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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
EmfSpecifies an Enhanced Metafile (EMF) file. Such a file contains only GDI records.
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.
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.
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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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