B2.1 How do I import a PDF?

Blrt allows you to import vector PDF documents from various sources.

From Dropbox

Note: Dropbox integration requires the free Dropbox app to be installed on your device. Be sure the media you have selected is the correct file format (.PDF, .png, .jpeg, and .jpg).

  1. Start a new Blrt.  
  2. When the 'Add pages to Blrt' screen appears, tap the 'add page' button (a page with a '+' in the middle). 
  3. When the 'Add media' screen appears, select PDF. 
  4. Tap the 'Dropbox' icon on the 'PDF' screen, that will take you into the Dropbox application where you can select the image or PDF you wish to add.
  5. Once selected, Blrt will download the media and add it as a page (or pages) in your Blrt.

From the Cloud

  1. Start a new Blrt.  
  2. When the 'Add pages to Blrt' screen appears, tap the 'add page' button (a page with a '+' in the middle). 
  3. When the 'Add media' screen appears, select PDF. 
  4. Tap the 'iCloud drive' icon on the 'PDF' screen, that will take you into your device's iCloud Drive where you can select the application you wish to add a PDF from.  
  5. Select the PDF you want to add to your Blrt.
  6. Once selected, Blrt will download the media and add it as a page (or pages) in your Blrt.

From URL

  1. Start a new Blrt.  
  2. When the 'Add pages to Blrt' screen appears, tap the 'add page' button (a page with a '+' in the middle). 
  3. When the 'Add media' screen appears, select PDF. 
  4. Tap the 'URL' icon on the 'PDF' screen, that will take you to the 'URL' screen where you can type in or paste the PDF's URL.
  5. This will take you to the URL you have entered and you can chose to capture some or all of the PDF from the website.
  6. Once selected, the PDF will be added as a page (or pages) in your Blrt.

From email

  1. Open the email containing the PDF you want to import in your Mail app.
  2. Preview the PDF, and tap the 'Open in...' icon.
  3. Select 'Open in Blrt'.

From Safari / Chrome

  1. Preview the PDF you wish to import in the browser.
  2. Tap the 'Open in...' icon.
  3. Select 'Open in Blrt'.

From other Apps

 Note: Only for apps that support PDF

Most apps support PDFs, but they often have a unique way of sharing a PDF through an 'Open in' feature when you tap on the file.

Alternatively you can add PDFs from apps using these steps:

  1. Start a new Blrt.  
  2. When the 'Add pages to Blrt' screen appears, tap the 'add page' button (a page with a '+' in the middle). 
  3. When the 'Add media' screen appears select to add an PDF. 
  4. Tap the 'iOS locations' icon on the 'PDF' screen, that will take you to your devices apps that support PDF's where you can select the app containing the PDF you wish to add to your Blrt.
  5. Once selected Blrt will download the media and add it as a page (or pages) in your Blrt.

*Note: If you do not see the application you would like to download your PDF from listed and it is a application that supports PDF's, select the 'More' tab on the 'iOS locations' menu. Here you are able to manage the locations you want Blrt to gain access to.

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