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Annotation

Annotation
represents an expression expr, with annotation data.
Annotation
specifies the type of annotation being given.
  • Annotation can be used with graphics or any other expression.
  • Annotation acts as an inert wrapper for storing annotations in expressions.
  • With particular specifications, annotations are picked up by various built-in functions:
"Hyperlink"hyperlink for exported image maps etc.
"Mouse"annotation for MouseAnnotation
"Region"regions for Rasterize, Export, etc.
"Tooltip"tooltip specification for Export etc.
Dynamically get the annotation when the mouse enters the disk:
Annotate curves in a plot:
Dynamically get the annotation when the mouse enters the disk:
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Annotate curves in a plot:
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Tooltip and Hyperlink annotations can be replaced by their respective functions:
An equivalent expression:
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