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RamanSBV
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Dwg thumbnail view using .Net

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03-01-2012 05:51 AM

Hi,

 

I can get the thumbnail view of the active document from below code

 

Document doc = Application.DocumentManager.MdiActiveDocument;
System.Drawing.Bitmap bit = doc.Database.ThumbnailBitmap;

 

 

How can i get the thumbnail view of the dwg file by passing filename means like below.

 

Document doc = .....(fileName)  :  here fileName is dwg file.

 

Please advise on this issue.

 

Regards,

Raman

 

 

 

 

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Hallex
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Re: Dwg thumbnail view using .Net

03-01-2012 06:13 AM in reply to: RamanSBV

Google is your friend:

http://www.google.ru/search?ie=UTF-8&hl=ru&q=DisplayPreviewFromDwg

 

Here is one from my program:

 

http://forums.augi.com/showpost.php?p=1085953&postcount=2

 

Code Conveter

 

http://converter.telerik.com/

 

~'J'~

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Alexander.Rivilis
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Re: Dwg thumbnail view using .Net

03-01-2012 12:43 PM in reply to: RamanSBV

http://www.theswamp.org/index.php?topic=30985.msg442803#msg442803


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RamanSBV
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Re: Dwg thumbnail view using .Net

03-04-2012 10:25 PM in reply to: Hallex

 

 

This code is good.

 

But i am using 2010. will it works?

 

Please advise me

 

Regards,

Raman

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Alfred.NESWADBA
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Re: Dwg thumbnail view using .Net

03-04-2012 11:01 PM in reply to: RamanSBV

Hi,

 

it's just copy&paste, compile and test .... so why not trying it?

 

And if you look to the code you'll see it does not use any AutoCAD-lib-functions. so it's independent from any AutoCAD-version (it just reads the icon-part of the image header)

 

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RamanSBV
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Re: Dwg thumbnail view using .Net

03-04-2012 11:47 PM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

 

 

I am not looking for what you have suggested means using with out autocad.

 

I would like to use AutoCAD API for getting thumbnail. (Message 2).

 

Please advise.

 

Thanks is advance.....

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Re: Dwg thumbnail view using .Net

03-05-2012 09:34 AM in reply to: RamanSBV

Hi,

 

Why do you have to use the AutoCAD API if you can get the same result without it?

if you want to calculate sin(alpha) ... what could be the reason for doing that with a specific API from AutoCAD instead of the global Math-namespace?

 

Sorry if I bother you, I'd like to understand why doing something more complex that can be achieved in an easy way (ready to use and independet from any AutoCAD release).

 

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Re: Dwg thumbnail view using .Net

03-05-2012 08:24 PM in reply to: RamanSBV

 

Thanks you very much... I do as you suggested...

 

-Raman

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