LAnnotation::GetFillMode

#include "ltwrappr.h"

L_INT LAnnotation::GetFillMode(puFillMode, pnAlpha)

L_UINT * puFillMode;

pointer to a variable to be updated with the fill mode

L_INT * pnAlpha;

pointer to a variable to be updated with the alpha value

Gets the fill mode and alpha of the specified annotation object.

Parameter Description
puFillMode Pointer to a variable to be updated with the object's fill mode constant. Possible fill mode values are:
  Value Meaning
  ANNMODE_TRANSPARENT [0] Transparent
  ANNMODE_TRANSLUCENT [1] Translucent
  ANNMODE_OPAQUE [2] Opaque
  ANNMODE_ALPHA [3] Alpha
pnAlpha Pointer to a variable to be updated with the objects alpha value. This is only valid if the fill mode puFillMode is updated with is ANNMODE_ALPHA. Possible values range from 0 255 where:
  Value Meaning
  0 Transparent background.
  255 Opaque background.

Returns

SUCCESS

The function was successful.

< 1

An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.

Comments

use this function to get the fill mode settings for annotation objects.

The following figure displays rectangle annotation objects using different alpha values:

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Before calling this function, you must declare a variable of data type L_UINT. Then, pass the address of the variable in the puFillMode parameter. This function will update the variable with the annotation object's fill mode constant. If the returned fill mode is ANNMODE_ALPHA, then there is also a corresponding alpha value (0..255). To get the alpha value, declare a variable of type L_INT and pass the address for the pnAlpha value. If you do not want the alpha value, pass NULL for the pnAlpha value. Note that if the returned fill mode is anything other than ANNMODE_ALPHA, then there is no corresponding alpha value.

The ANNMODE_ALPHA parameter allows you to declare the amount of transparency of the annotation background. The alpha value can be between 0 (completely transparent) and 255 (completely opaque) inclusive.

To see the possible fill modes and patterns, refer to Illustration of Fill Options for Annotations.

Note that the LAnnotation::SetROP2 function and the LAnnotation::SetFillMode function affect each other. If you set uFillMode to ANNFILLMODE_OPAQUE, then uROP2 cannot be ANNROP2_AND. If you set uFillMode to ANNFILLMODE_TRANSLUCENT, then uROP2 has to be ANNROP2_AND. If you set uFillMode to ANNFILLMODE_TRANSPARENT, uROP2 can be anything.

Required DLLs and Libraries

LTANN

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

Platforms

Win32, x64.

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