#include "l_bitmap.h"

L_LTIVW_API L_INT EXT_FUNCTION L_DispContainerSaveAnnotation(hCellWnd, pFileName, nSubCellIndex, nStartPage, uFlags)

L_HWND hCellWnd;

handle to the cell window

LPTSTR pFileName;

output file name

L_INT nSubCellIndex;

index into the image list attached to the cell

L_INT nStartPage;

the page number of a multi-page file

L_UINT uFlags;


Saves the annotation of the specified cell or sub-cell to a file.

Parameter Description
hCellWnd A handle to the window that represents the cell on which the function's effect will be applied.
pFileName Character string that contains the name of the file to save.
nSubCellIndex A zero-based index into the image list attached to the cell specified in nCellIndex. This sub-cell contains the image the annotation that will be saved. Pass -2 to refer to the selected sub-cell. If the cell contains 1 frame then the nSubCellIndex should be 0.
nStartPage The page number of a multi-page file, which can contain more than one image.
uFlags Flag that is used to determine the way of saving the annotation. Possible values are:
  Value Meaning
  CONTAINER_FILE_CREATE [0x00000000] Create a file.
  CONTAINER_FILE_APPEND [0x00000001] Append an existing file.
  CONTAINER_FILE_REPLACE [0x00000002] Replace the annotation in the index nStartPage in the existing file with the new annotation.
  CONTAINER_FILE_INSERT [0x00000003] Insert the annotation in the index nStartPage in the existing file.



The function was successful.

< 1

An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.


This function saves the annotation to an XML file. To load the saved annotation file use L_DispContainerLoadAnnotation.

Required DLLs and Libraries

For a listing of the exact DLLs and Libraries needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.

See Also


L_DispContainerSetAnnotationContainer, L_DispContainerAnnToRgn, L_DispContainerGetSelectedAnnotationAttributes, L_DispContainerSetAnnotationCallBack, L_DispContainerGetAnnotationCallBack, L_DispContainerGetAnnotationContainer, L_DispContainerSetAnnotationCreatedCallBack, L_DispContainerLoadAnnotation, DISPCONTAINERANNOTATIONCALLBACK, DISPCONTAINERANNOTATIONCREATEDCALLBACK


Image Viewer Cells


Image Viewer Functions: Working with Annotations


This example copied the annotation container of the sub-cell when user right clicks on it, and paste the annotation container on the sub-cell that the user click on it using the left mouse button.

#define MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(pFileName) TEXT("C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\LEADTOOLS Images\\")pFileName 
static L_INT EXT_CALLBACK MouseCallBack(HWND hCellWnd, 
L_UINT                 uMessage, 
L_VOID *               pUserData) 
      case WM_LBUTTONUP: 
         L_DispContainerLoadAnnotation(hCellWnd, MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(TEXT("IMAGE1.CMP")), pCellInfo->nSubCellIndex, 0, 0); 
      case WM_RBUTTONUP: 
      L_DispContainerSaveAnnotation(hCellWnd, MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(TEXT("Test.cmp")), pCellInfo->nSubCellIndex, 0, 0); 
   return SUCCESS; 
L_INT DispContainerSaveAnnotationExample(HDISPCONTAINER hCon) 
   L_VOID *                   pOldUserData; 
   L_INT nCellIndex = 0; 
   HWND hCellWnd = L_DispContainerGetCellWindowHandle(hCon, nCellIndex, 0); 
   L_DispContainerGetMouseCallBack(hCellWnd, &oldCallBack, &pOldUserData); 
   L_DispContainerSetMouseCallBack(hCellWnd, MouseCallBack, hCon); 
   return SUCCESS; 

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