#include "l_bitmap.h"

L_LTANN_API L_INT L_AnnGetText(hObject, pText, puLen)

Gets the text (character string) of the specified annotation object.



Handle to the annotation object.

L_TCHAR *pText

Pointer to a character string to be updated with the annotation object's character string.

L_SIZE_T *puLen

Pointer to a variable to updated with the text length.


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


To use this function:

Note: The text of the ruler object (which can be retrieved through L_AnnGetText) is the length + unit abbrev. The distance is reset every time the object is changed.

L_AnnGetText can be used to retreive the text from a Rich Text annotation object (ANNOBJECT_RTF). However, no formatting information will be preserved. To retrieve the text with formatting, see L_AnnGetTextRTF.

Required DLLs and Libraries


Win32, x64.

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