Documents for PDF .NET Edition
GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf Assembly / GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.Annotations Namespace / AnnotationBase Class
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    AnnotationBase Class Members
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    The following tables list the members exposed by AnnotationBase.

    Public Properties
     NameDescription
    Public PropertyGets or sets the annotation’s appearance state, which selects the applicable appearance stream from an appearance sub-dictionary. Note! If you change this property then GcPdf will NOT automatically generates appearance content streams in AppearanceStreams. See PDF specification for more details.  
    Public PropertyGets the AppearanceStreams object that allows to define this annotation's appearance streams.  
    Public PropertyGets the list of embedded files associated with this GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.Graphics.FormXObject.  
    Public PropertyGets or sets the text to be displayed for the annotation or, if this type of annotation does not display text, an alternate description of the annotation’s contents in human-readable form. In either case, this text is useful when extracting the document’s contents in support of accessibility to users with disabilities or for other purposes.  
    Public PropertyGets the GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.GcPdfDocument owning this annotation.  
    Public PropertyGets or sets the flags specifying various characteristics of the annotation.  
    Public PropertyGets or sets a value indicating whether the annotation can be deleted or its properties (including position and size) can be modified by the user. However, this flag does not restrict changes to the annotation’s contents, such as the value of a form field.  
    Public PropertyGets or sets the annotation name, a text string uniquely identifying it among all annotations on its page.  
    Public PropertyGets or sets the GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.Page that contains this annotation.

    Note that an annotation may be referenced by several pages. In that case this property returns the first element in the Pages collection.

    When setting this property, the following applies:

    • If the new value is null, this annotation is removed from all pages.
    • Otherwise, this annotation is assigned exclusively to the specified page.

     
    Public PropertyGets the list of pages that reference this annotation.  
    Public PropertyGets or sets the annotation rectangle, defining the location of the annotation on a page.  
    Public PropertyGets or sets arbitrary data associated with the current annotation.

    Note that this data is runtime only and is not persisted in the PDF.

     
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    Public Methods
     NameDescription
    Public MethodCreates an instance of GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.Graphics.FormXObject that can be used to define the annotation's appearance stream.

    Note that when this method is called, the annotation must already have been added to the document, otherwise an exception will be thrown.

     
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