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🧰 Ebook features and tools

Learn what features you can use while reading books on Perlego such as adding notes, highlights, and bookmarks.

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Take your reading to the next level with tools and features designed to make studying easier and help you get the most out of your learning.


Features and shortcuts

Explore our list of features and tools to find out what's available on our web and app platform.

Keyboard shortcuts are available for the features within the web reader to make navigation even easier when using your laptop or desktop to study.

Icon

Feature

Description

Keyboard Shortcut

Website

Mobile App

Hello

Homepage

Go back to the homepage

⌥ + H or Alt + H

✔️

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Table of Contents

An overview of the book's structure that allows for quick and easy navigation

T

✔️

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Dictionary

Look up the definition of unfamiliar words encountered while reading

D

✔️

Find in Book

Search for keywords throughout the entire book

F

✔️

All your bookmarks saved in one place

B

✔️

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Mark your spot and easily pick up where you left off later

⌥ + B or Alt + B

✔️

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Easy to revisit your highlights and notes later for review

N

✔️

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Generate citations in over 20 styles at a click

R

✔️

or Aa

Settings

Fine tune how you want to see and interact with the text

S

✔️

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Copy text from any books to paste wherever you'd like

⌘ + C or CTRL + C

✔️

Set reading goals and breaks with our in-book timer

✔️

Listen to ebooks at your own pace

⌥ + R or Alt + R

✔️

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Share your spot in a book with friends and classmates

L

✔️

✔️

Scroll book content up

Scroll within sections to view all of the content

↑ (up arrow)

✔️

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Scroll book content down

Scroll within sections to view all of the content

↓ (down arrow)

✔️

✔️

Navigate to next interactive element

Go to next chapter or section

⇥

✔️

✔️

Navigate to previous interactive element

Go to next chapter or section

shift + ⇥

✔️

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*Note: Available features vary slightly based on format and whether you are on the website or mobile app.


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