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Transparent raster images in AutoCAD.

A - answer Two-color raster images (with foreground and background color only) and transparent GIF or PNG images can be made transparent in AutoCAD.

Start the Transparency command, select your image and enter Yes (in LT, this command is available only after issuing the IMAGE command).

You can also use transparency in rendering - if the output file format for rendering is set to one of the 32-bit formats with alpha channel (TIFF-32, TGA-32).

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See also:
Tip 11790:How to get a hi-res image of an Inventor assembly (for a brochure, billboard...)?
Tip 9976:How to make AutoCAD render without background (transparent)?
Tip 9549:Rendering of 3D models without background in Autodesk Showcase.
Tip 7761:Borders and X on decals in Revit.
Tip 7654:Three methods for transparent images in AutoCAD.

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