#include "l_bitmap.h"

L_LTIVW_API L_INT EXT_FUNCTION L_DispContainerGetAnnotationContainer(hCellWnd, nSubCellIndex, PhAnnContainer, uFlags)

Gets the annotation container for the specific frame.


L_HWND hCellWnd

A handle to the window that represents the cell on which the function's effect will be applied.

L_INT nSubCellIndex

A zero-based index into the image list attached to the cell specified in nCellIndex. This sub-cell contains the image that contains the annotation container. Pass -2 to refer to the selected sub-cell.

HANNOBJECT * PhAnnContainer

Address of the variable to be updated with the handle to the annotation object that is found at the specified point.

L_UINT uFlags

If uFlags contains CELL_ANNOTATION_INCLUDE_TEXT, the image viewer will replace the annotation text with default text. The default text has a fixed size regardless of the scaling of the image inside the medical viewer.


Value Meaning
SUCCESS The function was successful.
< 1 An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.


This function gets a copy of the annotation container. You must free it once it is no longer needed.

This function gets the annotation container. To set the annotation container use L_DispContainerSetAnnotationContainer.

Required DLLs and Libraries

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This example will copy the annotation container from the specified sub-cell clicked by the user using the left mouse button, and paste the annotation container on the specified sub-cell clicked by the user using the right mouse button.

HANNOBJECT hContainer; 
static L_INT EXT_CALLBACK MouseCallBack(HWND hCellWnd, 
                                        L_UINT                 uMessage, 
                                        pDISPCONTAINERCELLINFO pCellInfo, 
                                        L_VOID *               pUserData) 
   case WM_LBUTTONUP: 
         L_DispContainerGetAnnotationContainer(hCellWnd, pCellInfo->nSubCellIndex, &hContainer, 0); 
   case WM_RBUTTONUP: 
         L_DispContainerSetAnnotationContainer(hCellWnd, pCellInfo->nSubCellIndex, hContainer, 0); 
   return SUCCESS; 
L_INT DispContainerGetAnnotationContainerExample(HDISPCONTAINER hCon) 
   L_VOID *                   pOldUserData; 
   if (L_DispContainerGetCellCount(hCon, 0) == 0) 
      MessageBox(NULL, TEXT("you must at least have one cell added to the viewer"), TEXT("No Cell attached"), MB_OK); 
      return FAILURE; 
   HWND hCellWnd = L_DispContainerGetCellWindowHandle(hCon, 0, 0); 
   L_DispContainerGetMouseCallBack(hCellWnd, &oldCallBack, &pOldUserData); 
   L_DispContainerSetMouseCallBack(hCellWnd, MouseCallBack, hCon); 
   return SUCCESS; 

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