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Digital Mappa has been made possible by the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the Council on Library and Information Resources, the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, the British Library, Drew University, UW-Madison’s Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, and UW-Madison’s English Department. The project is dedicated to every institution that is making its digital holdings freely available to all – the next generation of Humanities scholarship cannot happen without you.

Creating Highlights
 
Highlights allow you to mark up, annotate and link together image and text documents in a DM 2.0 project.
Creating an image highlight:
  1. Select a highlight color using the drop-down tool at the top left corner of the image document window.

  2. Click to selection one of the rectangle or circle shape icons on the toolbar at the top of the window.

  3. Click and drag the shape to create a new highlight.

 

Using the segmented line tool:

  1. Click to select the segmented-line tool on the toolbar at the top of the image document window.

  2. Single click, or click one time, to create corners of a segmented-line-shaped highlight.

  3. Double click, or click two times, to complete the new highlight.

 

Changing the color of an image highlight:

  1. Click to select the color-dropper tool on the toolbar at the top of the image document window.

  2. Select a highlight color using the tool at the top left corner of the window.

  3. Click to select a highlight to change its color to the selected color.

Editing an image highlight:

  1. Click to select the highlight-resizing-and-moving tool on the toolbar at the top of the window.

  2. Click to select a highlight to begin resizing or moving it.

  3. Click and drag corners to resize a highlight.

  4. Click and drag lines to move a highlight.

 

Creating a text highlight:

  1. Select a highlight color using the drop-down tool at the top left corner of the text document window.

  2. Use your cursor to click and drag over select text you would like to highlight.

  3. Click the highlight tool on the toolbar at the top of the window.