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Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM)

Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) is an open, platform-independent metafile format used for storing and exchanging two-dimensional graphics. It supports RGB color. CGM files can contain both vector graphics and bitmaps, but they usually contain one graphic type or the other — rarely both.

To import a CGM file

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Click File Photo Paint onestep Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) Import.
Locate the folder in which the file is stored.
Do one of the following:
(Windows Vista) Choose CGM – Computer Graphics Metafile (*.cgm) from the list box next to the File name box.
(Windows XP) Choose CGM – Computer Graphics Metafile from the Files of type list box.
Click the filename.
Click Import.

Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) technical notes

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You can import files formatted in CGM versions 1, 3, and 4. All profiles are supported, including ACGM, GREX, and WebCGM.
The CGM filter accepts only markers supported by the CGM file format standard. Private-use markers are ignored.
Text is editable, provided the file is exported from the source program with the correct text options specified. The typeface you see may not correspond to the one used in the source program; however, you can easily correct the typeface in the Corel program.
If the CGM file contains a font that is not on your computer, the PANOSE font-matching dialog box lets you replace the font with an available one.

Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM)