Temporarily hide all existing essay highlights:
- Mac: press and hold the COMMAND button on the keyboard
- Windows: press and hold CONTROL
Why is this useful?
Normally once a sentence is commented on its highlight blocks any further text selection. Clicking on highlighted text such as:
But if you press and hold CMD on Mac or CTRL on Windows, all essay highlights temporarily disappear for as long as you hold CMD/CTRL.
This allows you to select the underlying text in order to create a new free comment: