How to use PDF templates - DESKTOP

HOW TO USE PDF TEMPLATES IN GOODNOTES 4 – DESKTOP

  • This method is tested in iOS 13, 2020.
  • This instruction is for the customers who purchased PDF templates via Etsy shop. And who are willing to download them to your desktop, then move them to the iPad.
  • Goodnotes 5 has been released, and the previous version is no longer available at the app store.
  • If you’re willing to download files to the iPad directly, please go to HERE

You can use almost every PDF printables as a digital template for the Goodnotes and Notability app. I think it’s awesome since I am taking notes in both analog and digital ways. So I’ve made an instruction about downloading and using printables as an iPad digital template.


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STEP 1: Go to Etsy’s website, click ‘Your profile’ then ‘Purchases and Reviews’ 

 

STEP 2: Click ‘Download files’ to save PDF files. If it’s zipped, unzip it first.

 

STEP 3: Save PDFs to the cloud service you’re using. Dropbox, iCloud, and Google Drive are popular options. 

 


OPEN IN GOODNOTES 4 APP

STEP 1: Open Goodnotes app, and click ‘Template Library’

 

STEP 2: Click ‘Edit’ and ‘+’ button, then choose the cloud service you’ve saved the template. Locate to the folder and click the PDF you’d like to import. 

You’ll be able to see the template on the library now.

 

STEP 3: Create new notebook, choose your covers and note template. You’re all set!

 

 

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