3.1. Annotating PDFs
To start annotating a PDF, tap to display the annotation toolbar and select the needed tool:
To hide the annotation toolbar, tap again.
You can also tap and hold on the document to display a pop-up menu that shows select annotation tools:
If you tap and hold on the text, you can display a different pop-up menu that shows textspecific annotation tools: With the annotation toolbar, you can:
With the annotation toolbar, you can:
|Highlight text||Tap to highlight text. To change the color of the highlight, tap and hold and pick ‘Color’ from the pop-up.|
|Underline text||Tap to underline text. To change the color of the underline, tap and hold and pick ‘Color’ from the pop-up.|
|Strike out text||Tap to strike text. To change the color of the strike, tap and hold and pick ‘Color’ from the pop-up.|
|Undo annotation||Tap to undo the previous annotation.|
|Redo annotation||Tap and hold to redo an annotation.|
|Create a pop-up note||Tap and then tap on the place in the PDF you’d like to add the note. You can move the pop-up note by holding the note and then dragging it.|
|Create a text note||Tap and then tap on the place in the PDF you’d like to add the note. You can move the text note by holding the note and then dragging it.|
|Add a drawing||Tap and select one of the pencils or markers to start drawing.
You will get a selection of four configurable pencils: two thick and two thin. Each has adjustable color, opacity, and line thickness.
Eraser is used to remove parts of the drawing and can be adjusted in size. Hand allow dragging the document around.
When bringing document close up, pitch to zoom mode activates automatically
and allows controlling editable area with two adjustable screens at the top and the bottom of the document.
|Add a shape||Tap and select a shape to add to the PDF.|
|Add a standard stamp||Tap or select ‘Stamp’ from the tap and hold popup menu. Select a stamp from the ‘Standard’ list.|
|Add a custom stamp||Tap or select ‘Stamp’ from the tap and hold pop-up menu. Select ‘Custom’ and tap ‘+.’
Choose ‘Image Stamp’ to create a stamp of an image from your iPad’s Camera Roll.
Choose ‘Text Stamp’ to create a stamp with any text you’d like, as well as the current date and time.
|Adjust object properties||Tap and select annotation objects on the page. You will be able to adjust their colors, opacity, line thickness, as well as move, copy, or delete them.|
|Zoom writing||Tap to enter zoom writing mode and select one of the pencils or markers to start drawing.
You will get a selection of two configurable pencils: one thick and one thin. Each has adjustable color, opacity, and line thickness.
Eraser is used to remove parts of the drawing and can be adjusted in size. Zoomed and full view can be adjusted in size. Arrows help to move zoom window around.
|Add a signature“>a signature||Tap to add a signature to the document
You will be able to draw a signature to be included into the document. It is also possible to store up to four signatures in the app, and adjust their color, line thickness, or remove them at will.
|Add an image||Tap and hold on any place in the PDF without text or an active element. Select ‘Image’ from the pop-up menu that will appear, and then choose a picture from your iPad’s Camera Roll or take a picture.
Tap on the picture to move or delete it. Tap and hold on the picture to scale it.
You need to have your camera enabled in iPad Settings > Privacy > Camera > Fluix as follows
|Add an audio note||Tap and hold on the PDF to create an audio note with ‘Sound’ option.|