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in categories  freecad  opensource  permalink:  184   posted on 16.11.2010 12:21
From Yorik

Using background images for tracing in FreeCAD

I just implemented this little feature:

Rectangle objects now have a "Texture image" property, where you can choose an image file. That image then gets mapped on the rectangle. You must of course take care of making the rectangle the same proportion as the image. But this way, specially combined with the transparency property, you get a great way of tracing CAD objects over a scanned paper drawing.

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