Nevron Open Vision Documentation
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     Drawings

    NOV Diagram can load and save drawings in many popular file formats. All supported drawing file formats are exposed as static properties of the NDrawingFormat class.

    The following table illustrates the drawing file formats currently supported by NOV Diagram and whether they can be used to load drawings, to save drawings or both.

    File Format Format Property Load Save Notes
    Nevron Binary Drawing (NDB) NDrawingFormat.NevronBinary The default native NOV Diagram format. Preserves all formatting and information.
    Nevron XML Drawing (NDX) NDrawingFormat.NevronXml Native NOV Diagram format. Preserves all formatting and information.
    MyDraw XML Drawing Template (NDTX) NDrawingFormat.NevronXmlDrawingTemplate Native NOV Diagram format. Preserves all formatting and information. Used as a template for new documents.
    Visio Drawing (VSDX) NDrawingFormat.Visio The drawing format used in Visio 2013 and newer.
    AutoCAD Drawing Interchange (DXF) NDrawingFormat.VectorAutoCadDxf Imports the AutoCAD drawing in a shape with the default AutoCAD dark gray background.
    Exports only the active page of the drawing.
    Enhanced Metafile (EMF and EMF+) NDrawingFormat.VectorEmf Exports only the active page of the drawing.
    ESRI Shapefile (SHP) NDrawingFormat.EsriShapefile A popular file format that contains vector map data commonly used by geographic information system (GIS) software.
    Genealogical Data Communication (GEDCOM) NDrawingFormat.Gedcom Creates an empty file if no family tree shapes are present in the diagram. For more information check out the Family Tree Diagrams topic.
    Portable Document Format (PDF) NDrawingFormat.Pdf Exports only the active page of the drawing.
    Raster Images (BMP, PNG, JPG, GIF, TIFF) NDrawingFormat.RasterBmp
    NDrawingFormat.RasterPng
    NDrawingFormat.RasterJpeg
    NDrawingFormat.RasterTiff
    Diagrams cannot be loaded from raster images, but raster images can be inserted in a diagram by opening the Insert ribbon tab and clicking the Image button or by configuring the fill style of a geometry to be of type image fill. Save exports only the active page of the drawing.
    Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) NDrawingFormat.VecorSVG Exports only the active page of the drawing.
    Web Page (HTML) NDrawingFormat.Html Exports the whole diagram to a single HTML page. If the diagram has multiple pages, tab navigation is added to the resulting HTML page.
     Libraries (Stencils)

    NOV Diagram can load and save libraries (stencils) in many popular file formats. All supported file formats are exposes as static properties of the NLibraryFormat class.

    The following table illustrates the library file formats currently supported by NOV Diagram and whether they can be used to load libraries, to save libraries or both.

    File Format Format Property Load Save Notes
    MyDraw Binary Library (NLB) NLibraryFormat.NevronBinary The default native NOV Diagram library format. Preserves all formatting and information.
    MyDraw XML Library (NLX) NLibraryFormat.NevronXml Native NOV Diagram library format. Preserves all formatting and information..
    Visio Stencil (VSSX) NLibraryFormat.Visio The library (stencil) format used in Visio 2013 and newer.
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