DWG Format (DWG)

DWG is a binary file format used by AutoDesk AutoCAD. It can contain 2D or 3D objects and offers compression and a CRC check for internal data.

LEADTOOLS supports DWG 12, 13, 14, 15 (DWG2000), and 18 (DWG2004) files.

This file format supports loading with different units and viewing multi-degree spline.

This file format is not supported in the Imaging Pro toolkits. Read support for this format is provided in the Document and Medical Imaging toolkits.

The default extension used by this format is: DWG.

LEADTOOLS supports loading this format as a raster image, vector image, or SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) document.

LEAD supports the object types listed above, as well as layers and the grouping of objects. Embedded raster objects are not supported.

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant

Read Support

Write Support

Description

FILE_DWG

Yes

No

[124] AutoDesk AutoCAD binary format.

When DWG files are rasterized, they are 24 BPP.

The following table indicates which objects LEAD can load and which objects it can save:

Object:

Load:

Save:

Arc

Supported

Not Supported

Attdef

Supported

Not Supported

Attrib

Supported

Not Supported

BoundaryPolydraw

Supported

Not Supported

Circle

Supported

Not Supported

Dimension

Supported

Not Supported

Directional (2D) Extrusion

Supported

Not Supported

Ellipse

Supported

Not Supported

Hatch

Supported

Not Supported

Insert

Supported

Not Supported

Leader

Supported

Not Supported

Lines

Supported

Not Supported

LWPolyline

Supported

Not Supported

Mline

Supported

Not Supported

Mtext

Supported

Not Supported

Point

Supported

Not Supported

Polygons

Supported

Not Supported

Polyline

Supported

Not Supported

PureLine

Supported

Not Supported

PurePolygon

Supported

Not Supported

PurePolyline

Supported

Not Supported

Ray Object

Supported

Not Supported

Segment

Supported

Not Supported

Simple Construction Line

Supported

Not Supported

Solid

Supported

Not Supported

Spline

Supported

Not Supported

Text

Supported

Not Supported

Tolerance

Not Supported

Not Supported

Vertex

Supported

Not Supported

Wpolyline

Supported

Not Supported

3DFace

Supported

Not Supported

3DSolid

Supported

Not Supported

Required DLL: LFDWG. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.

Related Formats: CGM - Computer Graphics Metafile, CMX - Corel Presentation Exchange Format, DGN - Intergraph Format, DRW - Micrografx Designer DRaWing, DWF - DWF Format, DXF - Drawing Interchange Format, EMF - Windows Metafile Formats, GBR - Gerber Format, PCL - Printer Command Language Format, PCT - Macintosh Pict Format, PDF - Portable Document Format, PLT - PLT / HPGL Format, PS - PostScript Document Format, RTF - Rich Text Format, SHP - ESRI Shape Format, SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics Format, VEC - LEADTOOLS Vector Dump Format, VPG - WordPerfect Vector Format, WMF - Windows Metafile Formats, WMZ - Compressed Windows Metafile Format, E00 - ArcInfo Interchange File Format, MIF - MapInfo Interchange File Format.

Platforms

Win32, x64.

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