GroupDocs.Annotation 20.5.0

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET is a lightweight and yet powerful library which offers a wide range of graphics, text and watermark annotation types. Apply annotation to a document and export results into desired format. Annotate PDF, DOCX/DOC, PPTX/PPT, XLSX/XLS, JPG, PNG, TIFF, VSDX/VSD, ODT, ODS, ODP, EML, HTML and many others formats, collaborate, comment and review documents with GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET API.

Features:
   * Graphics annotations
       - Area – marks an area with a rectangle and adds notes to it;
       - Arrow – draws an arrow on a document;
       - Distance – measures a distance between objects in a document;
       - Point – sticks comments to any point in a document;
       - Polyline – draws shapes and freehand lines;
       - Redaction – fills black rectangle with fixed position (used if you want to hide some text);
       - TextField – adds rectangle with a text inside;
       - Ellipse – draws elliptic annotation in a document.
   * Text annotations
       - Highlight – highlights and comments selected text;
       - Replacement – replaces original text with user’s text;
       - Strikeout – marks text with a strikethrough styling;
       - Underline – marks text with a underline styling.
   * Watermark annotations
       - Horizontal - adds horizontal text watermark;
       - Diagonal - adds diagonal text watermark.
   * Collaboration
       - Each annotation type support comment collaboration. Add, remove or reply to comments for any annotation.
   * Storage customization
       - Custom interfaces for input/output/cache data are provided. This way any type of storage can be supported – Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, Windows Azure and others.

Supported document formats:
   * Portable Document Formats - PDF (PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b, PDF/A-2a);
   * Microsoft Word documents - DOC, DOCX, DOCM, DOT, DOTX, RTF;
   * Microsoft Excel spreadsheets - XLS, XLSX, XLSM, XLSB, CSV;
   * Microsoft PowerPoint presentations - PPT, PPTX, PPS, PPSX;
   * Microsoft Visio diagrams - VSD, VSDX, VSS, VST;
   * Open Document formats - ODT, OTT, ODS, ODP;
   * Image - TIFF, TIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP;
   * Email - EML;
   * Autocad - DWG, DXF;
   * Markup - HTM, HTML.

For more details on the GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET API, please visit product website at: https://products.groupdocs.com/annotation/net

Note: GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET will run in evaluation mode. In order to test full features of the product, please request a free 30-day temporary license.

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Install-Package GroupDocs.Annotation -Version 20.5.0
dotnet add package GroupDocs.Annotation --version 20.5.0
<PackageReference Include="GroupDocs.Annotation" Version="20.5.0" />
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paket add GroupDocs.Annotation --version 20.5.0
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.NET API for Document Annotation

Its an on-premise API that seamlessly integrates document annotation features into your .NET applications. Apply graphic, text and watermark annotations.

Document Annotation Processing Features

  • Import document annotations.
  • Support for adding, removing or replying to annotation comments.
  • Export annotated document back to its original format.
  • Render document pages as images.
  • Generate document thumbnails or document image preview.
  • Support for default cache (local disk) or custom cache (Amazon S3,Dropbox etc.).
  • Get list of supported file formats.
  • Fetch document information, such as, page count & file size.
  • Extract annotations from a document and serialize to XML format.
  • Remove previously added annotations from a document.
  • Update specific annotation properties (size, color etc.).

New Features in Version 20.5

  • Implemented managing different versions of annotated documents for Images and Diagrams.

Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes

Starting from version 20.5 several Save methods overloads are added for user convenience. Now you can call Empty Save to save documents as input file for annotator. If you need to add some options, you may call Save method with only one parameter - SaveOptions, it will do the same as empty but will consider your options.

For the detailed notes, please visit GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 20.5 Release Notes.

