Web Image Viewer: Read CAD Drawing

How to read CAD drawings on the Web
Read CAD drawings on document & images can be easily achieved if you use our Yiigo ASP.NET AJAX Web Imaging Viewer. CAD drawings in all common-used formats, such as AutoCAD DWG/DXF File, IGES File, STEP File, STL File and OBJ File, can be detected with great ease. Find more CAD drawing reading information on Yiigo.Imaging for .NET CAD Reading Plugin.
Yiigo.Imaging for .NET CAD Reading Plugin has those following functionalities:
  • Load CAD Drawings from Files and Scanners
  • Rotate CAD images into 0, 90, 180, 270 degree
  • Resize CAD images with width & height
  • Create annotations, such as text, line, rectangle, rubber stamps, "sticky" note attachments and more on CAD images
  • Extract text from CAD images
This document provides step-by-step tutorial and describes the available functionality such as read, process CAD drawing on documents and images using Yiigo.Image for.NET. Find more CAD reading and processing tutorials on CAD Reading Support for Visual C#.NET, VB.NET CAD Reading, and Read CADs in .NET Winforms.
Read CAD Drawings on Web Image Viewer


Before read CAD drawings on the Web Image Viewer, make sure that you have installed.
  • Operating systems - Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP, etc
  • Compatible with .NET framework 2.0 and above versions
  • Support Visual Studio 2005, 2010 and other .NET development environments
  • Browser - IE7+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari
  • Yiigo.Image for .NET Setup
  • Yiigo .NET CAD Plugin

Load CAD Drawings from Files and Scanners

  • Open your Web Image Viewer;
  • Select "Files" on the menu and click "Open";
  • Select a CAD images in DWG or DXF File and load it on the Web viewer.

Process CAD Drawings

  • Select the CAD images;
  • Select "Rotate" to rotate image into 0, 90, 180, 270 degree;
  • Select "Width" and "Height" to resize image;
  • Create a Text annotation through dragging "Text" button on the documents;
  • Enter some words, like "Yiigo", right-click it to open properties table to change font size, color, and style supported.

Extract Text from CAD Drawings

  • Select the CAD images;
  • Select "Rectangle" on the menu and drag it to the place you want to extract text;
  • Right-click it to open property table and click "Save".
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