O'Reilly logo

Take Control of PDFpen 5 by Michael E Cohen

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

The Markup Tools

One of the most common things you can do with a PDF (other than read it or print it, of course) is mark it up with notes, comments, and additional text blocks. To that end, PDFpen provides a variety of tools.

Note

Persistent tools: The markup tools, and, in fact, all the tools other than the selection tools, are persistent by default. That is, they remain active once you’ve chosen them. For example, if you choose the Text tool (see below), every click on a page creates a new text box until you choose another tool. You can change this default behavior with PDFpen’s General preferences.

We’ll take a look at how to take control of PDF markup later, in Take Notes on a PDF and in Copyedit and Review a PDF, but, for now, here are the markup ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required