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EndNote: Annotate PDFs

Everything about using EndNote and EndNote Online. Library workshops: Introduction to EndNote for Windows (Online); EndNote Drop-in Sessions


You can annotate and highlight a PDF file in the PDF Viewer Panel. This is also called add sticky notes to a PDF file. Notes and comments you made are searchable in the EndNote program. 

On a PC computer, the sticky notes and highlight icons look like this:              

On a Mac computer, the sticky notes and highlight icons look like this:        


Watch the video to learn how to use PDF viewer to highlight and annotate PDF files: