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Add a free text annotation to a PDF in C++

To add a free text annotation to a PDF Document page.

PDFDoc doc(filename);
Page page = doc.GetPage(1);

// Create a free text
Annots::FreeText txtannot = Annots::FreeText::Create( doc, Rect(100, 100, 350, 500)  );
txtannot.SetContentRect( Rect( 200, 200, 350, 500 ) );
txtannot.SetContents( UString("\n\nSome swift brown fox snatched a gray hare out of the air by freezing it with an angry glare."
                        "\n\nAha!\n\nAnd there was much rejoicing!"	) );
txtannot.SetCalloutLinePoints( Point(200,300), Point(150,290), Point(110,110) );
txtannot.SetBorderStyle( Annot::BorderStyle( Annot::BorderStyle::e_solid, 1, 10, 20 ), false);
txtannot.SetEndingStyle( Line::e_ClosedArrow );
txtannot.SetColor( ColorPt( 0, 1, 0 ) );

Add or edit PDF annotations sample
Full code sample which shows how to add or edit PDF annotations (e.g. hyperlink, intra-document link, stamp, rubber stamp, file attachment, sound, text, free-text, line, circle, square, polygon, polyline, free text, squiggly, caret, and ink).

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