PDF editors allow you to fill out PDF forms, add text, and draw images on PDF documents. DocHub has a free extension you can add to your Google Chrome browser. You’ll need to add the DocHub extension to Google Chrome and then create a free DocHub account. Click this link to learn how to add the DocHub extension to Google Chrome and how to create a free DocHub account.
After creating your free DocHub account, you’ll be able to complete a File submissions assignment in Moodle that requires you to edit a PDF file.
Access your course in Moodle and click the assignment name. Here’s an example.
If applicable, click the worksheet name in the assignment description. Here’s an example.
If you’re using the Google Chrome browser and the file was uploaded as a link
When the PDF file opens, look towards the bottom of the page and click Open With DocHub.
If you’re logged into DocHub, the PDF file will open in the application. If you’re not logged in, click Sign in or click Log in to your DocHub and log in.
After logging in, go to the step further down in this article that states, "Use the DocHub editing tools to add your answers to the worksheet."
If you’re using the Google Chrome browser and the file needs to be downloaded to your computer
After you click the worksheet name, the file will begin downloading to your computer.
Select the folder where you want to save the file. If you prefer a folder other than the Downloads folder, then choose another folder and click Save.
Go to https://dochub.com and click Sign in or Log in to your DocHub to log into your free account.
Click New Document to import a new document into DocHub.
Click Upload, locate the PDF file that you downloaded and saved, and then click Open. The PDF file will be imported into DocHub. You can also drag and drop the PDF file into the gray area or click one of the other locations to find your saved document.
Use the DocHub editing tools to add your answers to the worksheet.
For example, to type text, click A and draw a text box where you want to insert your answer.
Type your answer in the text box. You can then move the text box or delete it. Draw another text box somewhere else on the page to enter the next answer.
When finished adding your answers, click the menu icon (1) on the far right side of the page (three horizontal lines), and then click Download / Export… (2).
Select the location (1) in which you want to save the PDF file and then click Download (2).
If you selected Computer, the file will be downloaded and saved to your Downloads folder.
When using the Firefox browser, you can check the box next to Do this automatically for files like this from now on and then click OK. This will save PDF files to your Downloads folder each time you edit a PDF using DocHub.
After you’ve downloaded your worksheet, click Add submission at the bottom of the Moodle assignment instructions.
Under the File submissions area, click Add (the button on the far left). Alternatively, locate the PDF file that you downloaded from DocHub, and then drag and drop the PDF file into the designated space.
Click Upload a file.
Click Choose File.
Locate the folder where you saved the assignment document. Click once on the assignment document and then click Open.
Click Upload this file.
Click Save changes.
After clicking Save changes, look at the Submission status, which will be either Submitted for Grading or Draft (not submitted).
If the Submission status is Draft (not submitted), then you’ll need to click Submit assignment at the bottom of the assignment instruction page. (🞷🞷 See note below.)
🞷🞷 PLEASE NOTE: Before you click Submit assignment, you can edit or remove the submission. Once you click Submit assignment, you can no longer make any changes.
Click Continue to confirm your assignment submission. The Submission status will change to Submitted for grading.