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.
Pointer to a character string to be updated with the annotation object's character string.
Pointer to a variable to updated with the text length.
|SUCCESS||The function was successful.|
|< 1||An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.|
To use this function:
Declare a variable of type L_SIZE_T and pass the address of the variable as the
Pass NULL for the
The length will be returned in the variable *puLen
Allocate a buffer of *puLen + 1
Call the function again passing the address of the buffer for pText
The text of the annotation object is returned in the buffer
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
For an example, refer to L_AnnSetText.
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