How to use markup in OS X Yosemite

By | November 7, 2014

Apple has touted more than hundreds of features for its latest version of OS X Yosemite and Markup feature is one of the added new feature which let you to perform edit and glossary to the PDF or image file inside Apple’s Mail application instead of doing the edits separately in the preview. For this first you need to make sure that Markup has been enabled on your Mac in new extensions of system Prefs. If you don’t know what the extensions on OS X are, they are the plugins which can be made by the developers to offer the services to other applications.

How to use markup in OS X Yosemite

To check whether Markup is enabled on your system.

  1. Open System preferences on your OS X Mac.
  2. Now check for Extensions and click on it.
  3. Now in the left hand pane, click on Actions option and check whether markup is enabled or not.

Once you have confirmed that Markup feature is enabled on your Mac device, then follow the below steps and know how to use it.

  1. Now launch the Mail app on your Mac device which is running on OS X 10.10 Yosemite version.
  2. Create the new email and click on the compose icon in the top left corner.
  3. Attach any image by clicking on the paperclip icon which is present on the top right corner. You can even drag and drop an image on to the Mail and attach it to the mail.
  4. After attaching the images, hover your mouse cursor over it and now a drop down arrow will appear in the top right corner and now click on arrow and select Markup.
  5. Use any of the tools to add texts, insert shapes and magnify the part of an image and after it is done, click on done in markup toolbar. Now compose you email and send it. That’s it.

Note that the Markup can be used for the items which you are sending to others.

Author: Peter Jacksonn

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