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How to put pictures on surfaces?

How to put pictures on surfaces?

How to put pictures on surfaces?


Is it possible to apply a picture file on a surface in 3d view?

Thx alot...

RE: How to put pictures on surfaces?

In Ver 8 you can apply a decal to the surface...don't know if it was possible prior to 8 as I only used Ver 7 for a month.  You may need to go to Sean Dotsons website to download iTweak for issues on the bitmap showing as a thumbnail.  


Alan M. Etzkorn  
Product Engineer
Nixon Tool Co.

RE: How to put pictures on surfaces?

Please specify how - I have a bitmap and a part (that is included in an assembly...

How do I place and dimension it?

RE: How to put pictures on surfaces?


Unfortunately I can't help you with that, I haven't used bitmaps in parts...Have you tried on the help in IV?...I don't have it open at this point.

Maybe one of the other Guru's that listen in here can pipe in with the methodology.

Alan M. Etzkorn  
Product Engineer
Nixon Tool Co.

RE: How to put pictures on surfaces?

You have to place the BMP at the part level.  Open the part and start a new sketch.  Now choose Insert Image from the part menu.  Browse to the BMP (it should be in your project path) and insert it.  You can now dim to the edges of the BMP and to the part by using projected geometry.

The use the decal command to place the image on the surface of the object.

Hope this helps.

Sean Dotson, PE
Inventor Tutorials & More
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