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New PDF Comment 11: Cloud Tool (See Example PDF and Example PDFill Project File  )

You can use this tool to draw a series of connected lines that are closed. The last line always connects back to the first line to form a completely closed shape. The closed cloud comment adds a special border for making more prominent markups with option of cloud intensity. The  Cloud tool gives you more control and flexibility. When opened, they display a pop-up window containing the text of the associated note to explain each drawing in more detail.

1. Steps on how to create a PDF comment using Cloud Tool:

or click the Cloud Tool button in the Comment Toolbar

To edit the curve path, right-click the curve and the following menu comes up:

To delete a point, move the cursor to an existing point; To add a point, move the cursor to a segment.

To erase parts of the drawing, select the Curve Eraser Tool and drag across the point or segment of the drawing that you want to remove. Click the mouse button to erase.

2. Access the properties:

3. Set the properties:

Here is the list of the properties.

Text String the content text string to be displayed for the annotation.
Spell Checker Verify the spelling of words in the text string box.
Author The author of the annotation.
Subject Text representing a short description of the subject being addressed by the annotation.
Thickness The thickness of the line segments.
Border Color The color for the line segments.
Cloud Intensity A number describing the intensity of the effect. Suggested values range from 0.1 to 10.
Fill Color The filling color is for the closed clouds.
Opacity The constant opacity value to be used in painting the annotation. This value applies to all visible elements of the annotation in its closed state (including its background and border) but not to the popup window that appears when the annotation is opened. The opacity vary from 0.0 (no contribution) to 1.0 (maximum contribution).
Printable on PDF If clear, it will display and not print onto the page; If set, it will display and print onto the page.

Position (Left, Right, Top, Bottom)

The X and Y coordinate of the box to define the position of the field.

Set this field as default

If set, the new object will have the same properties as this one.

4. Screenshot:

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