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Highlight the selected text. Works in Pages, Preview, Alternote, DevonThink, Evernote, iA Writer, iA Presenter, LogSeq, Obsidian, PDFpen, PDF Expert, Scrivener and Skim only.
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Highlight PopClip Extension

This extension is a replacement for the PreviewHighlight extension. The intention is to add support for all apps which have a "Highlight" keyboard shortcut.

(Please note: Microsoft Word's highlight feature is not accessible via a keyboard shortcut, so cannot be added.)

List of currently supported apps, by keyboard shortcut


  • Preview
  • PDF Expert
  • Skim
  • Evernote
  • Obsidian


  • Pages
  • Scrivener
  • Logseq


  • Alternote
  • DevonThink


  • iA Writer


  • 17 June 2022: Added support for iA Writer
  • 8 Feb 2022: Added support for Obsidian and Logseq
  • 4 Jan 2018: Added support for Scrivener 3