I have a variety of annotation information persisted to my database. I need to normalize all the Rect coordinates so that, when I convert them to XFDF and import them to Acrobat, they display correctly. How can I do so?
If you have coordinates in a PDFNet Rect object, you can simply call Rect.Normalize().
Note, however, that Normalization is very simple, so you could easily write your own code to normalize coordinates in your database.
The code would look something like
if (x1 > x2) swap(x1, x2);
if (y1 > y2) swap(y1, y2);
in an imperative programming language, and would look something like
x1 = x2,
x2 = @temp
WHERE x1 > x2
y1 = y2,
y2 = @temp
WHERE y1 > y2