1. Summarize Content
When you’re bombarded with a giant text of content, you can simply highlight key quotes, important phrases, and notable quotes that embody the essence of the article. Summarize the article in a few sentences using highlights.
2. Save Items from Lists
It’s hard to pass by a “27 places you have to visit this Winter while drinking a Starbucks Frappuccino” listicle. Instead of investing your life-savings on visiting every-single location. Simply highlight the most important items on the list. Highlight 5 items from the 27 item listicle.
3. Understand Technical Documents
Your friend John always sends cryptic messages, that require all your focus and your neighbor’s focus to interpret. By highlighting technical sentences one-by-one you can better understand difficult messages. Use highlights to emphasize a certain phrases, for a better understanding.
4. Emphasize Important Lines of Code
Sometimes you only need one line from a Stack Overflow. Highlight that one line of code you need, so you can easily find the code for future reference. Highlights code within the context of the document for better contextual understanding.
5. Deeper Reading
Simply highlight the text while you read. Dragging your highlighting along while you read long-form content is reminiscent of dragging your finger along the page while reading an engaging book. Highlighting helps you keep track of your position and you’ll also have a nice archive of the text you’re interested in.