5.8. View and export Annotation Summary

PDF Expert 7 gathers all your annotations in one place so you can quickly view and even search through them. This is handy when you need to quickly find the parts of a document you considered important. You can also export all your annotations as a separate file to focus on the most valuable things.

How to view the list of annotations and search through them:

  1. Open a file.
  2. Tap at the top right on your iPad or  at the bottom on your iPhone.
  3. Open the Annotations tab on the right.
  4. Here, you can see all your annotations sorted by page number. You can tap an annotation to jump to the corresponding page.
  5. To search for a word or phrase within your annotations, tap the search field and type your query. On iPhone, slightly scroll down to reveal the search field. PDF Expert searches through highlighted and underlined text, pop-up and text notes.
  6. To filter annotations by color, tap the color wheel near the search field and pick a color.

How to export annotations:

  1. Open a document.
  2. Tap at the top right on iPad or at the bottom on iPhone.
  3. Open the Annotations tab on the right.
  4. On iPad, tap Export at the top right. On iPhone, tap Export Annotations.
  5. Name the file and select where to save it.
  6. Choose one of the export options.
    Annotation Summary saves the list of all annotations as an HTML file.
    Annotated Pages creates a new PDF file from the pages containing annotations.
  7. Tap Export.

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