Canvas allows you to add annotations to PDF files for assignment submissions.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Tap the Assignments link.
Note: You may need to swipe your screen to view Assignments in the menu.
On the toolbar you can manage your annotations.
To format text, tap and hold the Text Formatting icon .
To add a note, tap the Note icon .
To add drawings, tap and hold the Drawing icon .
To move the toolbar, tap and hold the drag handle , and move it to the new location. The toolbar can be relocated to either side of the screen.
To return to the previous screen, tap the Close icon .
Use Text Formatting Options
The Text Format option allows you to highlight  and strikethrough  text.
Use Note Options
The Note option allows you to add a note or comment . The Free Text option allows you to type text .
Select My Files
To submit the PDF, tap the Submit Assignment button . Then select the course  and assignment  for your submission. To confirm your selections, tap the Next link .
Note: You can also upload the PDF to your personal files by tapping the My Files button .