Installation

There are a couple of installations of Hypothesis to choose from:

If you want to annotate and comment on documents then install our browser extension.
If you wish to install Hypothesis on your own site then head over to GitHub.

Annotation Types

There are a few types of annotations that can be created with the application:

Notes

Create a note by selecting some text and clicking the button

Highlights

Highlights can be created by clicking the button. Try it on this sentence.

Replies

You can reply to any annotation by using the reply action on every card.

Privacy

Annotations are either public and visible to everyone or private and visible only to you.

Public

These annotations are visible to everyone both in the document itself and our public stream.

Private

Private annotations are visible only to you when logged in.

Show/Hide Highlights

Use the button to toggle highlight visibility on a page.

Sharing a page

Use the button to get a sharable link to the page with annotations.

Resources

Show and hide the sidebar using the button