iPad Pro Can the pencil be used to highlight text in iBooks?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by random person, Dec 26, 2015.

  1. random person macrumors 6502a

    Feb 28, 2008
    I have a fantasy that I can use the iPad Pro pencil to highlight just as I would a yellow highlighter marker. This way I can have complex photography software books in iBooks and mark them up just as I would a hard copy of the book. I find highlighting with a finger swipe not as convenient and would prefer to use the pencil.
    Does it work that way? Many thanks!
  2. PattyMc macrumors regular


    Mar 7, 2012
    Yes, just tap a word with your pencil and hold, a bubble comes up with several options as to what you wish to do, i.e.; highlight, copy, share, make a note etc.
  3. random person thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Feb 28, 2008
  4. chfilm macrumors 65816


    Nov 15, 2012
    How cool would it be if you could just draw on words like with a regular pencil??

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