Viewing and Editing PDFs
Mountain Lion is a whiz at opening, viewing, editing, and creating PDF files. Because I covered opening files earlier in this chapter, I concentrate on viewing and editing them in this section. The creation of PDFs is covered later in this chapter.
To get started, you need to open a PDF, as described earlier.
To annotate a PDF is to highlight, strike through, or underline text that needs to be edited or removed. Annotation also means to add notes or links to a document, or to spotlight an area of the page with an oval, arrow, line, or rectangle. Figure 7.7 shows an example of annotations in a PDF.
To annotate a PDF, do the following:
1. Click and drag the mouse cursor over the text you want to mark up to highlight it.
2. Choose Tools→Annotate.
3. Select which type of annotation to use:
• Highlight Text (+Control+H)
• Strike Through Text (+Control+S)
• Underline Text (+Control+U)
• Add Oval (+Control+O)
• Add Rectangle (+Control+R)
• Add Line ...