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How to: Specify the Text Markup Annotation Properties When the Annotation is being Created


Show Me The complete sample project is available at https://github.com/DevExpress-Examples/how-to-specify-text-markup-annotation

This example demonstrates how to specify the text markup annotation properties when the annotation is being created in a document.

To add a markup to text:

  • Select the text;
  • Right-click the text and choose Highlight, Strikethrough or Underline item in the invoked context menu.

When the text markup annotation is being created in a document, the PdfViewer.TextMarkupAnnotationCreating event is raised. In this event, you can specify the annotation properties (for example, the default color used to underline a text using the PdfTextMarkupAnnotationCreatingEventArgs.Color property as shown in the code below).

You can see properties applied to a newly created annotation in the Annotation Properties dialog.

To open this dialog, right-click the annotation and choose the Properties… item in the context menu.

The Annotation Properties dialog is shown below.

The following code shows how to handle the PdfViewer.TextMarkupAnnotationCreating event.

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