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List of improvements and enhancements included into different CAD Image DLL versions:

 

March, 2013:

CAD Image DLL 9.0

Import of AutoCAD® DWG 2013 file format.

September, 2012:

CAD Image DLL 8.2

Numerous bugs are fixed.

January, 2012

CAD Image DLL 8.0

Support of Unicode

64-bit support

Export to DXF/HPGL/CGM/SVG/SWF/PDF formats

Display of XRef drawings improved

Numerous bugs fixed

New functions added:

oSaveCADtoCAD;

oSaveCADtoFileWithXMLParams.

March, 2010

CAD Image DLL 7.2

New functions added:

oCADSetSHXOptions

oGetNearestEntityWCS

February, 2009

CAD Image DLL 7.0

Import of DWF files

Import of DXF binary files

Complex line types

Image cutting in DWG/DXF files

Displaying of the MTEXT, LEADER, ACAD_PROXY_ENTITY, SPLINE, LWPOLYLINE entities is improved

Displaying of the ACAD_TABLE entity for DWG files

Displaying of DWG, HPGL-2, PCL files is improved

Older DWG files are supported (down to version "AC1002")

Raster graphics file formats are supported

Displaying of the POINT entity in different modes

Displaying of the extended UNICODE for TTF fonts

All ANSI-codepages are supported

Export to DXF three-time faster

Deep scaling much better

Bugs fixed:

oIncorrect page size of HPGL files

oIncorrect reflection of rotated Backward-texts

oIncorrect print of the gradient plotting

oIncorrect rotation of a raster image in block

oIncorrect Xref cyclic reference

New functions added:

oSetCADBorderSize

oSetCADBorderType

February, 2007

AutoCAD™ DWG 2007 file format supported

AutoCAD™ PROXY (including AEC) entities supported

HPGL/HPGL2 file format - Bezie splines supported

DXF Loading has been optimized for files with big amount of blocks (layers and styles). In some cases speed is increased up to ten times

September, 2006

New function added:

oCADLayoutBox

May, 2006

CAD Image DLL 5.2.5

Viewing of HPGL files became significantly faster. Requirements for memory lowered in 2...10 times

Support for BigFonts

SHX support: if the given SHX fonts are not found, the default SHX fonts will be used

Support for DWG v. 9, 10 and 10

Forward references in DWG12

Bugs fixed for PolyFace in DWG12 and for gradient filling in HPGL

Bugs fixed for DWG/DXF, HPGL, SVG and CGM file formats

December, 2005

CAD Image DLL 5.0

Support of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) formats is added

Support of layouts for AutoCAD DWG/DXF and pages for HPGL/HPGL2 Hewlett Packard file formats added

New functions added:

oCADLayout

oCADLayoutName

oCADLayoutsCount

oCADLayoutVisible

oCreateCADEx

oCurrentLayoutCAD

oDefaultLayoutIndex

oGetCADCoords

oGetNearestEntity

oSaveCADtoBitmap

oSaveCADtoJpeg

oSetNullLineWidthCAD

oSetProgressProc

oSetShowLineWeightCAD

oStopLoading

Function SetRotateCAD in addition returns '2' if current displayed image can’t be rotated (layouts of DWG/DXF)

 

 

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Introduction  | What's new  | How to switch to CAD DLL from previous DLL versions?  | Types  | Structures  | Functions  | Examples


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