iPad pencil for gospel library

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wmetzelar
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iPad pencil for gospel library

Postby wmetzelar » Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:48 pm

I'm curious....

Does anyone with an iPad Pro use the Apple Pencil to be able to write notes in the gospel library app?

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Re: iPad pencil for gospel library

Postby sbradshaw » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:16 am

Gospel Library doesn't currently have a way to store handwritten notes. iOS 11, coming later this year, will make working with handwriting on iOS a little easier, but there would still be some work to be done in Gospel Library (and the back-end sync service) if it were to eventually support handwriting.
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Re: iPad pencil for gospel library

Postby chrishaleua » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:12 am

I am not as interested in sorting handwritten notes. I just want to use the Apple Pencil to do basic highlighting. Is that possible?

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Re: iPad pencil for gospel library

Postby sbradshaw » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:29 pm

chrishaleua wrote:I am not as interested in sorting handwritten notes. I just want to use the Apple Pencil to do basic highlighting. Is that possible?

Highlighting is possible with the Apple Pencil, but only in apps that support it (like Apple's iBooks). Unfortunately, Gospel Library doesn't support it. You could send it in as a feature request using the Send Feedback button in Gospel Library settings.

EDIT: Actually, it looks like you can select text and create highlights with the Apple Pencil by long-pressing to select a word, then dragging the selection handles – the same as using your finger. But there's nothing special beyond that.
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Re: iPad pencil for gospel library

Postby RGPolson » Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:07 pm

This would be a great feature at some point Not really looking for needing OCR for any notes, but for making notes like you do on paper scriptures this would be nice. Ready to beta test if it ever makes it into the feature list.

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Re: iPad pencil for gospel library

Postby bjohnson01 » Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:22 pm

Just curious if this has any more traction?

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Re: iPad pencil for gospel library

Postby glbrim » Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:06 pm

I would like to use the iPad pencil to take notes or record thoughts wile studying “Come Follow Me”. Any chance that would be possible?

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Re: iPad pencil for gospel library

Postby WRC55 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:55 pm

You can use your Apple Pencil with Come, Follow Me. Go into Come, Follow Me for Individuals and Families. You will note that there is a PDF download for that. You can download the PDF and load it into a PDF editor. You can then use your pencil to make annotations, highlights, etc.


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