Add Annotation Show Hide Action to PDF (.NET Core/Framework)

Adding Annotation Show Hide Action to PDF using DynamicPDF Generator is simple and easy.

How to add Annotation Show Hide Action to PDF in C#

Below are the steps and sample code to add a Annotation Show Hide Action to PDF document using the Generator product. These actions can be used to perform tasks in many places such as in outlines, links, buttons or in any Document, Page or Form Field Reader Events. This action can be used to show/hide a specific form field.

Steps for Adding Annotation Show Hide Action to a PDF Document

  1. Create a Document object.
  2. Create a Page object and add it to the Document.
  3. Create a Button object.
  4. Create a TextField object.
  5. Create a AnnotationShowHideAction object.
  6. Associate the action to the button.
  7. Add the Button to the Page.
  8. Save the PDF document.

Sample Code - C#

Document document = new Document();
Page page = new Page();
document.Pages.Add( page );

Button button = new Button("btn", 50, 150, 100, 30);
button.Label = "Click Here";
ceTe.DynamicPDF.PageElements.Forms.TextField field = new ceTe.DynamicPDF.PageElements.Forms.TextField("Text1", 330, 100, 100, 30);
field.DefaultValue = "Text Field Value"; 
AnnotationShowHideAction action = new AnnotationShowHideAction("Text1");
button.ReaderEvents.MouseDown = action;  

page.Elements.Add( button );	

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