Adding Annotations

Updated 2 years ago by James Dunn

To annotate a file, follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to your account using your Username and Password.
  2. Navigate to the file you want to annotate. 
  3. Click on the file name to open the preview screen. 
    We support annotations for the following file types: doc(x), xls(x), ppt(x), pdf, txt, bmp, gif, jpg, jpeg, png, tif
  4. Click Annotate if it's not already selected, and the annotations toolbar will appear below.
Annotation Options:

  • Highlight: Makes text stand out with your choice of colors
  • Underline: Underlines the text you select
  • Strikeout: Strikes the text out with a line through the center
  • Squiggly: For spelling and grammar issues
  • Note: Add your comments here
  • Free Text: Add text anywhere
  • Freehand: Draw anything you like
  • Shapes: Make lots of shapes
    • Rectangle (or Square): Draw a box anywhere
    • Ellipse (or Circle): Draw a circle anywhere
    • Polygon: Make a custom shape
    • Cloud: Add a familiar cloud symbol
    • Line: Make a straight line
    • Polyline: Make a series of connected line segments
    • Arrow: Make a straight line with an arrow
  • Insert
    • Signature: Digitally sign your name
    • Rubber Stamp: Some pre-made stamps for common uses
    • Stamp: Overlay an image file from your computer
    • File Attachment: Attach another file to this one
    • Callout: Easy callout template
  • Undo: Infinite Undo
  • Redo: Infinite Redo
  • Erase: Erases Annotations but not the original document

Download the annotated file:

You can download in any of these locations:

  • In the top right corner of the preview window.
  • At the bottom of the page:
  • Or in the Files menu:
The annotated version will always be PDF format.
Download the original file:

Click on the down-arrow menu next to your file and select Download without Annotations.

You have now annotated your file, reviewed the annotation options, and downloaded the file.

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