Product Feedback & Revisions

The Feedback & Revisions tab is where you track Sample photos, fitting photos and comments throughout the development process.  Pull your Feedback & Revisions into Tech Packs to communicate approvals and changes to your manufacturing partners.

Navigating Feedback & Revisions

  • Your various Revisions are organized according to their associated Development Stage
    • Multiple Revisions within the same Development Stage are listed from oldest to newest
  • Expand or collapse an individual Revision or an entire Development Stage by clicking the corresponding Carrot Icon at the right side
  • Hovering your mouse over any Revision title reveals two icons
    • Edit Revision
    • Create a Tech Pack including this Revision (see here for more details on Tech Pack creation)
  • New Revisions are added by clicking the Add Icon at the bottom of the page
  • Selecting the checkboxes to the left of any Revision(s) reveals the Bulk Actions Toolbar at the top of the page, with additional options
    • Duplicate the Revision(s)
    • Delete the Revision(s)
    • Create a Tech Pack including the Revision(s)

Creating Feedback & Revisions

  • Click the Add Icon in the bottom right corner to open the Create/Edit Revision pop-up modal
  • Name your Revision and link it to the appropriate Development Stage
    • Development Stages are configured in your Admin Panel, see here for more details
  • Link your Revisions to a particular set of Sample Measurements if you like
    • Samples Measurements are added in Measure Mode of the Size Spec, see here for more details
  • Type your comments in the main text window, taking advantage of the the various text formatting tools
  • Upload any supporting Images by dragging-and-dropping them into the outlined box, or clicking to browse manually
  • Click the Create button to save the Revision content
  • Your Revision appears, nested under the relevant Development Stage
  • Hover over the Revision name and click the Pencil Icon for any edits you need to make

Managing Images within Feedback & Revisions

  • Upload your Images within the Create/Edit Revision modal
  • Once your Images are uploaded, hovering over an Image Thumbnail reveals multiple options:
    • Clicking the edit button opens the Image Annotator
    • Clicking the 3-dot Overflow Icon opens the Overflow Menu, with several additional options
    • Clicking the Checkbox at top right selects the Image, revealing the Bulk Actions toolbar at top of page, with several other options
  • Images are captioned with the original File Name by default; click the File Name text to edit it
Annotating Images within Feedback & Revisions

Annotating F&R Images works largely the same as annotating Product Images, except you’re limited to just the Comment Marker (no Construction Detail, Component or POM Markers).

Navigating in the Image Annotator
  • Click the Edit button when hovering over any Image thumbnail to open the Annotator
  • Your Image is displayed in the main Annotator workspace
  • Navigate to other Images in the same Revision without exiting the Annotator by clicking the Images button at bottom left-hand corner
    • A drawer opens at the bottom of the page showing all the Revision’s Images
    • Click the thumbnail of any other Image to see it full-sized within the Annotator workspace
  • Exit the Annotator by clicking the Back Arrow button at the top left
  • Zoom your view of the Annotator workspace in or out using the buttons to the right of the Back Arrow
  • Your Annotation tools are all in the toolbar to the left of the workspace
  • The column at the right of the workspace houses all the content linked to Marker Annotations
Annotation Tools
  • The Pointer tool allows you to select and resize any elements in your workspace -  both source Images and individual Annotations
    • Click the element and a blue rectangle highlights it in your workspace
    • Click-and-drag the corners of the rectangle to size the element larger or smaller
    • The aspect ratio is locked by default - if you wish to resize without maintaining the aspect ratio, click the lock icon at top right before you click and drag
    • Be sure to click the Save button below the main toolbar after you resize any elements
  • The Marker tools allow you to communicate all different notes and callouts on each Image without creating much visual 
  • The Comment Marker tool allows you to free-type callouts on your Image without creating much visual clutter
    • Click the second icon on the toolbar and choose the Comment Marker tool
    • Place your Marker on your Image by clicking where you’d like it to appear
    • Click and drag as you place the Marker to create an arrow extension, for areas of finer detail
    • Enter your Comment in the modal and click save
    • The content for each Marker is listed to the right of the workspace
    • Edit the content for any Marker by clicking it within this column
  • The Text tool allows you to add typed annotations right on top of your Image, rather than via a Marker
    • Set your desired Font and Font Size at top right
    • Place the annotation on your Image by clicking where you’d like it to appear
    • Type your desired text in the modal and click save
  • The Arrow / Line tool allows you to point to certain parts of your sketch
    • Set your desired Terminator (arrowhead, flat end, no terminator, etc.), Terminator Position (start or end of the line) and line Pattern (solid or dashed) at top right
    • Place the annotation on your Image by clicking, dragging, and releasing
  • The Dimension tool allows you to call out specific linear measurements
    • Set your desired Terminator (arrowhead, flat end, no terminator, etc.) and line Pattern (solid or dashed) at top right
    • Place the annotation on your Image by clicking, dragging and releasing
    • Click the & box at the center of the line to type in your measurement, then click the X button to save
  • The Pen tool allows you to draw freehand on top of your Image
    • Place the annotation on your Image by clicking, dragging and releasing
  • The Rectangle tool allows you  to place a dashed or solid rectangular outline on your Image
    • Place the annotation on your Image by clicking, dragging and releasing
  • The Circle tool allows you to place a dashed or solid circular outline on your Image
    • Place the annotation on your Image by clicking, dragging and releasing
  • The Crop tool allows you to trim your Image and save it as a new Image, or as an inset detail on the original Image
    • Click and drag the tool to capture the target area of your crop
    • Assign a Crop Name and choose Create View to save the cropped area as a new Image on the same Product
      • Navigate to this new Image via the drawer at the bottom of the Annotator; edit it and make additional annotations as desired
    • Choose Crop to Canvas to save the cropped area as an inset detail on the original Image
      • A blue outline shows your crop on top of your original Image
      • Use the Move tool to move the crop within the Annotator workspace as needed
  • The Move tool allows you to rearrange elements in your workspace - Images and Annotations alike
    • Click the element, drag it to a new location and release to set it there
  • The Paint tool allows you to specify the color of your annotations
    • Select your desired color with the Paint tool prior to selecting another annotation tool, and the annotation will appear in that color
    • Select your desired color with the Paint tool and click existing annotations to switch their colors
    • Note that Marker colors are hard-set for consistency, you cannot change these colors with the Paint tool
  • The Erase tool allows you to remove annotations from your Image
    • Select the tool and then click any annotation to erase it
  • The Pan tool allows you to pan the view within your workspace
  • The Save button executes a hard save of your annotations; this is only necessary after resizing elements within your workspace.  Other changes all auto-save.
Additional Annotator Functionality
  • You can copy the Annotations layer from one Image to another
    • Click the Images button at the bottom left-hand corner of the Annotator
    • A drawer opens at the bottom of the page showing all your active Images
    • Hover over your source Image thumbnail to access the 3-dot Overflow Menu, then select the Copy Annotations option
    • Hover over your target Image thumbnail to access the 3-dot Overflow Menu, then select the Paste Annotations option
    • Annotations can be pasted on another Image within the same Product, or they can be pasted on an Image in another Product
  • You can replace your source Image while preserving the Annotations layer
    • Click the Images button at the bottom left-hand corner of the Annotator
    • A drawer opens at the bottom of the page showing all your active Images
    • Hover over your target Image thumbnail to access the 3-dot Overflow Menu, then select the Replace Image option 
    • Browse for and select your new Image and click to confirm
    • The new Image appears in your workspace with all Annotations intact
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