Directions for use of Annotation Extension for Mozilla Firefox


  1. After you click to download link, you must confirm installation and restart Firefox.
  2. For automatic updates it's recommended to add our server to your Browser - Tools - Preferences - Security - Allowed Sites - Software installation.

Connecting to the server

  1. Click to extension icon on addon bar.
  2. Click to sesstings icon (with gear wheel) on the right upper corner of extension panel and in section Server set up the server address and port. For local testing, address is localhost and port is probably 8080, for our public testing server it is a and port is 8080
  3. Close settings and fill in login and password (for our server we can supply it, for local testing it can be found in the database table user - details are in section about server).

Creation of an simple annotation

  1. Select range of annotated text by mouse.
  2. Select type of annotation (described later).
  3. Optionally you can fill in textual content of annotation (your note).
  4. Save annotation (click to icon with paper with green plus sign on the right).

Selecting type of annotation

Structuring of annotations

Templates for attributes

Viewing of annotations

Annotations of whole document


Section Others in settings dialog (setting of colors of highlighting)