How to Highlight Text in Pages?

Using pages on Macbook or iMac and want to know How to Highlight Text in Pages in Mac & iPhone, simply follow this guide here.

Hello! Everyone, today we will discuss How to Highlight Text in Pages in Mac & iPhone. If you are a person who works regularly on iPhone & Mac or iPad then you are in a right place.

If you are making a document or project and want some things noticeable or highlighted then you can use this amazing Page application. You can also use other features of this Page application to show any text more noticeable.

How to Highlight Text in Pages?

How to Highlight Text in Pages

You have to follow the whole procedure which is mentioned below if you want to highlight text in Pages on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad.

If you are familiar with the Pages then it is good enough but if you are unfamiliar with the Pages and want to know how apple pages highlight text in your document then follow our process given below step by step it will be easy to use for you.

How to Highlight Text in Pages on Mac?

You have to select any text which you want to highlight with the help of the Page application then you can follow the whole process step by step that is mentioned below to highlight the text in an easy way.

To highlight your selected text in different colors by using the Page application, check out our guide on how to highlight a word in pages.

Follow the whole process step by step to highlight easily:

  1. You have to select the text first by double click to highlight it.
  2. You just have to select the Insert option present in the menu bar.
  3. Now, click on the Highlight option available on the menu bar and then use the shortcuts keys which are Shift +  Command + H on the keyboard by using the Page application to highlight the selected text on the screen.

After following these above steps, you are eligible for appearing at the head of the Page in the Review Toolbar. You can also highlight the other text by selecting that text and clicking on the highlight button available in the Toolbar.

How To Add Comments To Highlighted Text on Mac?

You can easily add any comment while making any highlighted note with the help of the Page application. When you will move your mouse cursor on that highlighted text then a dialogue box of Add a Comment will appear on the screen.

Now, you can type any comment whatever you want in that dialogue box after that click on the Done option to complete the process of adding your comment.

You can also see all the comments for any highlighted text in several ways:

  1. You just have to click on the highlighted text.
  2. You can also click on the note indicator.
  3. You have to click on the arrows presented for the comments in the Review Toolbar.
  4. With the help of the menu bar, you can select the View option and then the Show Comments Pannel option.
  5. With the help of the Toolbar available on the page, you can also select the View option and then the Show Comments Pannel option.

How To Remove Highlights and Comments {How to Highlight on MacBook Pages}?

You can also remove highlights and comments in various methods after adding any comment to the highlighted text. You can follow the whole procedures mentioned below to remove highlights and comments easily:

  1. You have to click on the Add a Comment dialogue box which is appeared after moving the cursor of your mouse on the highlighted text.
  2. First click on the comments panel then deletes all the comments.
  3. Now, select the highlighted text and then click on the Edit option then the Remove highlights and Comments option with the help of the Menu bar.

How To Change the Highlighted Color [How to Highlight Text in Pages Mac]?

In terms of the alliance, each and every person who works on the document, need to highlight the text in different colors.

If you are highlighting the pages by yourself then you can use different colors of your choice to highlight the text to be noticeable.

You can easily highlight any text of your document by clicking on the View option then the comments option and the Changes option and then the Author color with the help of the menu bar.

Now, you can see a dialogue box of the Select a Color, you have to click on it.

How to Highlight Text in Pages on iPhone or iPad?

You have to follow the whole process step by step which is mentioned below to highlight any text in the Page application on your iPhone or iPad or you can also know about How to Highlight a Cell in Pages:

  1. You have to click on the text after that click on the context menu.
  2. In order to highlight any text on your iPad or iPhone, you have to choose any option from the context menu according to your requirement.
  3. In the process of changing the highlight, you have to use the right arrow in the menu and then have to click on it.

How To Add Comments to Highlighted Text?

You have to follow the complete process step by step to add any comments to the highlighted text on your iPhone or iPad in the Pages Mac:

  1. You will see the dialogue box pop up on your screen after selecting the highlighted text. 
  2. You can add any comment in that appeared dialogue box.
  3. You have to hold as well as click on the highlighted context.
  4. Now, choose the Comment option with the help of the context menu option.

You just have to do follow these steps in order to view your comments:

  • First, you have to click on the highlighted context.
  • Then click on the comment.
  • A pop-up dialogue box will appear at the bottom of your iPhone.
  • Now, you have to click on the text on your iPad.

How To Remove Highlights and Comments?

You can follow the simple steps to remove the highlights and comments from IOS:

  1. You have to click on the highlighted context.
  2. Now, you have to click on the delete option at the time of dialogue box appears.
  3. Now, you have to select and hold the highlighted context.
  4. Choose the option of “Remove Highlight”.
  5. Either, you can also use the Remove Highlight and Comment by choosing it with the help of the context menu.

Keyboard Shortcut for Highlighting in Pages for Mac [How to Highlight Multiple Things in Pages]

You have to take help from keystroking for boosting your speed of highlighting in Pages in order to highlight any section of your document. You can follow the easy steps which are mentioned below to highlight the shortcut of the keyboard in Pages for Mac:

  1. You have to select all the text which you want to highlight.
  2. To highlight that selected text, you can simply use the Shift+Command+h button on the keyboard.

To add new highlights to the selected text of your document, you can use one out of these two mentioned above. 

You have to access the other highlighting feature in your opened document to highlight multiple things in Pages.

How to Highlight in Earlier versions of Pages?

By using an older version of the Page application, you can highlight the selected by manually only by changing the color of the background of the selected text of your document.

If you want to explore more new advanced features of the Page application then you have to update your app in order to follow all the above procedures to highlighting the text and removing the highlights, etc.

If you are using an older version of the Page app to highlight the context then you can follow these steps mentioned below:

  1. You have to select the desired text which you want to highlight.
  2. Now, you have to choose a style option by entering the Format section.
  3. Click on the adjustment option.
  4. Now, you have to choose the character to fill color. You can choose any color of your choice from which you want to highlight your text.
  5. You have to repeat the above process by changing the color option to highlight your context.

You can also use the older version of the Page app to highlight your selected text. You don’t really need the new version of the Page app. It just only depends on your choice either you want to explore new features of this app or you can choose the older version.

Removing a Highlight from Pages

You can simply follow our simple procedure to remove any highlights from Pages on your iPad step by step:

  1. First, you have to select the desired text in which you want to remove the highlights.
  2. Click on the Delete option which appears as a pop-up window.
  3. You can repeat these steps to remove the extra highlights from the desired text of your document.  

Removing the highlights from your desired context doesn’t mean that it will remove your text also. It will only delete the extra highlights from the text but not delete the text.

How to Change the Color of Highlighted Text?

You can change the colors of the highlights easily after knowing all the processes of how to highlight text in the Pages app on Mac which are mentioned above. 

You also assign a particular color to the different person in case there are multiple persons are working together on the same document. So that each person can identify the meaning of different highlights.

Follow our complete process step by step to change the color of the highlighted text:

  1. With the help of this method, you can easily change the color of the highlighted text.
  2. By using the menu bar, you have to select the View option.
  3. Now, choose the option of the “Comments and Changes”.
  4. Now, choose the “Author Color” option.
  5. Select the desired color from which you want to highlight the desired text.
  6. By following these steps, you can change the color of the highlighted context.

Final Verdict:

Read our full guide on Highlighting the desired context. You can also find the different processes to highlight any text, how to remove the highlights, exploring the new advanced features of the Page app on the Mac, iPhone, or iPad.

You can simply follow our complete guide and the process step by step to work on the Page app on Mac. But remind one thing, this Page app works only in IOS like Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

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