Professor: Annotating your Slides (New Top Hat)

Annotating Using a Computer
While presenting your slides through Top Hat you can make use of our annotations feature to mark-up your slides and draw your students' attention to something. To activate this feature click on the the pen icon in the bottom centre of your screen to reveal the feature's menu. 

Clicking the pen on paper icon will display for you the colour choices you have for your annotations. The icon that resembles three stacked lines will provide your options for the weight of the line you'll annotate with. Clicking the undo arrow icon will, well, undo your most recent annotation, whereas the final icon is that of an eraser and clicking this icon will clear all of your annotations from your slide.

Annotations will be displayed on your projected screen as well as your students' devices!

 

Annotating Using the iPad App
You can also make use of our annotation feature when taking advantage of our professor iPad application! To do so, click on the pen icon in the bottom left corner of your screen to reveal the annotations menu. 

Annotations can be made on your slide using your finger or a stylus - the choice is yours!

You also have the ability to select various settings from the annotations menu. The icon that resembles three stacked lines will provide your options for the weight of the line you'll annotate with. Tapping on the circle icon to the left of that will allow you to select the colour for your annotations. The undo arrow icon will undo your most recent annotation, whereas tapping the eraser icon will toggle on the eraser function for you and tapping on any previous annotations will remove them.

 

Annotating Using the Android App
You can also make use of our annotation feature when taking advantage of our professor Android application! To do so, click on the pen icon in the bottom left corner of your screen to reveal the annotations menu. 

Annotations can be made on your slide using your finger or a stylus - the choice is yours!

You also have the ability to select various settings from the annotations menu. The icon that resembles three stacked lines will provide your options for the weight of the line you'll annotate with. Tapping on the icon immediately to the left of that will allow you to scroll through the colour choices you have for your annotations. Lastly, the eraser icon will toggle on the eraser function for you and tapping on any previous annotations will remove them.

Support
Should you require further assistance with Top Hat, our Support Team is here to help! You can contact us directly by way of email (support@tophat.com), the in app support button, the red Can’t find what you are looking for? Ask Support! banner at the bottom of this page, or calling us at 1-888-663-5491.

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