Webex Annotations


How do I use the annotation feature in Webex?


To annotate over shared content in a Webex session, take the following steps:

  1. On the bottom toolbar, tap or click the Share button.
    Image showing the bottom toolbar and share button to click.
  2. On the window that appears, select the content to share and then click Share at the bottom. There are several different options:
    Image showing the share content options in Webex.

                  1. Screen or Application.
                  2. File. Upload a file to the whiteboard.
                  3. Whiteboard
4. Camera.

 3. Once in sharing mode, hover over the toolbar at the top and select Annotate.

 Image showing how to access the annotation toolbar on the webex menu while sharing content.

  1. The annotation toolbar will now appear on the left side. Click or tap an annotation tool to get started. In this example, we will select the pen tool. If you are using a touch screen, you may use your finger or stylus to begin writing. If not, use your mouse by holding the left button down as you write.

Image showing annotation via pen tool on the Word document share.

Annotation Toolbar Overview

Image to help visualize the annotation toolbar breakdown in webex.

1. Allow annotation by participants.Click or tap again to revoke permission.
2. Call out arrow or laser pointer.
3. Add text annotation.
4. Draw lines to underline content or call attention.
5. Draw a square, oval, check mark, or x mark.
6. Pen or pencil tool.
7. Change the color of text, lines, shapes, and the pen or pencil tool.
8. Eraser tool to select and delete annotations or clear all.
9. Redo the previous annotation.
10. Save annotations. Note: Annotations not saved are lost after you end the session.
11. Go back to mouse pointer mode.

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