DRaWing (DRW)

DRW (DRaWing) is a native format used in the popular Micrografx Designer CAD/CAM/CAE application for the Windows operating system.

This file format is not supported in the non-vector toolkits. Read support and write support for this format are provided in the LEADTOOLS Vector Imaging Pro toolkit and are unlocked when the Vector features are unlocked.

LEADTOOLS supports versions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the DRW file format.

The file constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
FILE_DRW Yes Yes [136] Micrografx Designer CAD drawing.

When DRW 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
Lines Supported Supported
Pie Supported Not Supported
Point Supported Supported
PolyDraw Supported Supported
Polygons Supported Supported
Polyline Supported Supported
Raster Supported Not Supported
Text Supported Supported

Required DLL: LFDRW. 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_LoadBitmapMemoryL_SaveBitmapMemory, or L_FeedLoad.

Related Formats: CGM - Computer Graphics Metafile, CMX - Corel Presentation Exchange Format, DGN - Intergraph FormatDWF - 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 Format, PLT - PLT / HPGL FormatPS - PostScript Document FormatRTF - Rich Text FormatPDF - Portable Document Format PS - PostScript Document Format  RTF - Rich Text Format, SHP - ESRI Shape Format, SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics Format, VEC - LEADTOOLS Vector Dump FormatVPG - WordPerfect Vector Format, WMF - Windows Metafile Formats, WMZ - Compressed Windows Metafile Format, NAP - North American Presentation Layer Protocol Syntax (NAPLPS), MIF - MapInfo Interchange File Format, E00 - ArcInfo Interchange File Format

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