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Preview in Snow Leopard, like its predecessors, gives you the ability to add annotations to PDF documents. This lets you collaborate with coworkers by commenting and marking up documents directly on the PDF themselves without worrying about altering the layout of the original document. You can still find the Annotation tools under Tools > Annotate, but this was and still is kind of a cumbersome way to access the tools you will need to draw arrows, or circles, or ovals, or highlight strike-through or underlined text. New to Preview and Snow Leopard is the Annotation toolbar which you can turn on by clicking the Annotate button and you can see that the Annotation toolbar appears at the bottom of the Preview Window.
And this gives you quick access to all the Annotation tools. So now I can select the Oval tool and draw an oval, move it around a little bit and highlight some text. I can add a note. So as you can see it's so much quicker and efficient to use this toolbar than it is to select each Annotation tool from the Tools menu. And you may find yourself using Preview's Annotation tools much more often now.
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