Compressed Windows Metafile Format (WMZ)

The Compressed Windows Metafile format is a vector file format that represents primarily Group 3 fax documents. It contains information concerning the page structure and the compressed line data of the fax document. This format was developed by Microsoft and is supported by Microsoft Office 2000 and Microsoft Word 2000.

The default extension used by this format is: WMZ.

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

Object Load Save
Arc Supported Supported
Background color and mode Supported Supported
Chord Supported Supported
Circle Supported Supported
Color Supported Supported
Ellipse Supported Supported
HPolyBezier Supported Supported
Lines Supported Supported
Pie Supported Supported
PolyBezier Supported Supported
PolyDraw Supported Supported
Polygons Supported Supported
Polyline Supported Supported
Raster Supported Supported
Rectangle Supported Supported
Round Rectangle Restricted Support Restricted Support
Spline Supported Supported
Text Supported Supported
Text(Color and Font Type) Supported Supported
Vertex Supported Supported

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
FILE_WMZ Yes Yes [307] Compressed Windows Metafile Format

When WMZ files are rasterized, they are 24 BPP.

Required DLL: LFWMZ. 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.

Related Formats: EMF - Windows Metafile Formats, Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM), Corel Presentation Exchange (CMX), DGN (DGN), DRaWing (DRW), Drawing Interchange Format (DXF), DWF Format (DWF), DWG Format (DWG), ESRI Shape (SHP), Gerber Format (GBR), Macintosh Pict (PCT), PLT (PLT), Printer Command Language (PCL), Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Windows Metafile Format (WMF), WordPerfect Graphics Format (WPG and VWPG), NAP - North American Presentation Layer Protocol Syntax (NAPLPS), MIF - MapInfo Interchange File Format, E00 - ArcInfo Interchange File Format

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