The Sound annotation tool allows you to add a sound annotation to a
page either from an existing file (.au, .aiff, or .wav sound file) or
a microphone recording.
Creating a Sound Annotation
- Select the Sound tool by clicking the on the
toolbar, going to Comments > Multimedia
> Sound, or using the shortcut key Ctrl + Alt + S
(Command + Alt + S on Mac) (Ctrl + Alt +
Shift + S on Linux)
- Note: If
the multimedia annotation tools are grouped you may need
to click on the down arrow to
the right of the current active multimedia tool to select the
tool you need.
- Click on the page where you would like to add the sound annotation.
Once placed the Sound properties dialog will be displayed showing
the microphone recording tools.
- Alternatively, you can attach an
existing file by clicking Load File and then browse to the file
you wish to attach. (only .au, .aiff, or .wav files are supported)
- Select a microphone and then click the button
to start recording and the
to stop recording. To listen to the recording click on the button
- Once finished click on OK to save and create the sound annotation
To access the Sound annotation properties or listen to the audio double
click on the sound annotation, right click (Mac: Ctrl + Click) on the
annotation and choose Properties in the mouse menu, or click on the edit
button on the Mini
Toolbar. The Sound annotation contains the following property settings.
Icon Color - The color of the sound annotation icon
Sound Properties - The properties of the attached audio file or recording
- Allows you to play the attached audio file
- Stops the playing audio