Have you ever wanted to highlight an object on a set of drawings or specs and the highlighter tool automatically switches to a text cursor (highlight text only)?


i.e.  ends up happening when I really want à


Follow to steps below to modify the highlighting option:

  1. To do highlighting freehand when there text items around, hold the CTRL key while hovering and it will change your cursor from a text cursor to the highlighter icon. While holding Ctrl, left-click to start highlighting and it will be free-hand (not limited to text).

  1. To do highlighting in a straight line, hold the SHIFT key before left-clicking and you will end up with straight line highlights, semi-freehand.

  1. To do highlighting in a straight line AND near text fields, hold the SHIFT + CTRL keys before left clicking and you will end up with straight line highlights, semi-freehand