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How to insert an OLE object

How to insert an OLE object

How to insert an OLE object

When you copy (Ctrl+C) an image in Windows and paste it (Ctrl+V) in AutoCAD you get an image inserted in your file, not an external reference, but an OLE object. When I open this file in DraftShight I can see the image and the properties menu says it is an "OLE (1)" type object but I don't know how to insert this kind of object in DraftSight directly, the Ctrl+V method doesn't work. Any idea?


RE: How to insert an OLE object

If you are looking to insert an image, not just a link, you can use Reference Image on the Insert Menu. It inserts Image (1). An OLE object is inserted as Object on the Insert Menu. Sylvia

RE: How to insert an OLE object

Thank you felix7502, I wanted to insert the image as Object. Now I know how to do it, but, sadly, it's more complicated than in AutoCAD and It also doesn't respect the aspect ratio of the original image.

Thanks for your help.

RE: How to insert an OLE object

In the Properties Manager there is a Lock aspect ratio, also a Scale.

RE: How to insert an OLE object

Yes, I know, but I've to do it manually every time.

Thanks again.

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