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Add text annotation to a document in Python

To add a sticky note (text annotation) to a PDF Document.

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

# Create the sticky note (Text annotation)
txt = Text.Create( doc.GetSDFDoc(), Rect( 10, 20, 30, 40 ) )
txt.SetIcon( "UserIcon" )
txt.SetContents( "The quick brown fox ate the lazy mouse." )
txt.SetColor( ColorPt(0,1,0) )
page.AnnotPushBack( txt )

Add or edit PDF annotations
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, highlight, squiggly, caret, and ink).

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