#include "l_bitmap.h"

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

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


L_HWND hCellWnd

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

LPTSTR pFileName

Character string that contains the name of the file to save.

L_INT 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.

L_INT nStartPage

The page number of a multipage file, which can contain more than one image.

L_UINT 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.


Value Meaning
SUCCESS 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

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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.

static L_INT EXT_CALLBACK MouseCallBack(HWND hCellWnd, 
                                        L_UINT                 uMessage, 
                                        pDISPCONTAINERCELLINFO pCellInfo, 
                                        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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