Skipping in Text

You can skip forward and back in the text by tapping the forward/back buttons at the top of the screen (shown in red). The amount of skipped text depends on the currently selected navigation unit and can be configured with a swipe down on the knob between the arrows (shown in red).

The following navigation options are available:

  • When Progress is selected: drag the progress slider to jump to any part of the text directly. Use the arrows to move the slider by 2%.
  • When Page is selected: tap the page number and enter a new value to jump there directly. Use the arrows to go to the next/previous page.
  • When Time is selected: use the arrows to jump forward/backward by a specific number of seconds. Tap the seconds to change the value.
  • When Search is selected: use the arrows to jump to the next/previous occurrence of the entered query.
  • When Bookmarks is selected: use the arrows to jump to the next/previous bookmark in the text.
  • When Structure is selected: use the arrows to jump to the next/previous word, sentence or paragraph. Tap to switch between structural elements.
  • When Headings is selected: use the arrows to jump to the next/previous heading in the text. Tap to switch between different heading types.
  • Jump directly to a specific word in the text by selecting it and tapping Jump here in the menu.

Skip to a specific word

To skip to a specific word on the current open page, double-click the word or right-click the word and select Jump Here

Skip anywhere in text

To skip to a specific place anywhere in the text scroll or click the progress slider at the bottom of the screen.

Skip to a page

To skip to another page you can:

  • Use the Previous Page and Next Page buttons in the bottom-right corner of the screen
  • Use the Left Arrow and Right Arrow keyboard shortcuts
  • Click the page number in the bottom-right corner of the screen and enter a new page number

Search for a word or a phrase

Click the Change Navigation Unit button in the bottom of the screen, select Search, type the word you are looking for, and press Enter. Use the left and right arrow buttons to move between found words.

Skip by a time interval

Click the Change Navigation Unit button in the bottom of the screen, select Skip by Seconds, and use the left and right arrow buttons to move forward or backward in text. Click the seconds value to modify the time interval.

Skip by headings

Click the Change Navigation Unit button in the bottom of the screen, select Skip by Headings, and use the left and right arrow buttons to move forward or backward in text. You can skip by titles (H1), subtitles (H2), and sub-subtitles (H3-H6). You can also use the keyboard shortcuts 1, 2 and 3 to skip by headings H1, H2 and H3 correspondingly.

Skip by bookmarks, paragraphs, sentences, words

Click the Change Navigation Unit button in the bottom of the screen, select the corresponding option, and use the left and right arrow buttons to move forward or backward in text. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts: P for skipping by paragraphs, S for skipping by sentences, W for skipping by a single word.