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CAD tip CAD tip # 11570:

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How to create an Inventor drawing from a photo?

A - answer I need to create a simple sketch for a drawing documentation of an existing part - I have only a photograph (raster image, plan view).

The following video-tip documents generating a drawing sketch from a picture of a part. It illustrates how to insert the photo, specify its scale, and draw-over the sketch geometry in Inventor drawing environment (IDW/DWG).


100% *  CAD 
19.8.2017    3272×  
applies to: Inventor ·

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 12120:Double-click to edit raster images in DWG drawings.
Tip 11953:How to save PDF/A-1a archive from CAD software AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit?
Tip 11835:Shared Views to your DWG drawings - easy collaboration with collegues and clients.

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