About GroupDocs.Annotation for Java

Annotate Microsoft Office, PDF and other documents within your Java applications.

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java provides a simple API that allows you to work with different types of annotations, which include: Text, Polyline, Area, Underline, Point, Watermark, Arrow, Ellipse, Text Replacement, Distance, Text Field, Resource Redaction etc. It also supports most popular documents formats including: PDF, HTML, Microsoft Office Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Visio, Outlook emails, images, metafiles, CAD drawing and various other formats.

Supported File Formats

Microsoft Office Formats

  • Excel: XLS, XLSX, XLSB, XLSM
  • PowerPoint: PPT, PPTX, PPS, PPSX
  • Outlook: EML, EMLX
  • Visio: VSS, VST, VSD, VSDX

Other Formats

  • Portable: PDF (PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b, PDF/A-2a)
  • OpenDocument: ODT, ODS, ODP
  • Images: BMP, JPG, TIFF, TIF, PNG
  • AutoCAD: DWG, DXF
  • Other: HTML

GroupDocs.Annotation for Java Features

  • Add Area annotation in document and link simple & nested comments.
  • Point to a particular content using Arrow annotation.
  • Set text watermarks to PDF, Slides, Excel Worksheets, Images & Diagrams at angled position.
  • 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.
  • Add Ellipse annotation to PDF, Word documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Diagrams & Images.
  • Add Angled watermarks for PDF, PowerPoint, Excel, Images & Diagrams.
  • 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.
  • Get thumbnails of the document pages & work with Multi-page TIFF files.
  • Fetch all annotation of a document with a single function call.
  • Add Link annotations to PDF, Word & PowerPoint presentations.
  • 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.