5.2. Add text comments and pop-up notes

Enrich PDFs with your thoughts and ideas by typing them in the margins. Text comments in PDF Expert are searchable so you can easily find them later. You can also add pop-up notes with your comments to provide additional value to a document.

How to add text comments to PDF files:

  1. Open a file.
  2. Tap Annotate on the toolbar.
  3. Select Text .
  4. Tap where you want to insert the text.
  5. Type your text. At the top of the keyboard, you can select a font, its weight and size, text and background color.
  6. Tap Done to save the note.


Note: To undo the changes, tap on the toolbar. If you need to redo your edits, tap and hold and select Redo.

Alternatively, you can tap and hold on the page and select Text in a pop-up menu.

To change an existing text note, tap it and select Edit in a pop-up menu. You can tap and hold the text note to move it.

To remove the note, tap it and choose Delete in the pop-up menu.

How to create pop-up notes in PDFs:

  1. Open a PDF document.
  2. Select Annotate on the toolbar.
  3. Tap Note. On iPhone, scroll the toolbar to the right to access the Note tool.
  4. Tap where you want to insert a pop-up note.
  5. Type your text.
  6. To change the note color, tap the color wheel at the bottom left.
  7. Tap Done.
  8. You can tap and hold the bottom right corner of the pop-up note to move it.

Alternatively, you can tap and hold on the place where you want to add a note and select Note in a pop-up menu.

To edit a pop-up note, just tap it. If you want to delete a note, open it and tap the trash can icon.

Tip: You can add your frequently used tools to Favorites so you can always keep them at hand. Learn how to create your own toolset in PDF Expert.

In PDF Expert, you can conveniently view and manage all your annotations in one place. Learn more about the Annotation Summary.




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