Highlighting & PDF Drawings
Song One offers a number of annotation tools. Portions of the text in both native Song One documents and PDF documents can be highlighted. You may also add drawings and handwritten annotations to PDF documents.
When an annotated PDF document is tranformed into the native Song One format its annotations/drawings are discarded.

Highlighting Text

(Native Song One Documents)

Tap/Click on the pencil tip icon in the docked toolbar to access the highlighting tools. (If the docked toolbar is not visible tap/click on the three dots in the right corner of the bottom toolbar.)
The bottom toolbar will change:
Tap/Click on the pencil tip icon in the bottom toolbar to enable the highlighting mode.
Select the desired text area.
The text will be highlighted after a brief delay (specify the delay in Song One's settings/preferences):
Additional passages may be highlighted. (Tap/Click on the pencil tip icon to disable the highlighting mode.)
Tap/Click on the pencil eraser icon to remove the added markings.
Select the desired text area.
The markings will be removed after a brief delay. (Tap/Click on the pencil eraser icon to disable the eraser when done.)

Highlighting Text & Drawing Annotations

(PDF Documents)

Tap/Click on the pen tip icon in the docked toolbar to access the annotation tools in the bottom toolbar. (If the docked toolbar is not visible tap/click on the three dots in the right corner of the bottom toolbar.)
The icons of the bottom toolbar will change:
Tap/Click on the icon to the left of the bottom toolbar and select an annotation type in the pop-up menu.
  • Select 'Pencil' to add handwritten notes.
  • Select 'Pen' to add drawings.
  • Select 'Ellipsis' to draw outlines to be auto-converted into ellipses.
  • Select 'Marker' to highlight areas.
Tap/Click on the pencil tip icon in the bottom toolbar to activate the annotation mode.
Change the annotation type as needed while you add drawings to the PDF document:
The position of the PDF document will lock in place whenever the annotation mode is active. To scroll to a different position deactivate the annotation mode by tapping/clicking on the pencil tip in the bottom toolbar.
You may tap/click on the colored dot in the center of the bottom toolbar to specify a color for a new annotation.
A color picker will appear:
The selected color will format your next annotations. Note: The color of existing annotations cannot be changed.
Tap/Click on the pencil eraser icon and tap/click on an annotation to remove it.
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