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MetafileType Enumeration

Specifies types of metafiles. The MetafileHeader.Type property returns a member of this enumeration.

Namespace:  System.Drawing.Imaging
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public enum MetafileType

Member nameDescription
InvalidSpecifies a metafile format that is not recognized in GDI+.
WmfSpecifies a WMF (Windows Metafile) file. Such a file contains only GDI records.
WmfPlaceableSpecifies a WMF (Windows Metafile) file that has a placeable metafile header in front of it.
EmfSpecifies an Enhanced Metafile (EMF) file. Such a file contains only GDI records.
EmfPlusOnlySpecifies an EMF+ file. Such a file contains only GDI+ records and must be displayed by using GDI+. Displaying the records using GDI may cause unpredictable results.
EmfPlusDualSpecifies an EMF+ Dual file. Such a file contains GDI+ records along with alternative GDI records and can be displayed by using either GDI or GDI+. Displaying the records using GDI may cause some quality degradation.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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