How to Export PDF Annotations to Bear for iPhone
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Highlights extracts highlighted text and other types of annotations from PDFs and lets you export them directly to Bear on your iPhone.
1. Open the PDF document in Highlights
Tap the PDF you want to open in the Highlights document browser:
The PDF opens full screen:
2. Tap on Notes in the top toolbar
This takes you to the notes view:
Your notes contain highlighted text and annotations that have been extracted using specific rules from the PDF.
3. Tap the share icon in top right corner:
This brings up the export menu:
For free users of Highlights, PDF will be the only enabled option in the export menu. Unlock Pro to get access to all options.
4. Select Open Notes in App..
This brings up the app selection menu:
5. Select Bear
Your note opens in Bear.
If you want to change how Highlights export your annotations, you can change what is included and the appearance of your notes in the note format settings.
You can also create your own sorting order for annotations using color categories.