#include "ltwrappr.h"

virtual L_INT LVectorBase::ConvertFromEMF(hdc, hEMF)

Converts an enhanced Windows metafile (EMF) into a LEAD Technologies vector handle. When this function is completed, there are two copies of the drawing in memory: the EMF and the original LEAD vector. Freeing one will not affect the other.

This function is available in the LEADTOOLS Vector Imaging Pro Toolkit.


HDC hdc

Handle to the device context responsible for the conversion.


Handle to the EMF to be converted.


Value Meaning
SUCCESS The function was successful.
< 1 An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.


This function updates information in the vector handle and copies the EMF drawing data into the LEAD bitmap.

Required DLLs and Libraries

See Also




L_INT LVectorBase__ConvertFromEMFExample( HWND hWnd, L_TCHAR* pszFileName, HENHMETAFILE hEMF ) 
   L_INT          nRet; 
   LVectorBase    Vector; 
   HDC            hDC; 
   //Convert to LEAD vector 
   hDC = GetDC( hWnd ); 
   nRet = Vector.ConvertFromEMF( hDC, hEMF ); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   ReleaseDC( hWnd, hDC ); 
   //Save as DXF 
   nRet = Vector.Save( pszFileName,FILE_DXF); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   return SUCCESS; 
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