How to add text annotation to a PDF file?
Application Type
Traditional Web, Reactive

I wanted to edit a pdf file, add text annotations to it and save it as a modified pdf file. 

Example has been shown in the below image.

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Hi Ajay,

PDF handling is not part of the core OutSystems functionality. If you want to manipulate PDFs, you should take a look at one of the many PDF components in the Forge, and see if there's one that can do the above.

Hi @Kilian Hekhuis ,

Is there any other way to achieve this? Is there any PDF viewers with text annotation functionality?

Thanks.

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I quickly checked, and though there's a Forge component that can extract existing annotations, I can't readily determine whether there's any that allow adding them.

Hello Ajay,

Have you tried this forge component? If not, please try.

https://www.outsystems.com/forge/component-overview/4549/pdfsharp-fillable-pdf

Thanks & Kind Regards,

Sachin

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Hi Sachin,

As far as I can seem, that component is for filling in PDF form fields. The OP here is asking about adding annotations. Are you sure the component you linked to can do this?

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