Document Annotation via Java API

Build Java applications to manage various annotation types and to tag & comment your document contents for easy collaboration.

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Java document annotation API

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java

 

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java API provides easy to use document, annotation management, and manipulation functionality to be used in your Java-based business applications. Our Annotation Java API allows you to work with many types of annotations, which include text, polyline, area, underline, point, watermark, resource redaction etc. GroupDocs.Annotation API also offers a comprehensive set of data objects to customize annotation properties as per your requirements, in documents, spreadsheets, presentation slides, CAD & Visio drawings, images, and other supported formats.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Features

 

 

Add Area Annotation in Document and Link Simple & Nested Comments

 

Point to a Particular Content using Arrow Annotation

 

Represent Distance among Objects using Distance Annotation

 

Add Popup Comments to any Place in the Document using Point Annotation

 

Use Polyline Annotation to Connect Sequence of Line Segments, Arc Segments or both

 

Mark Areas in a Document that won’t Change & are Proposed for Redaction

 

Add Gloss to Highlighted Text

 

Fetch Coordinates of Text Annotation in Image Representation of a Document

 

Underline, Strikethrough or Modify Specific Text in a Document

 

Add Text Stamp or Watermark & Text Field in a Document

 

Import & Export Annotations among Word Documents & PowerPoint Presentations

 

Annotate Excel Spreadsheets with Text, TextReplacement, Watermark & Resource Redaction Annotation types

 

Add Polyline, Strikethrough, Underline or Text Annotations to PowerPoint Presentations and Slides

 

Mark Point Annotation in Presentations using X, Y Coordinates

 

Add Strikethrough, Text, Underline or Polyline Annotations to Images

 

Fetch Document Information & Images for Visio Diagrams, such as VSS & VSD

 

Perform Annotation Management Tasks using Data Storage

 

Add, Modify & Delete Annotations & Replies in Data Storage

 

Assign Access Rights to Users for Allowed Annotation Actions

 

Fetch all Annotation of a Document with a Single Function Call

 

Move Location, Configure Properties for Supported Annotation Types

 

SVG Path Parsing support for PDF, Word, Diagrams, Slides and other major document formats

 

Support for adding Watermark Annotation to Word documents and cleanup for Text Replacement

 

Shape Processing support in Diagrams for Text Annotations

 

Save Time by Caching Page Previews of Documents for Faster Processing

 

Easily Annotate Word, Excel and PowerPoint Documents even with Older Formats

 

Display Distance Annotation Captions for Excel, PowerPoint and Diagrams

Configurable Data Object Properties

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java API consists of an extensive collection of data objects with configurable properties, used in data storage. These properties include, Annotation (coordinates, dimensions, type, color, frame style, background color etc.), Annotation Collaborator (ID, document, access rights etc.), Annotation Reply (reply, parent annotation, GUID, message, time etc.), Document (GUID, name, owner, type, access rights etc.), User (ID, nick, email, password, photo etc.).

User Rights Access Management

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java API empowers you to easily manage user rights for accessing annotations. You can assign or revoke user access rights by configuring properties, such as View, Annotate, Download, Export, Delete etc.

Support and Learning Resources

 

GroupDocs.Annotation offers document automation APIs for other popular development environments as listed below: