I am trying to design and develop a DXF importer using C++. I have gone through the DXF references starting from version 2000 onwards. There are four things which have put the development on hold for me right now.
1) Handles for each entity. Are they really important? If so, then how are they related to other entities?
2) Entities such as ARC, POLYLINE, TEXT etc occurs in BLOCKS section and in ENTITIES section. What difference does these two sections make? Why not all the entities are placed in ENTITIES section?
3) What is INSERT entity? How does this work? Does it have any visualization (as it contains insertion point, scale and rotation factors)? If so, how is it represented graphically? As a point (as it contains only one point )?
4) I see that some points are in OCS and some are in WCS. How do I convert OCS to WCS? For this point I did some google research and didn't get much help, as most of them use auto-lisp for this and I am using C++.
Kindly learned people guide me, by clarifying these doubts.
Thanks in advance