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How do I set the default style of annotations in PDF-XChange Viewer and PDF-XChange Editor?

Problem

How do I set the default style of annotations in PDF-XChange Viewer and PDF-XChange Editor? 

Resolution

PDF-XChange Editor

  1. Select the desired annotation type. (such as a "text box"):
  2. Place the annotation and then edit it to meet the desired size, shape and style (the Format tab can be used for colors and other style functions):
  3. On the Format tab, Click Style Tools > Make Current Properties Default.

Please note that this process does not include changes made to the text within annotations. Editing default text settings is covered in KB140

PDF-XChange Viewer

  1. Select the desired annotation format.
  2. Use it to create an annotation and then edit it to meet the desired size, shape and style.
  3. Right-click the annotation and click Properties. A dialog box will open.
  4. Click the Advanced dropdown menu.
  5. Click Set Current Appearance as Default.

Please note that this process does not include changes made to the text within annotations. Editing default text settings is covered in KB140.

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