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Saving an Inventor drawing as an image (background, resolution).

A - answer Any IDW or DWG drawing sheet in Inventor can be saved also as a raster image, bitmap. Use the function I > Save As > Save Copy As. You can save (export) to the file formats BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIFF.

By default, the image is saved in the same resolution as the current size of the drawing sheet window. If you want to increase the image resolution, click the Options button in the Save dialog and enter the number of pixels of the image in X and Y (up to 10000x10000 pixels, i.e. 100 MPx).

If you don't want the default yellowish background of the drawing sheet, you can set any other color using the ribbon Tools > Options > Document Settings > Sheet > Color > Sheet. Typically you will set e.g. the white background, but you can also simulate inverse display of white drawing lines/geometry (set layer colors if needed) on a black or blue background (blueprints). If you want to set the background color for all new drawings, save the new settings to your drawing template.


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5.9.2013    15771×  
applies to: Inventor ·

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 9911:How to copy an AutoCAD DWG drawing into MS Word or other Office software?
Tip 9549:Rendering of 3D models without background in Autodesk Showcase.
Tip 9405:Cannot multi-select polyline vertices above a raster image.

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