#include "ltwrappr.h"

virtual L_INT LAnnStamp::GetText(pText, puLen)

L_TCHAR * pText;

character string to be updated

L_SIZE_T *puLen;

address of an integer variable to be updated with text length

Gets the text (character string) of the annotation object.




Character string to be updated with the annotation object's character string.


Pointer to a variable to updated with the text length.



The function was successful.

< 1

An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.


Before calling this function, you must declare a variable as a pointer to a character string. Then, pass the variable in the pText parameter. This function will update the variable with the annotation object's character string.

The LAnnStamp class gets and sets text without formatting. Use the LAnnRTF class to use formatted text.

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.


Win32, x64.

See Also


Class Members


Annotation Functions: Object Properties


L_INT LAnnStamp_GetTextExample(LAnnStamp  * pAnnObject) 
   L_INT nRet; 
   L_TCHAR  * pText; /* The object's text */ 
   HGLOBAL hText; /* Handle for memory management */ 
   L_SIZE_T  TextLength; /* Length of the object's text */ 
   /* Get the length of the current text */ 
   TextLength = pAnnObject->GetTextLen(); 
   /* Add six characters to the length for our new text */ 
   TextLength += 6; 
   /* Allocate and lock a zero-filled buffer for the text */ 
   hText = GlobalAlloc(GPTR,TextLength * sizeof(L_TCHAR)); 
   pText = (L_TCHAR  *)GlobalLock( hText ); 
   /* Get the current text */ 
   nRet = pAnnObject->GetText(pText,&TextLength); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   /* Add " - New" to the end of the current text */ 
   lstrcat(pText,TEXT(" - New")); 
   nRet = pAnnObject->SetText(pText, 0); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   /* Free memory that we no longer need */ 
   return SUCCESS; 

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