GuideHow to annotate any website or pdf with Helperbird

A step by step guide.

  • Today we will walk you through how to to do it.
  • First, you will need to download Helperbird and install it on your browser.
  • You can use it on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
  • Now that you have it installed, visit any website
  • Once it is open, you will need to turn on the Highlight menu.
Step one of how to use immersive reader in Google docs
Step one of how to use immersive reader in Google docs

  • Now highlight any text on the webpage you`re on. You should see a popup menu along the top of what you highlighted.
Highlight the text you want to use in Immersive reader.
Highlight the text you want to use in Immersive reader.

  • In the highlight menu, click the note icon; a sticky note will appear on the page.
Click the first book icon in the toolbar to load immersive reader.
Click the first book icon in the toolbar to load immersive reader.

  • Now you can type any notes or text. You can also make it bigger, smaller and change colour. It will autosave too.
Click the first book icon in the toolbar to load immersive reader.
Click the first book icon in the toolbar to load immersive reader.

  • Thats how you use the annotate feature in Helperbird.

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What is Helperbird?
Helperbird is your all in one accessibility extension that gives you the features to make the web more accessible and productive. Providing you text to speech, OCR, dyslexia support, dictation, immersive reader, overlays, annotate any website, picture dictionary, Reader mode, and more.
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What browsers does Helperbird run on?
Currently Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Edge. Coming soon on macOS Safari extension and iPad.
I have a suggestion!
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Does Helperbird and OpenDyslexic work on Google Docs?
Yes! Google Docs currently doesn't support some fonts like OpenDyslexic. So we built CSS and support for these fonts.
What if I have more questions?
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