The Annotate tool
The Annotate tool (3rd icon from bottom on toolbar) has 3 options:
The Cloud shape
There are 2 modes for Text
Non Wrapping Text:
USE WHEN – You want a single line of text without wrapping
Tap on the canvas where you want to start the text and begin typing. The text line will continue to grow without wrapping.
Fixed Width Text:
USE WHEN – You want text to fit with in a constrained width
Press down at a start point
Drag to desired width
Newly created text block will now have a fixed width. When text reaches the defined width end a new row will automatically start
Press down where you want the arrow to start
Continue to press down and drag away
Press down where you want the cloud shape to start
Continue to press down and drag away until desired end point
Depending on which option is selected, there are a number of defaults visual display settings that can be managed here.
Background Color – Provides a color to fill the area behind the text itself. Useful to make the text stand out over the background
Automatic Text Height – This option has two (toggle) states
Toggled on – It will change the text height based on the current zoom level of the canvas.
Toggled off – You will choose a specific size and regardless of current zoom level, it will always appears at that size
Alignment – align text left, center or right justified
Font – Tap to choose from all fonts currently installed on the iPad. This will also allow you to choose from any available font weight such as Regular, Bold, Italic, etc. NOTE – Any font that gets installed on the iPad will appear in this drop down list.