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New PDF Comment 9: Rectangle or Oval Tool (See Example PDF and Example PDFill Project File  )

Rectangle and Oval comments display, respectively, a rectangle or an Oval/ellipse/Cirlce on the PDF page. You can change the look (color, opacity, border style and so on). 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 Rectangle or Oval Tool:

or click the Rectangle or Oval Tool button in the Comment Toolbar

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 border.
Printable on PDF If clear, it will display and not print onto the page; If set, it will display and print onto the page.

Border Color

The color for the border line.

Border Width

The line thickness of the border.

Border Style

Solid: a solid rectangle surrounding the annotation.
Dashed
: a dashed rectangle surrounding the annotation. Dash is the line length in point; Gap is the distance in point between the dashed lines.

Border Color

The color for the border.

Fill Color The background color.
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).

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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