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Inserting Sketch Picture in Drawings

You can insert pictures (files of type .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .tif, and .wmf) into a drawing as in a sketch.

To insert a picture into a drawing:

  1. Click Sketch Picture Tool_Sketch_Picture_Sketch.gif (Sketch toolbar) or Insert > Picture.
  2. In the Open dialog box, browse to an image file, then click Open.
  3. Select options in the Sketch Picture PropertyManager, then click PM_OK.gif.
Images are inserted with their (0,0) coordinates at the (0,0) position in the drawing (lower left corner).
  • You can drag and resize images in the graphics area.
  • You can control position, size, rotation, and transparency of images in the Sketch Picture PropertyManager.
  • To open the PropertyManager and enable dragging, double-click the image.

Example: Using Sketch Picture in Drawings


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