LEADTOOLS Vector Dump Format (VEC)

This is an internal vector format, used by the LEADTOOLS Vector Imaging Pro toolkit. The main advantage of using this format is the speed of writing and the capability of maintaining all the details of the vector data. It can be used to save the status of the vector toolkit, which can provide undo and redo capabilities.

Two versions of this format exist, version 12 and version 13. LEADTOOLS will maintain compatibility between different versions.

This format supports layers, grouping of objects and embedded raster objects.

The default extension used by this format is: VEC.

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
FILE_VECTOR_DUMP Yes Yes [144] LEADTOOLS Vector Dump format.

When VEC 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 Supported
Chord Supported Supported
Circle Supported Supported
Clone Supported Supported
Ellipse Supported Supported
Elliptical Arc Supported Supported
HPolyBezier Supported Supported
Lines Supported Supported
Pie Supported Supported
PolyDraw Supported Supported
Polygons Supported Supported
Polyline Supported Supported
Raster Supported Supported
Rectangle Supported Supported
Spline Supported Supported
Text Supported Supported
Vertex Supported Supported

Required DLL: LFVEC. This format also requires LTVKRN. 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, DWG - DWG Format, DXF - Drawing Interchange Format, EMF - Windows Metafile Formats, GBR - Gerber Format, PCL - Printer Command Language Format, PCT - Macintosh Pict Format, PLT - PLT / HPGL Format, SHP - ESRI Shape Format, SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics Format, VPG - WordPerfect Vector Format, WMF - Windows Metafile Formats, WMZ - Compressed Windows Metafile Format, MIF - MapInfo Interchange File Format, E00 - ArcInfo Interchange File Format

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