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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 12361:Seamlessly connected images by irregular clipping in AutoCAD (or LT).
Tip 12214:How to set bitmap transparency in an Inventor drawing.
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.


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