How Do I Highlight A PDF On A Mac?

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How do I highlight a PDF on a Mac?

The answer is “maybe”. With respect to text, there are several sorts of PDFs (in my experience; I’m no expert). One sort is just a text document which has been saved as a PDF; for those, you can highlight the text in the usual way (click and drag) — unless it has been “copy protected”. If that’s the issue, google around for possible ways to “unlock” it. A second sort is comprised of images (i.e. just “photographing” the pages). For those, there is simply no text to be highlighted — it’s like trying to copy the text off a billboard in a photo. If that’s the issue, perhaps you can manage some way to do OCR on the pages. A third sort is like the second, plus the image of the text has been somehow converted to a text stream, perhaps by some sort of OCR process, or simply by a person reading the text content of the image and keying it in. That text is then put on an “invisible” layer which resides behind the image, overlapping the visible (but uncopyable) image of the text. This may seem silly, but it allows presentation of the document with its visible appearance being that of the original, while allowing copying (by making use of the content of the “invisible” layer). This sort of PDF should allow click-drag copying, although the highlighted area may not align exactly with the visible text.

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Here are some of the features that you can avail in the Mac version. The app is pretty much like Chrome's built-in annotation tools with this, however the interface does feel a tad clunky compared to Chrome's. • Add notes to scanned documents including a page number, the date, the date range, the name of the document, and even the page range of the scanned page. • Mark text, text objects, and images (up to 3 megabytes) so that you can highlight them later on. To do this, you can use simple click & drag commands to select and arrange the items. • The app includes various tools for copying and pasting multiple documents. You can save the documents with any name, and then select those documents when you import them into Photoshop or any other tool. • The Mac version has a few other useful functions like a page counter, a.

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