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DAT file
DAT icon.png
Filename extension .dat
Internet media type application/x-ldraw
Developed by James Jessiman
Type of format Document file format
File format infobox

DAT is the de facto file format used by for LDraw parts. It was previously used for both parts and models, but models are now normally stored as LDR files instead, although they are both structured in the same way.

Example

The following is an example of the contents of 3001.dat, as of the first LDraw update of 2008.

0 Brick  2 x  4
0 Name: 3001.dat
0 Author: James Jessiman
0 !LDRAW_ORG Part UPDATE 2004-03
0 !LICENSE Redistributable under CCAL version 2.0 : see CAreadme.txt

0 BFC CERTIFY CCW

0 !HISTORY 2002-05-07 [unknown] BFC Certification
0 !HISTORY 2002-06-11 [PTadmin] Official Update 2002-03
0 !HISTORY 2004-02-08 [Steffen] used s\3001s01.dat
0 !HISTORY 2004-09-15 [PTadmin] Official Update 2004-03
0 !HISTORY 2007-05-07 [PTadmin] Header formatted for Contributor Agreement
0 !HISTORY 2008-07-01 [PTadmin] Official Update 2008-01

1 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 s\3001s01.dat
4 16 -40 0 -20 -40 24 -20 40 24 -20 40 0 -20
4 16 40 0 20 40 24 20 -40 24 20 -40 0 20

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