#include "l_bitmap.h"

L_LTANN_API L_INT L_AnnGetAutoTextLen(hObject, uItem, puLen)

Gets the length of the current character string for a menu or dialog box item associated with automated annotations.



Handle to the annotation automation object.

L_UINT uItem

Constant that specifies the menu or dialog box item, which appears when the user presses the right mouse button. For lists of constants and their default values, refer to the following:

L_SIZE_T *puLen

Pointer to unsigned integer variable that this function will update with the length of the item's current character string.


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


Once you know the length of the automated menu item, retrieve the text by calling L_AnnGetAutoText.

Use L_AnnSetAutoText to modify the text.

Before calling this function, you must declare an unsigned integer variable. Then, pass the address of the variable in the puLen parameter. This function will update the variable with the length of the automation item's character string.

Required DLLs and Libraries


Win32, x64.

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