How to insert "text tag" or "text anchor" in a document (context needed).

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The limited documentation at https://api.rightsignature.com/documentation/document_workflows indicates that one needs to "use text anchors" or "create text tags" in order to define what type of mark needs to be placed in the document and where it needs to be placed.  Unfortunately, my colleague who edits PDF's doesn't understand either of the terms "text anchors" or "text tags".

How does one apply one of these anchors or tags, and in Adobe parlance, what are they really called?  Are these just raw data pre-stuffed in a fillable field or are they part of the document text itself, or what?
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SOLVED:

Well, after a long call with ShareFile customer support, they claimed they didn't know (and no one there did) but they did find this web site (listed below) that showed how to make a "text tag".  As expected, this is not an Adobe term, but just something they made up.  Unfortunately, the brilliant mind (sarcasm) that made this up apparently didn't tell anyone else in the company what he came up with.

Basically, these "text tags" are nothing more than text in the document.  So, when someone who builds your document keys in the word "Signature:", they just need to keep on typing "[s:a:r]" to prompt the RightSignature system to require a signature at that spot.  What kind of a novice embeds keywords in a PDF document that are so non-unique is beyond me.  So, if any of your documents ever have the text [s:a:r] in them it will stop at that point and ask for a signature.

https://www.globiflow.com/help/using-rightsignature-text-tags.php