is a representation of a reusable drawing to be placed on a page or
to be used to set or replace the appearance of an annotation on a page. DrawingTemplate
objects are never used directly. Instead, after they are created they are stored in a document's
property and referenced
throughout the document by the resource name instead of using the DrawingTemplate
objects themselves may refer to other resources including
image, font, colorspace, and template resources.
objects have a Bounds property that specifies the area in which the
will be constrained when drawn. Any marks outside of this box will
be clipped out of view.
To use a DrawingTemplate
within a page or another template, make a
that references the template's
resource name. The PdfTemplateShape
can be put
into the page's DrawingList.
To build the visual components of a template, make shape objects and put them in the template's