Microsoft Office Annotation Formats

Microsoft Word: DOC, DOCM, DOCX, DOT, DOTM, DOTX, RTF
Microsoft Excel: XLS, XLSB, XLSM, XLSX
Microsoft PowerPoint: PPT, PPTX, PPSX, PPS
Microsoft Visio: VSD, VSDX, VSS, VST

Other Annotation Formats

Portable: PDF (PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b, PDF/A-2a)
OpenDocument: ODT, ODS, ODP
Images: TIF, TIFF, JPG, JPEG, PNG, BMP
AutoCAD: DWG, DXF
Email: EML
Web: HTML
Others: DCM

Supported Graphic Annotation Types

Area: marks an area with a rectangle
Arrow: draws an arrow on a document
Distance: measures a distance between objects in a document
Ellipse: draws elliptic annotation in a document
Point: sticks comments to any point in a document
Polyline: draws shapes and freehand lines
Resource Redaction: fills black rectangle with fixed position
TextField: adds rectangle with a text inside

Supported Text Annotation Types

Highlight: highlights and comments selected text
Link: adds a hyperlink to the document
Replacement: replaces original text with user’s text
Strikeout: marks text with a strikethrough styling
Text Redaction: fills part of text with black rectangle
Underline: marks text with an underline styling

Supported Watermark Annotation Types

Diagonal: adds diagonal text watermark
Horizontal: adds horizontal text watermark

Supported Platforms

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET supported platforms are listed below:
.NET Standard 2.0: Any type of .NET Standard 2.0 application is supported (since Q4 2019).
.NET Framework: Any type of .NET Framework version 2.0 (or later) application is supported - ASP.NET, Web Services, WinForms, WPF and others. Full support for 32-bit and 64-bit.
Windows Azure: GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET runs on Windows Azure.
Mono: You can use GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET to build applications with Mono.

Getting Started with GroupDocs.Annotation for .Net

Are you ready to give GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET a try? Simply execute Install-Package GroupDocs.Annotation from Package Manager Console in Visual Studio to fetch & reference GroupDocs.Annotation assembly in your project. If you already have GroupDocs.Annotation for .Net and want to upgrade it, please execute Update-Package GroupDocs.Annotation to get the latest version.

Please check the GitHub Repository for other common usage scenarios.

Use C# Code to Save Annotation-only Pages of PDF File

// for this example input file ("input.pdf") must have at least 10 pages
using (Annotator annotator = new Annotator(“input.pdf”))
{
    AreaAnnotation area = new AreaAnnotation()
    {
        Box = new Rectangle(100, 100, 100, 100),
        BackgroundColor = 65535,
        PageNumber = 1
    };
    EllipseAnnotation ellipse = new EllipseAnnotation()
    {
        Box = new Rectangle(100, 100, 100, 100),
        BackgroundColor = 123456,
        PageNumber = 9
    };
    annotator.Add(new List<AnnotationBase>() { area, ellipse });
    annotator.Save(“result.pdf” new SaveOptions { OnlyAnnotatedPages = true});
}

Product Page | Documentation | API Reference | Examples | Blog | Free Support | Temporary License

.NET API for Document Annotation

Its an on-premise API that seamlessly integrates document annotation features into your .NET applications. Apply graphic, text and watermark annotations.

Document Annotation Processing Features

  • Import document annotations.
  • Support for adding, removing or replying to annotation comments.
  • Export annotated document back to its original format.
  • Render document pages as images.
  • Generate document thumbnails or document image preview.
  • Support for default cache (local disk) or custom cache (Amazon S3,Dropbox etc.).
  • Get list of supported file formats.
  • Fetch document information, such as, page count & file size.
  • Extract annotations from a document and serialize to XML format.
  • Remove previously added annotations from a document.
  • Update specific annotation properties (size, color etc.).

New Features in Version 20.5

  • Implemented managing different versions of annotated documents for Images and Diagrams.

Public API and Backward Incompatible Changes

Starting from version 20.5 several Save methods overloads are added for user convenience. Now you can call Empty Save to save documents as input file for annotator. If you need to add some options, you may call Save method with only one parameter - SaveOptions, it will do the same as empty but will consider your options.

For the detailed notes, please visit GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET 20.5 Release Notes.

