Click X to close the Difference window. The color-coded level displays to the right of the difference in the Difference List.

Note: Hotkeys (F1 – F5) may be applied to assign levels. Select the difference and click the appropriate "F" key (see below):

1

Key

Function

2

F1

Reporting level - Critical

3

F2

Reporting level - Major

4

F3

Reporting level - Minor

5

F4

Reporting level - Ignore

6

F5

Reporting level – None

To assign a level to multiple differences:

  • Hold down the CTRL key while selecting the differences.

  • Click the Level column in the Difference List or the Level drop-down list in the Difference Details panel, and select the level.

Note: On a Mac operating system, to assign a level to multiple differences, hold down the COMMAND and SHIFT keys while selecting the differences.

To remove a level assignment:

  • Click the Level column and select None. The level no longer displays in the Difference List.

To assign a pre-defined comment to a difference:

  • Select the difference in the Difference List. Click the Comments drop-list 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.

Alternatively,

  • Double-click the difference in the Inspection View. The Difference window displays. Click the Comments drop-down list in the Difference window and select the comment. Click X to close the window. 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 comment to multiple differences:

  • Hold down the CTRL key while selecting the differences, click the Comments drop-down list, and select the comment.

Note: On a Mac operating system, 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 assign a customized comment to a difference:

  • Select the difference in the Difference List, click the Comments drop-down list in the Difference Details panel, and type in the comment. A sticky-note icon displays in the Difference List to the right of the difference.

Alternatively,

  • Double-click the difference in the Inspection View. The Difference window displays. Click in the Comments text box in the Difference window and type in the comment. Click X to close the Difference window. The comment displays in the Comments text box. A sticky-note icon displays in the Difference List to the right of the difference.

To delete a comment from a difference:

  • Click in the Comments drop-down box in the Difference Details panel and select the blank entry.

Note: Include difference only needed if the difference was excluded first by accident.

To include the selected difference in the report:

  • Press F11

Or,

  • Click Include in the Difference Details panel

To exclude the selected difference in the report, add a difference or group differences:

  • Exclude

    • Click the Difference Review Actions icon and then Exclude.

    • Use the crosshair that appears to select the difference in the Inspection View Sample panel to be excluded by left-clicking and drawing a red box around it. The difference gets crossed out in the Difference List and excluded in the report.

  • To add a difference:

    • Click the Difference Review Actions icon and then Add.

    • Use the crosshair that appears to select the area in the Inspection View to be added as a difference by left-clicking and drawing a red box around it. The selected area gets added as the final difference in the Difference List.

  • To group differences:

    • The Difference Review Actions drop-down list lets the user manage the differences detected, by grouping/excluding them or adding new ones.

      • Click the Difference Review Actions icon and then Group.

      • Use the crosshair that appears to select the differences to be grouped by left-clicking and drawing a red box around them. A difference ID gets assigned to the group, which is added to the Difference List as a change. The difference count also adjusts accordingly.

Note: You can alternatively select the difference in the Difference List and click Exclude. However, a user with administrator rights can configure the Application to force the inclusion of all differences, in which case the Exclude and Include options do not display in the Difference Details panel.

  • For repeats, once you select the difference to be excluded as a difference, a message displays:

Note: The new difference is automatically included in the report. To exclude it, click Exclude.

  • For repeats, once you select to group the differences, the following message displays: "Apply to all repeats?"

  • Click Yes to add the grouping to all repeats. Click No to add the grouping to the selected repeat only.

There are several ways to view differences:

  • Click on the '+' sign, beside the Image to display to increase the Flash rate.

  • Click on the '-' sign, beside the Image to display to decrease the Flash rate.

  • Click on Image to display the drop-down menu.

    • Click Flash to alternately display the differences between the Master and Sample images. To change the rate at which the images alternate:

    • Click Master to display the Master image.

    • Click Sample to display the Sample image.

    • Click Difference to display the Difference image.

    • Click Edge to display the Edge Difference image.


Add Show Mask

When viewing differences, click ‘Show Mask’ to select an option from the dropdown to change the way the differences are displayed.

  • Show Text Mask: When enabled, you can view the area on the master file that is considered ‘Text’ by GVD.

  • Mask: When enabled, a grey filter appears over the sample file creating a contrast between the differences and the rest of the file.

  • Numbers: When enabled, a number appears on each difference found and corresponds to the difference ID.

  • Boxes: When enabled, red boxes appear to display each difference found


Overview Panel

The Overview panel displays the original Sample image. The difference that is selected is located at the intersection of the two red lines.


To zoom in or out of the Sample image in the Overview panel:

  • Slide the button in the middle of the bar accordingly to navigate to the appropriate location.


Repeats Found Panel

The Repeats found panels list the number of repeats of the Master image that were found in the Sample image after the inspection has been run. Repeats with differences display a red icon ❌ to the left. Repeats without differences display a green checkmark ✅ to the left instead.

To navigate between repeats:

  • Click the desired number on the list. The selected repeat appears in the Sample panel.


Master Panel