thanks, that helped. i wasn't paying attention to the bmp specificly.
i got the image to show up, but it wants to be over the top of anything I
Why the image wouldn't default to the background is very weird. In a cad
program, I can't fathom why would anyone want the image in the foreground.
I suppose swx wanted to impede productivity as much as possible.
You would probably find it easier and take up less memory if you do the
1. Save the picture you want to trace in full scale as a jpg.
2. Insert a sketch on the plane you want to trace your picture
3. Tools-Sketch Tools-Sketch Picture
4. Close the sketch
5. Create a new sketch on the same plane and do all your tracing in the
You will find this takes up less memory, updates faster, and gives you some
control over the scale of the picture you just inserted with the Sketch
I don't want to trace, but rather have the image itself visible and
printable in a drawing.
Sketching (and annotations) would be done within drawing view. Can sortof
do this now, but
image stays on top.
I've found some old posts discussing this in the past, usually for the
purpose of having watermarks behind
drawing views (functionally the same thing).
I am amazed that a cad developer would have this image thing so backward.
With the image on top, I can't
really see what would be the purpose.
Has swx ever talked to any actual cad operators?
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