There are times
when marking up an electronic document with a graphic is the
most efficient means to convey your ideas. At other times,
directly marking up a document with text is a better choice. The
software we utilize provides a suite of both graphic and text
markup tools that allow you the flexibility to mark up an
electronic document and have these markups saved as annotations.
Marking up electronic documents with graphic markup tools
The graphic markup tools provide several methods for visually
annotating an electronic document. They also allow you to add a
note to the graphic markup, if desired. When selecting a tool,
consider the effect you want:
The pencil tool creates a freeform line.
The rectangle tool creates a rectangular boundary you
can position over text or graphics.
The ellipse tool creates a circular boundary you can
position over text or graphics.
The line tool creates a straight line from two specified
information you convey with this type of annotation can be
purely abstract or highly symbolic. For instance, you might draw
an ellipse as an abstract representation of the workflow process
and attach your comments on the workflow in an associated note.
Or you might draw a rectangle that encloses a graphic and write
your critique on the image in the associated note.
A very useful feature is the use of Sticky Notes, which can be
added to a PDF file. They can be viewed with Reader but will not
print. They are intended to allow an electronic document to be
reviewed by a group of people: there are facilities to
color-code them that are useful to identify quickly a person or
a department. To see an example of a PDF document with a sticky
note attached check out:
Sticky Note Annotations
Setting the custom color option
You can set the color of your annotations. For example, you
might want to change the color of your annotations to make them
easily distinguishable from those of other reviewers in a
document, or you might want to specify a different color for
each type of annotation. The options you select apply to the
current and subsequent annotations of the same type within an
electronic document; they are not applied retroactively to prior
The software provides functionality for editing all types of
annotations. This allows you to make changes and corrections to
annotations, as well as replace them. The software's sort and
display capabilities make it easy to manage annotations from a
number of sources. You can sort annotations by type, author,
date, and page, and selectively display them as groups.
Please feel free to contact
us by phone, 336.824.7011 or MSN Instant Messenger at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any additional
questions regarding our document imaging products or services.
We employ CDIA (Certified Document Imaging Architech)
professionals to answer any questions regarding your document