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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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See also:
Tip 14106:Printing of the underlay map with a light background.
Tip 13920:Saving your Inventor model in the presentation color scheme (iLogic).
Tip 13557:How to create an image with transparent background in Fusion 360?
Tip 13131:How to crop an image or PDF underlay in Revit?
Tip 11790:How to get a hi-res image of an Inventor assembly (for a brochure, billboard...)?

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