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jpg or bitmap images on surface

jpg or bitmap images on surface

(OP)
hi
using a 3.o rhino
when I put a jpg (or bitmap)image on a surface it distors (magnifies) the image beyond recognition.
I have tried small or very large images and the result is the same
what setting should I try?
Thanks a lot

RE: jpg or bitmap images on surface

Are you using RHINO's "Pictureframe" command ?

1. Works well
2. Scalable
3. Trims just like a regular RHINO planar surface.

Just set up a planar surface where you think you want your picture to land. You can delete the planar surface once you have aligned a "construction plane" with it ("UCS" in Acad). The pictureframe command will give you a dialog box, us it to find and insert your bitmap (BMP or JPG work well). Use STANDARD RHINO scale rotate and trim commands AND drag-to-place, as if the picture was a standard RHINO planar surface. THEN trim it any way you want, using regular planar figures (entities) like lines arcs and circles, etc. RHINO will lose the part of the picture you meant to lose, and keep the keep-part of your trim. Works pretty well !

Good Luck !

Contact me back here. I'll check from time to time.

I'm looking for a good RHINO forum instead of the RHINO web-site forums- I'm spoiled with how well this forum is organized.

RE: jpg or bitmap images on surface

(OP)
Hi

Thank you for this. It works very well.
My next question would be what to do with the cylider or other curved surfaces?
 

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