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Computer-Aided Design - CAD files are normally used for 2D and 3D designs. These designs are generated by CAD software programs and are normally used to create models and architectural plans. If you have worked with CAD, you’re most likely familiar with some of AutoCAD’s file formats, such as DWG, DXF, DGN, DWF. This article will discuss how to programmatically view CAD files within Java applications.
The following topics are briefly covered in this article:
- Java API to render CAD files.
- Convert CAD files to render as HTML, JPG, PNG, or PDF in Java.
- Get layouts and layers of DWG in Java.
- Render CAD layers of DWG drawing in Java.
- Render CAD layouts of DWG drawing in Java.
CAD stands for Computer-Aided Design. It is used to create 2D and 3D architectural designs, computer animations, special effects in movies, technical drawings, and much more. PDF is one of the most well-known file formats that is famous due to its portability. Here comes the need to convert CAD files to PDF format when such technical drawings are to be transferred to a normal user who is not equipped with the technical software that supports CAD drawings. This article will help programmers to add the feature to convert different CAD formats like DWG, DGN, or DWF into PDF in Java applications.