DocuVieware Reference Guide
Reference Guides > JavaScript API > Annotations > AddTextAnnotInteractive

Here is a code example showing how the draw a green text annotation by showing the creation dialog with custom preloaded properties values.

function addTimeStamp() {
    timeStampAppearance = {
        fill: false,
        stroke: false,
        fontStyle: 0,
        foreColor: "#1CA30D",
        opacity: 1,
        text: "Paid by cash",
        alignment: 0,
        lineAlignment: 0
    DocuViewareAPI.AddTextAnnotInteractive("DocuVieware1", timeStampAppearance, true, ["fontName","fontStyle","foreColor","fontSize","text","opacity"]);

Each annotation having its own properties, please refer to the corresponding function documentation below to have a comprehensive list of it.


This function allows you to add a text annotation (annotation type 8) onto a document into the DocuVieware™ viewer.

AddTextAnnotInteractive: function (docuViewareID[, annotationAppearance, showDialog, enabledProperties])


The identifier for the DocuVieware™ instance you want to add the annotation on.
An optional JavaScript object that contains the appearance you want the annotation to have. Annotation properties are listed below.
An optional boolean that let you decide if the annotation dialog should be shown or not (this requires the annotationAppearance to be sent).
An optional string array that let you decide what properties are going to be shown in the annotation creation dialog.

Return Value

1 if error, 0 if success.

Text Annotation Properties

Name Type Default
alignment int 0
autoSize bool false
borderWidth float 0.01
dashCap int 0
dashStyle int 0
fill bool true
fillColor string "#FFFFFF"
fontName string "Arial"
fontSize int 12
fontStyle int 0
foreColor string "#000000"
lineAlignment int 0
opacity float 1
radiusFactor float 0
rotation int 0
stroke bool false
strokeColor string "#000000"
text string "Text"