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I have build an ITool where one can add text (ITextElement) to the map. The user can choose the symbol from the ESRI symbology. There one can choose a symbol called "Banner Text" which looks like this in the preview:

Banner Text Symbol Preview

When one adds the text with this symbol, only the rectangle is shown without the 'pointer'. How can I edit this pointer? I didn't find any information about it. Maybe I'm simply missing the right name or search phrase for it.

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In ArcObjects? Set the callout's AnchorPoint property to an IPoint at the desired map coordinates.

VB example here: http://forums.esri.com/Thread.asp?c=93&f=993&t=303569#949615

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Thanks. So ICallout is the name I was looking for :) –  gumo Oct 10 '12 at 6:57

When you select it with the cursor there will be 4 corner "blue boxes" or grips.
And one grip located elsewhere ussually in the box by default.
That is the grip you want to pull to the location
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