PLT (PLT)

PLT (also HPGL) is the standard language for printing line drawings created by Hewlett-Packard. HPGL is supported by many CAD programs, charting programs and word processors.

LEADTOOLS supports HPGL and HPGL/2.

It is possible to speed up the loading of large PLT files. For more information, refer to Using Filter Data to Speed up Loading Large Files.

This file format  requires a Document or Medical toolkit license and unlock key. 

The file constants associated with this file format are:

Constant

Read Support

Write Support

Description

FILE_PLT

Yes

Yes

[137] PLT.

When PLT files are rasterized, they are 4 BPP.

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

Object:

Load:

Save:

Arc

Supported

Supported

Circle

Supported

Supported

Lines

Supported

Supported

Pie

Supported

Supported

PolyDraw

Supported

Not Supported

Polygons

Supported

Not Supported

Polyline

Supported

Not Supported

Rectangle

Supported

Supported

Text

Supported

Not Supported

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

NOTE:  This format does not support LEAD's redirected IO feature, therefore it cannot be used with L_RedirectIO, L_LoadBitmapMemory, L_LoadMemory, L_SaveBitmapMemory, or L_FeedLoad.

Related Formats: CGM - Computer Graphics Metafile, CMX - Corel Presentation Exchange Format, DGN - Intergraph Format, DRW - Micrografx Designer DRaWing, DWF - DWF Format, DWG - DWG Format, DXF - Drawing Interchange Format, EMF - Windows Metafile Formats, GBR - Gerber Format, PCL - Printer Command Language Format, PCT - Macintosh Pict Format, PDF - Portable Document FormatPS - 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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