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Add a free text annotation to a PDF in Java

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

PDFDoc doc = new PDFDoc(filename);
Page page = doc.getPage(1);

// Create a free text
FreeText txtannot = FreeText.create(doc, new Rect(100, 100, 350, 500));
txtannot.setContentRect(new Rect(200, 200, 350, 500));
txtannot.setContents("\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(new Point(200, 300), new Point(150, 290), new Point(110, 110));
txtannot.setBorderStyle(new Annot.BorderStyle(Annot.BorderStyle.e_solid, 1, 10, 20));
txtannot.setColor(new 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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