What can I do with an image based PDF media file?

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1. Open the PDF

If it is not imported yet, follow these steps to import it.

2. Select the page you would like to excerpt and code

Select the page you would like to excerpt and code

Click Next Page to move one page forward, Previous Page to move one page back.

If you have a specific page number in mind, type it into the Go to Page field and hit Go.

3. To code an image based PDF:

3.1. Make sure Create Mode is checked

Make sure Create Mode is checked

Create Mode enables you to code the image file directly while selecting Edit/View Mode allows you to select excerpts and examine the image

3.2. Select a region you want to code

Select a region you want to code

To select a region, click and drag your cursor until you have highlighted the full region to excerpt. Release when you have selected the area

3.3. Double click codes from your code tree or drag and drop them into the selection info panel to apply them.

Double click codes from your code tree or drag and drop them into the selection info panel to apply them.

4. To zoom into a PDF:

To zoom into a PDF:

Adjust the Zoom setting to zoom in and out of an image. You can then use the scroll bars that appear on the bottom and to the right of the page to change the area in view if you’ve zoomed to the point the entire image is not in view.

5. To adjust hue values of a PDF:

5.1. Click Show Image Controls on the top right.

Click Show Image Controls on the top right.

5.2. Adjust the dials in the Controls window that appears

Adjust the dials in the Controls window that appears

If you would like to return the values to default, click Reset.

6. To edit an excerpt:

6.1. Click Edit/View Mode

Click Edit/View Mode

6.2. Repositioning an excerpt:

Repositioning an excerpt:

Click on an excerpt to select it. Once it is green, you can drag and drop the excerpted region

6.3. Resizing an excerpt:

Resizing an excerpt:

Click on an excerpt to select it. Once it is green, you can grab and drag the bottom right corner to change the size

6.4. Linking a memo to an excerpt:

Linking a memo to an excerpt:

Mouse over an excerpt and click the Memo icon that appears in the top left corner of the excerpted region

6.5. Deleting an excerpt:

Deleting an excerpt:

Mouse over an excerpt and click the Delete Excerpt button that appears in the top right corner or click the excerpt and once green you can delete in the Selection Info panel.

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