Feature Request: Improved Text-Editor in PDF Annotation Bubbles

edited June 26, 2021
I love the new built-in PDF reader. However, I wish you could add 3 more features to the built in note annotation bubbles.

1) Add buttons to underline and strikethrough text in notes annotation bubbles.

This should be fairly straightforward by adding new entries to the "actions" array: https://github.com/zotero/pdf-reader/blob/65bb0ea542/src/components/editor.js#L131. After all, underlining and strikethrough are already supported by Document.execCommand(): https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Document/execCommand

2) Support for keyboard shortcuts to bold, underline, and italicize text in the notes bubble. Possibly keyboard shortcuts to superscript / subscript text as well.

3) Support for writing LaTeX in note annotation bubbles.

See https://forums.zotero.org/discussion/comment/385574
  • @chrisyeh96 Thanks for suggestions.

    1) We are considering to add underline formatting option, but we have to be careful with new options to maintain compatibility with other Zotero parts.
    2) Yes, we will add keyboard shortcuts for some common formattings.
    3) The same as 1), and we don't even have LaTeX in notes yet.
  • +1 would appreciate these features as well, noting that LaTeX is now supported in the beta builds
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