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Comment and markup files

To comment and mark up your files:

  1. Display the main menu by tapping the top of the screen.
  2. Tap the comment and markup icon:
  3. Choose one of the action icons in the top menu.

You can also:

Add a comment

To comment and mark up your files, open the annotations menu:

  1. Tap the Comment icon.
  2. Enter a comment in the comment pod.
  3. Choose Save.

Setting a comment author name

To set the name that appears with your comments:

  1. From the device home screen, choose Settings.
  2. Choose Adobe Reader.
  3. In the Author Name field, enter a new name.

Highlight text

  1. Tap the Highlight icon.
  2. Drag over the text to highlight.
  3. To change the highlight appearance, tap the highlighted text and choose Clear, Color, or Opacity.

Strike out (cross out) text

  1. Tap the Strike out icon.
  2. Drag over the text to draw a line through the middle of the text.
  3. To change the strike out appearance, tap the text and choose Clear, Color, or Opacity.

Underline text

  1. Tap the Underline icon.
  2. Drag over the text to underline.
  3. To change the underline appearance, tap the underlined text and choose Clear, Color, or Opacity.

Add new text

  1. Tap the Add Text icon.
  2. Enter text in the text pod.
  3. Choose Save.
  4. If you’d like to change the text, tap the text to delete, edit, change the font size, or set the color.

Draw freehand text and shapes

  1. Tap the Pencil icon.
  2. Draw as needed.
  3. Choose Save.

Add a handwritten signature

  1. Tap the Signature icon. If you have not already created a signature, a screen appears where you can draw a free hand signature.
  2. Tap in the document where you would like to add a signature.
  3. Choose Add Signature.
  4. Set the font, color, and other features. For more detail, see this infographic.

Change your saved signature

If you have not already created a signature, choosing the Signature icon invokes a screen where you can draw a free hand signature. If you already have a signature:

  1. Tap the Signature icon.
  2. Tap anywhere in the document.
  3. Choose Edit Saved Signature.
  4. Change your signature as needed.
  5. Choose Save.

Change the signature appearance

  1. Tap an existing signature.
  2. From the menu, choose Delete, Thickness, Color, or Opacity.

Delete an annotation

  1. Long press the comment or annotation.
  2. When the Open|Delete popup appears, choose Delete or Clear.