International Standard
ISO/IEC 8632-4:1999
Information technology — Computer graphics — Metafile for the storage and transfer of picture description information — Part 4: Clear text encoding
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ISO/IEC 8632-4:1999
Edition 2
International Standard
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ISO/IEC 8632-4:1999
Published (Edition 2, 1999)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2021. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO/IEC 8632-4:1999

ISO/IEC 8632-4:1999
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This part of ISO/IEC 8632 specifies a clear text encoding of the Computer Graphics Metafile. For each of the

elements specified in ISO/IEC 8632-1, a clear text encoding is specified. Allowed abbreviations are specified. The

overall format of the metafile and the means by which comments may be interspersed in the metafile is specified.

This encoding of the CGM allows metafiles to be created and maintained in a form which is simple to type, easy to

edit and convenient to read.

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  •  : Published
     : 1999-12
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 2
     : 50
  • ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24
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