Microsoft Office Annotation Formats

Microsoft Word: DOC, DOCM, DOCX, DOT, DOTM, DOTX, RTF
Microsoft Excel: XLS, XLSB, XLSM, XLSX
Microsoft PowerPoint: PPT, PPTX, PPSX, PPS
Microsoft Visio: VSD, VSDX, VSS, VST

Other Annotation Formats

Portable: PDF (PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b, PDF/A-2a)
OpenDocument: ODT, ODS, ODP
Images: TIF, TIFF, JPG, JPEG, PNG, BMP
AutoCAD: DWG, DXF
Email: EML
Web: HTML
Others: DCM

Supported Graphic Annotation Types

Area: marks an area with a rectangle
Arrow: draws an arrow on a document
Distance: measures a distance between objects in a document
Ellipse: draws elliptic annotation in a document
Point: sticks comments to any point in a document
Polyline: draws shapes and freehand lines
Resource Redaction: fills black rectangle with fixed position
TextField: adds rectangle with a text inside

Supported Text Annotation Types

Highlight: highlights and comments selected text
Link: adds a hyperlink to the document
Replacement: replaces original text with user’s text
Strikeout: marks text with a strikethrough styling
Text Redaction: fills part of text with black rectangle
Underline: marks text with an underline styling

Supported Watermark Annotation Types

Diagonal: adds diagonal text watermark
Horizontal: adds horizontal text watermark

Supported Platforms

GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET supported platforms are listed below:
.NET Standard 2.0: Any type of .NET Standard 2.0 application is supported (since Q4 2019).
.NET Framework: Any type of .NET Framework version 2.0 (or later) application is supported - ASP.NET, Web Services, WinForms, WPF and others. Full support for 32-bit and 64-bit.
Windows Azure: GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET runs on Windows Azure.
Mono: You can use GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET to build applications with Mono.

Getting Started with GroupDocs.Annotation for .Net

Are you ready to give GroupDocs.Annotation for .NET a try? Simply execute Install-Package GroupDocs.Annotation from Package Manager Console in Visual Studio to fetch & reference GroupDocs.Annotation assembly in your project. If you already have GroupDocs.Annotation for .Net and want to upgrade it, please execute Update-Package GroupDocs.Annotation to get the latest version.

Please check the GitHub Repository for other common usage scenarios.

Use C# Code to Save Annotation-only Pages of PDF File

// for this example input file ("input.pdf") must have at least 10 pages
using (Annotator annotator = new Annotator(“input.pdf”))
{
    AreaAnnotation area = new AreaAnnotation()
    {
        Box = new Rectangle(100, 100, 100, 100),
        BackgroundColor = 65535,
        PageNumber = 1
    };
    EllipseAnnotation ellipse = new EllipseAnnotation()
    {
        Box = new Rectangle(100, 100, 100, 100),
        BackgroundColor = 123456,
        PageNumber = 9
    };
    annotator.Add(new List<AnnotationBase>() { area, ellipse });
    annotator.Save(“result.pdf” new SaveOptions { OnlyAnnotatedPages = true});
}

Product Page | Documentation | API Reference | Examples | Blog | Free Support | Temporary License

Release Notes

https://docs.groupdocs.com/display/annotationnet/GroupDocs.Annotation+for+.NET+20.5+Release+Notes

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
20.6.0 68 6/26/2020
20.5.0 199 5/29/2020
20.4.1 298 4/27/2020
20.4.0 208 4/13/2020
20.2.0 352 2/28/2020
20.1.0 217 1/31/2020
19.12.0 330 12/24/2019
19.11.0 276 11/29/2019
19.10.0 308 10/28/2019
19.9.0 270 9/25/2019
19.6.0 1,010 6/27/2019
19.4.1 795 5/14/2019
19.4.0 186 5/6/2019
19.3.0 1,054 3/28/2019
19.1.0 1,010 1/28/2019
18.12.0 1,200 12/5/2018
18.10.0 539 11/5/2018
18.9.0 448 10/3/2018
18.8.0 386 8/28/2018
18.7.1 406 8/6/2018
18.7.0 411 7/16/2018
18.6.0 475 6/14/2018
18.5.0 380 5/21/2018
18.4.0 432 4/16/2018
18.3.0 449 3/13/2018
18.2.0 434 2/7/2018
18.1.0 398 1/19/2018
17.12.0 736 12/7/2017
17.11.0 444 11/2/2017
17.10.0 409 10/2/2017