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Notability

for the iPad is an all-in-one note-taking app that allows you to handwrite or type your notes with ease. Notability also gives you the option to annotate PDF files or include audio and pictures in your note.

Notability for iPad


Download Notability ........................................................................................ 1 Launch the App .................................................................................................. 2 Main Page ............................................................................................................ 2 Creating a New Note ......................................................................................... 3 Editing Your New Note .................................................................................... 3 Customizing the Pencil and Highlighter .................................................... 4 Customizing the Settings (Theme, Paper Color and Lines, Fonts) .... 4 Organizing Notes ............................................................................................... 6 Sharing Notes ..................................................................................................... 7 Importing Documents ..................................................................................... 7

Download Notability
1. Go to the App Store on your iPad and search for Notability. 2. Download and install Notability. Education Services 1

Notability for iPad

Launch the App


1. Locate the app icon on your iPad.

2. Press the icon to open. You can now begin using the app.

Main Page
The main page of Notability opens showing your notes, which can be organized by Category (think Folder) and Subject (think 3-ring binder).

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Notability for iPad Creating a New Note


From the Main Page, select Create a New Note and a new note will be created.

Editing Your New Note


1. The new note will open with the default name of Note with Current Date. To change the name, simply click on the name to open the ability to edit. The date and time the note was created will remain in the note information line.

2. To begin taking notes, simply select your preferred method of note taking. Click anywhere in the note window and begin. Typing Pencil Hi-Lite Eraser Scissors

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Notability for iPad Customizing the Pencil and Highlighter


By double-clicking on the Pencil or the Highlighter, you will have the ability to edit the color and width of the stroke.

Customizing the Settings (Theme, Paper Color and Lines, Fonts)


1. From the Main Window, click on the "Settings Spoke to access the settings menu. This will allow you to change the Theme, Default Paper, and Text Settings

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By clicking on the Select a Theme line, you will be able to change how the Notability App appears on your iPad. Please select the Theme of your choice and select Done.

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3. By clicking on the Default Paper line, you will be able to change how the paper for you notes appears.

4. By clicking on the Font lines, you will be able to change the default fonts for your notes.

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Organizing Notes
From the Main Window, select the + in the list of notes. Category equals a main folder. Subject equals a 3-ring binder of your notes. Individual notes can be saved in Subjects within the Categories.

Example: Innovative Spaces is a Category and the three green binders are my subjects.

To move notes between subjects, please select Edit in the upper left corner, then simply drag and drop your note into the correct subject. Once you are finished, click Done. While in Edit mode, you may also duplicate notes or delete notes. Education Services 6

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Sharing Notes
While in a note you may share, via email, your current note. Simply select the Share button in the upper left corner of your note. Select the format and click Email Note.

Importing Documents
First, decide where you want the document or documents placed. Create subjects for your materials to go under and title them appropriately. You can create multiple subjects. *Note: The files will color code.

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Choose the subject you want to import or file the documents. *Note: You will see the arrow tip and the title at the top showing which subject is selected.

Choose the icon or picture from the upper-right hand corner with the arrow that looks like it is entering the box. Choose Dropbox in the Import From window. Education Services 8

Choose the folder you want to import. For example, touch the iPad folder in the Import from Dropbox window. If there are subfolders, you may choose one as well from the Import from Dropbox window.

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Select Import/Folder Name button. Click Import. Notice the window that will tell you how many files will be imported. For example, there are 20 notes in this folder. You will see Importing Notes. *Note: It could take a few minutes depending on how many files are being imported. Education Services 9

Once the import is complete, a confirmation window will appear. When you have completed this step for each subject and imported all your notes, you will be able to see how many notes exist under each subject.

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