#include "l_bitmap.h"

L_LTANN_API L_INT L_AnnSetAutoDrawEnable(hObject, fEnable)


 handle to an annotation automation object 

L_BOOL fEnable;

flag that indicates whether to enable or disable automated drawing

Enables or disables automated drawing, using the left mouse button, in design mode.

Parameter Description
hObject Handle to an annotation automation object.
fEnable Flag that indicates whether the left mouse button is used to draw automated annotation objects in design mode. Possible values are:
  Value Meaning
  TRUE The left mouse button is enabled for automated drawing.
  FALSE The left mouse button is disabled for automated drawing.



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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


L_AnnSetAutoMenuEnable, L_AnnGetAutoMenuEnable, L_AnnGetAutoDrawEnable, L_AnnSetAutoText, L_AnnSetAutoHilightPen, L_AnnSetAutoSnapCursor, L_AnnGetAutoSnapCursor


Annotation Functions: Implementing Automation


Annotation Functions: Working with the Toolbar


Implementing Annotations


Automated User Interface for Annotations


Implementing an Automated Annotation Program


Altering Annotation Object Settings


This example toggles between enabling and disabling automated drawing.

L_INT AnnSetAutoDrawEnableExample(HANNOBJECT hAutomation) 
   L_INT nRet; 
   L_BOOL fEnable; /* Is drawing enabled? */ 
   /* Is automated drawing disabled? */ 
   nRet = L_AnnGetAutoDrawEnable(hAutomation, & fEnable); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   if (fEnable == FALSE) 
      MessageBox (NULL, TEXT("Drawing is disabled. It will be enabled"), TEXT("Notice"), MB_OK); 
      nRet = L_AnnSetAutoDrawEnable(hAutomation, TRUE); 
      if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
         return nRet; 
      MessageBox(NULL, TEXT("Drawing is enabled. It will be disabled."), TEXT("Notice"), MB_OK); 
      nRet = L_AnnSetAutoDrawEnable(hAutomation, FALSE); 
      if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
         return nRet; 
   return SUCCESS; 

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