Pdf annotation capacity on Mac coming to iOS?

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Per
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Pdf annotation capacity on Mac coming to iOS?

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Hi,

With the risk of sounding completely spoiled, I wonder if there are any plans to get the same amazing annotation capacity that you recently launched on the Mac-version of Bookends also to the iOS-version? You know, marking and just selecting if you want to highlight, quote, make a note, etc. To be totally honest, I have been spoiled by that functionality, making it so simple extracting quotes, notes and all into my workflow; from reading directly in Bookends, to its note stream, and either directly to correct citations in my manuscripts in Word or Scrivener, or via Tinderbox for further analysis... Seamlessly!

Best wishes,
Per

Serge
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Re: Pdf annotation capacity on Mac coming to iOS?

Post by Serge »

It will be difficult to adopt the same UI on iOS, because we are using a third party PDF component. It’s really well configurable, but it’s not easy to include this level of integration. Some parts will be improved, and it’s the next task I will look into after the next release of Bookends for iOS.
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Re: Pdf annotation capacity on Mac coming to iOS?

Post by Per »

It will be exciting to see what you can do and it sound great that you have it on the to-do list. It is the “quote” and “notecard” functions that are most appealing, as they enter the annotation directly in the note stream. I’ll keep my fingers crossed that they are doable.

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