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Insert pictures, files, and videos

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You can add pictures, files, and videos to your notes to create interactive notebooks.

Insert a picture

  1. Tap or click where you want to add a picture on the page.

  2. Select Insert > Pictures and select From File.

  3. Find the picture you want and select Open.

Insert a copy of a file

  1. Select Insert > File.

  2. Select Insert as Attachment.

  3. Select the file and select Open.

Insert a PDF Printout

  1. Select Insert > File.

  2. Select Insert PDF Printout.

  3. Select the file and select Open.

Insert a video

  1. Find the video you want online.

  2. Copy the video URL from the address bar.

  3. Select where you want it on the page, and paste it.

You can select the link to play the video back at its source or select the Play button on the embedded video and watch it right in your notes.

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You can add pictures, files, and videos to your notes to create interactive notebooks.

To add a picture, tap or click where you want to add it.

Select Insert > Pictures and select From File.

Find the picture you want and select Open.

To attach a copy of a file, select Insert > File.

Then select Insert as Attachment.

Select the file and select Open.

Or, select Insert PDF Printout.

You can also insert videos in your notes.

Find the video you want online, copy the video URL from the address bar, and then select where you want it on the page, and paste it.

You can select the link to play the video back at its source or select the Play button on the embedded video and watch it right in your notes.

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