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I'm dropping a text element onto a map and I'd like to use whatever settings the Draw toolbar has (font, size, color, etc).

Is there a convenient way to access symbol interfaces? Or do you have to create those from the individual settings?

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QI/cast from IApplication.Document to IDocumentDefaultSymbols and access its properties, which include default line, marker, text and fill symbols.

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Perfect! I'm glad I asked the question. And I can't believe I haven't needed this before now! Thanks! – Jay Cummins Jan 4 '13 at 13:21

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