When you highlight something in a hard copy of a book, it’s permanent. You have to be careful to make sure you highlight only what’s extremely important to you so you don’t ruin the book. That’s what so awesome about the highlighting feature in WORDsearch. With twelve different pen colors and two underline styles, you can highlight to your heart’s content – and remove at any time. You can also assign a legend to each color to create different meanings when you are reading. This can be especially helpful in precept type studying, or if in the long term you want to always mark mentions of the Holy Spirit as “blue underline.”
To get started, here’s the buttons we mention in this post.
Now, here are some simple tips to help you take advantage of this feature.
To choose between normal highlighting and underline highlighting:
1. Click the down arrow to show the highlighting menu and click on your desired style.
To highlight text
1. Use the cursor to select the text that you want to highlight; click and drag so that the text’s background indicates it is selected.
2. Click on the Highlight button (see below for what it looks like) on the toolbar.
To assign legend text
Click the down arrow to show the highlighting menu and click on “Edit Legends…” or click on the Options menu, select Settings, then select Highlighting.
To remove the highlight
1. Select the text you want to un-highlight.
2. Click on the Highlight button.
To extend the highlighted area
1. Click inside the highlighted area; hold down the left mouse button as you drag the mouse arrow outside the highlighted area.
2. Click on the Highlight button on the toolbar.
To change the text’s highlight color
1. Change the Highlight Pen color by clicking on the Down Arrow (see below)
2. Select the highlighted text.
3. Click on the Highlight button.
Have you set up a highlighting legend? Let us know in the comments below!