Add highlights to scanned documents without text objects.
Note: An area highlight annotation is simply a square annotation with a transparent background and no border (line width = 0).
To access the Area Highlight properties go to the Properties Tab on the toolbar or 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 Area Highlight annotation contains the following property settings.
Line Width - Sets the width of the border line
Style - Sets the style for the border line (i.e. dotted, dashed, cloud, etc...)
Color - Sets the color of the border
Fill Color - Sets the fill color
Transparency - Sets the transparency of the shape
Note / Comment - A note can be added to shapes that will be displayed when hovered over by the mouse
Save as default - When checked this will make the selected appearance settings the default for any new Area Highlights going forward
Locked - When checked prevents the following on the annotation: being moved or resized, editing appearance properties, & deleting the annotation.
Author - Allows you to edit the author
Subject - Allows you to edit the subject
Layer - Only available when the document contains layers. Sets the layer that the annotation belongs to. For more information see Assigning Comments to Layers
This tab will display and changes to the review status of the annotation including Author, Status, and Timestamp. For more details see Setting Status or Check Marks on Annotations