Typing (iOS)

Fill out forms, create outlines, annotate documents, add captions, type reports, and much more.

On iPad

Typing notes

  1. Tap  to enter typing mode.
  2. Tap the screen to place the cursor on a line. This will also show the keyboard.

Highlight text in typing mode:

  1. Tap  to enter typing mode.
  2. Double-tap a word to select it. Drag the selection handle to expand the selection. Tap Highlight in the menu.
  3. To change the highlight color or to remove a highlight, tap a highlighted word and make your selections from the popover.

Please note, this method works for regular text that you typed and for text in PDFs.

Keyboard toolbar

This toolbar provides easy access to essential typing tools.

  • Tap  to select a font. For a larger list of fonts, tap "More Fonts..." in the window.
  • Tap  to change color.
  • Use  to pick or adjust font size.
  • To select an outline type, tap .
  • Use  to style fonts.

Preset font styles

Access up to three different styled fonts quickly.

  1. Tap  to set up a new font style.
  2. To change a preset font, tap and hold .

Customizable toolbar

The keyboard toolbar is customizable, which allows for the most commonly used tools to be immediately accessible.

  • Tap and hold on the toolbar to reveal the entire tool list. Tap and hold on a tool to drag it on and off the keyboard toolbar. This tool list includes outline with bullets , outline with numbers , cursor controls , and recents .

 

On iPhone

Typing notes

  1. Tap the currently selected tool. This will display the other available tools.
  2. Tap  to select the typing tool.
  3. Tap the screen to place the cursor on a line and show the keyboard.
  4. Tap  to close the keyboard.

Keyboard tools

The  provides easy access to essential styling tools. 

  • Tap  to select a font or change the font color. For a larger list of fonts, tap "More Fonts..." in the window.
  • Use + and – to or the slider to adjust font size. 
  • Tap A, B, or C to select that preset font.
  • To change a font color, tap the currently selected font, then tap .
  • Tap  to return to the keyboard.

Outlines

Tap  to take notes in outline form. Choose from either bulleted  or numbered  outline styles. 

Photos

Take a photo or add from your photo album directly to your note by tapping .

 

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