Microsoft Edge has a Little Secret

While this has been around for years, the average user isn’t aware of the basic inking capabilities of PDFs inbuilt within Microsoft Edge. Gone are the days when you need to install Adobe Acrobat to fill in a form or sign a document.

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PDF Annotation within Edge

To get started, simply right-click a PDF, Open with and choose Microsoft Edge then hit Draw.

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Options available

Another hidden feature within Microsoft Edge is the ability to highlight text, and add comments to a PDF.

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Highlighting text in Microsoft Edge

With all these inbuilt features most users can get away without installing a 3rd-party PDF reader. If you’re unsure how to make the shift or want to find out more about the benefits of Microsoft Edge within the Microsoft 365 ecosystem email [email protected]

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