step by step process for importing a bitmap (ex. *.png file)

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step by step process for importing a bitmap (ex. *.png file)

Postby akridge » Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:05 pm

Trying this again since the previous message didn't get answered.

I've done some searching and it appears I should be able to import a file of type PNG but I've been unsuccessful with getting it into QCAD. Need help with a step-by-step process for doing this.

Using QCAD version is 2.2.2.0 Professional, OS is Mac OSX version 10.5.8

Thank you,
Scott

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answer

Postby akridge » Sat Mar 06, 2010 2:32 pm

I found out how to insert a gif or digital image.

Open QCAD and go to DRAW->INSERT IMAGE then choose the image from the file selection window.

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Postby andrew » Sat Mar 06, 2010 2:35 pm

What exactly is the problem with PNGs? Can you not choose a PNG file in the file dialog? Can you insert it but it does not show? Does it show but not correctly? Please be as specific as possible, thanks.

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clarification

Postby akridge » Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:50 am

I got it to work correctly, just posted the steps so others could use. I only tried GIF but I'm sure PNG would work fine also.

Scott


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