An Overview of the Annotation Toolbar
Meet the Annotation Toolbar
There are a lot of different ways you can mark up scripts in Scriptation so let's start from the top. When you first open Scriptation, this is what your Annotation Toolbar will look like.
However if you press and hold on the tools that have a small caret next to the icon, you can expand the toolbar to access additional tools, like this...
TIP: The toolbar will expand/contract depending on your screen size and/or iPad orientation. So, if you ever don't see a tool you need, keep in mind that it might be minimized in one of the carrot icons.
What do all the tools do?
Text Marking Tools
Highlight - Highlight along text.
Underline - Underline along text.
Squiggle - Underline with a squiggle line.
Strikethrough - Cross out text.
Text - Type your notes with a keyboard.
Sticky Note - Attach small collapsible notes.
Free Draw Ink Tools
Drawing - Free write or draw with ink annotations.
Freeform Highlight - Write or draw with a highlight maker.
Arrow - Create an arrow.
Line - Create lines.
Ellipse - Draw the perfect circle.
Rectangle - Box around sections.
Image - Insert reference photos directly into your document.
Sound - Insert audio clips into your script.
Stamps - Use preset or custom stamps for quick notes that you use a lot.
Saved Annotations - Save annotations that you use repeatedly do you don't have to keep writing them.
Eraser - Erase ink annotations.
Selecting Multiple Annotations
Selection Tool - Group selected annotations to merge into one movable shape or delete.
Undo / Redo
Undo - Erases last change made.
Redo - Restores any action that has been undone.
Toggled On - Apple Pencil will be used for Annotating
Toggled Off - Apple Pencil will NOT be used for Annotating
Close out the Toolbar
Close - Tap X to exit Annotation Mode.
Positioning the Toolbar
Toolbar Reposition - Move the Toolbar to the top, right, or left of the screen.
Why aren't the Annotation tools recognizing text in my script?
Using the Style Palette
How to hide/find the Top Menu
Updated on: 22/09/2022