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Annotating docs on your computer...

Anne Dalke's picture

Okay, folks, I think I've found what we've (well, I've) been looking for (ta dah!):
a way that you can read the articles for this class (all your classes?) on your computer,
and annotate the electronic text, without having to print anything out.

These are the steps that worked for me:
1) download (the free) Adobe Reader X from
2) open up one of the pdfs assigned for class reading
3) The Comment & Markup toolbar doesn’t appear by default, so either
select View > Comment > Annotations, or click the Comment button in the Task toolbar.
This will make both the highlighting and the sticky notes functions available, so go to town!
4) There are tutorials on how to use other features @
but, for now, these functionalities are enough for me!
Have fun--

Yours in the service of paper-less-ness
("I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues"),