Using Notes and Highlights

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About Notes and Highlights

Bookshelf allows you to create custom notes and highlights that will sync automatically.  Once synced, your notes will be available to you on any of your internet enabled devices.  You can also choose to share any or all of your notes and highlights with your classmates that use Bookshelf and have the same books that you do. 

Making Highlights

To create a highlight: Tap and hold your finger on a word. Drag the end point to select all the text that you want to highlight. Then tap 

Adding Notes

To create a note with a new highlight: Tap and hold your finger on a word. Drag the end point to select all the text that you want to highlight and make a note. Then tap  on the pop-up. The edit note pop-up will appear.  Make your note and tap the  button.  Lastly, tap  to be taken back to your book.

To create a note with an already existing highlight: Tap on the highlighted text in the book then tap  on the pop-up. The edit note pop-up will appear.  Make your note and tap  button.  Lastly, tap  to be taken back to your book.

Change Highlighter

You can change the highlighter color to remind you about exam materials or information that needs more clarification. Tap on the highlighted text in the book and then tap  on the pop-up. Then tap on the highlighter you wish to use.

Removing Notes and Highlights

It is possible to delete a highlight, a note, or a note and highlight.

Removing a highlight: Tap on the highlighted text in the book and then tap  on the pop-up, your highlight will be deleted.

Removing a note: Tap on the highlighted text with an associated not in the book and then tap , tap the then tap , and tap . Then tap  and  to be returned to your book.

Removing a note and highlight: Tap on the highlighted text with an associated not in the book and then tap .  A pop-up will appear asking to confirm deleting the highlight and associated note.  Tap  to delete the highlight and note.

 

 

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