Sets the current color scheme that LEADTOOLS uses when loading AutoCAD (DXF and DWG) files.


#include "ltwrappr.h"

static L_INT LFileSettings::SetAutoCADFilesColorScheme (dwFlags)


L_UINT32 dwFlags

Value that represents the AutoCAD color scheme to set. Possible values are:

Value Meaning
AUTOCADFILES_COLORSCHEME_BLACKONWHITE [0] Use Black as the default and White as the background color.
AUTOCADFILES_COLORSCHEME_WHITEONBLACK [1] Use White as the default and Black as the background color.


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


Note: More options are available in the LOADFILEOPTION structure.

AutoCAD (DXF and DWG) files can be loaded with either black or white background. This function lets you decide on what color scheme to use: Black on White or White on Black.

Note that this function only affects colors number 0 and 7 in the standard AutoCAD color profile. Other colors will not be affected.

This function may be used with the following vector file formats: DXF and DWG. For more information on these file formats and their availability, refer to LEADTOOLS Vector Formats.

Required DLLs and Libraries


Win32, x64.

See Also




This example will set current AutoCAD color scheme to black on white then loads a DXF file.

L_INT LFileSettings__SetAutoCADFilesColorSchemeExample(LBitmap * pLeadBitmap,L_TCHAR *pszDXFFileName)  
   L_INT nRet; 
   L_UINT32 dwFlags;  
   /* If the current AutoCAD color scheme is not black on white, change it */ 
      nRet = LFileSettings::SetAutoCADFilesColorScheme(AUTOCADFILES_COLORSCHEME_BLACKONWHITE);  
      if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
         return nRet; 
   /* Load the DXF file */ 
   nRet = pLeadBitmap->Load(pszDXFFileName,  0, ORDER_BGR, NULL, NULL);  
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   return SUCCESS; 

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