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Welcome
Introduction
Supported Image File formats
Installing the Able Fax Tif View
Using the Able Fax Tif View
Quick Start Hot Keys
File Management
Opening Files
Importing Text to Graphics
Loading Files from URL
Merge Files
Files List
Saving Files
Advanced
Scanning
Getting information about a file
TIFF tags
Printing
Print Setup
FAX sending
Image associations
E-mailing Files
Displaying Images
Viewing Multipage files
Rotating and Flipping Images
Zooming
Page manipulations
Image Processing
Batch Processing
Drawing
Annotation
Annotation search in the files
Modes
Users Settings
Toolbars
Command line parameters
How to Buy
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Annotation (Objects)

Annotations can be added to existing image as attached objects. They can be re-edited, moved freely to any position on the image, or be deleted.
Annotation can only be used in TIFF image format.

Use the Annotation menu items.


 
 
Annotations can be saved as a separate annotation layers, separate annotation file (*.ant) or they can be saved as a permanent part of an image (after Combine with Background).

To save annotations as a separate layer (stored in the TIFF tags)
Under the File Menu select the Save menu item.

To save annotations as a separate file (*.ant)
Under the Annotation Menu select the Save Annotations menu item.

To load annotayion from a separate annotation file (*.ant)
Under the Annotation Menu select the Load Annotations menu item.

To save annotations as a permanent part of an image
Under the Annotation Menu select the Combine with Background menu item.
PLEASE NOTE, once the annotation objects are combined with background, they become part of the background layer and can no longer be edited as individual objects.

Antialiasing parameter controls the anti-alias filter.




 
Annotation allows users to add notes, lines, highlight, etc. to images, whether they were received as faxes, acquired through a scanner or digital camera, or some other method.






To edit or create annotation objects, the following items are available in the annotation tool bar box.
They can also be selecetd through the [Annotation] menu bar.

Buttons: Allows the user to click and drag to create an objects.
SELECT: Allow to select an object to move or edit (resizing an object pressing ALT key the object will maintain the aspect ratio)
HIGHLIGHT: highlight object
LINE: line object.
BOX: box object (pressing CTRL draws a square)
ELLIPSE: ellipse object
IMAGE: image object (You have to make a single click to put the object, otherwise it changes its size).
TEXT: text object
RULER: ruler object

POLYLINE: poly line (open polygon), also good for free hand painting
POLYLINE. Click and release the left mouse button to set the initial control point. 
Move the mouse to the next desired location and click and release the left mouse button again. 
When you are finished drawing, double click the left mouse button.
FREEHAND. Click (and hold) the left mouse button and drag to draw.
When you are finished drawing, double click the left mouse button.

ANGLE: an angle measurement object
MEMO : a multiline text object
Memo Font Lock: locks the alignment, color and font, allowing all characters to have the same visual characteristics (using toolbar and menu buttons).
If the Memo Font Lock property is disabled the user can modify font and alignment using the following control keys:

Shift + F2 : increase font size
Shift + F1 : decrease font size
CTRL + L : left align
CTRL + T : center align
CTRL + R : right align
CTRL + J : justified
CTRL + F : open font dialog
CTRL + B: Bold
CTRL + I : Italic
CTRL + U : Underline
CTRL + G : set background color (open dialog)

You can change these shortcuts by using
File | Users settings | Hotkeys
and select Annotation->Memo edit

DATE/TIME: text object with the date and/or time
STAMP (TEXT or IMAGE): Click this to popup a list of pre-defined text ot image stamps, and chooese the stamp to use.

Annotation Properties
Each annotation type has their own property.

Item       Property
HIGHLIGHT    Brush color
LINE       Pen color, Pen style, Pen width
BOX      Pen color, Pen style, Pen width, Brush color, Brush style
ELLIPSE   Pen color, Pen style, Pen width, Brush color, Brush style
IMAGE      None
TEXT      Pen color, Pen style, Pen width, Brush color, Brush style, Font style, Fony size
RULER      Pen color, Pen width, Font style, Fony size
POLYLINE   Pen color, Pen style, Pen width
ANGLE      Pen color, Pen style, Pen width, Font style, Fony size
MEMO      Pen color, Pen style, Pen width, Brush color, Brush style, Font style, Fony size
DATE/TIME   Pen color, Pen style, Pen width, Brush color, Brush style, Font style, Fony size
TEXT STAMP    Pen color, Pen style, Pen width, Brush color, Brush style, Font style, Fony size

Pen Color and Brush Color allows the user to specify the color to be used for annotation objects.

Font option allows the user to specify the font, font style, script, size, color and effects for text placed into note annotation objects.

STAMP: Allows the user to use a predefined rubber stamp to annotate with. The list of rubber stamps can be modified.

Text Stamp



Image Stamp



You can click on the page to insert image stamp with original size and aspect ratio or
select the rectangle region with custom size.

See Annotation Settings.


The program shows amount of the annotations on each page.







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