Blackboard Assignment: Annotate a paper


Viewing the Assignment

The Assignment will appear in the browser window.  If an unsupported file format is uploaded, you will be prompted to download it locally to your machine.


  1. Click on Assignment details to expand the details of the Assignment as necessary.
  2. Click on the Expand box chevron icon to collapse the grading panel/expand the Assignment across the screenClick on the Fullscreen iconicon to further enlarge the viewer within the screen.

Screenshot of Bb Annotate Interface


At the bottom of the page, you will find the navigation bar:


Screenshot of the Blackboard annotate paper viewing options

3. Page & outline thumbnail view

4. Navigate between pages

5. Click and grab to move page view

6. Zoom in & out of page

7. Make assignment fill the screen


Using the Inline Grading tools to annotate the Assignment

Important information!Blackboard Assignments have now been migrated to a new improved marking interface, Blackboard Annotate.
Check out our blog post: Blackboard Annotate Quick Start FAQs
and our support article for Blackboard Annotate.


Page last updated on October 27, 2020 by danielbarker

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