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how to import picture to NX4?

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mp3k

Guest
Hi,
I need to import some picture into NX4 so I could make 3d model of it. I had looked for, but found nothing useful. Could you advise me?
I think it's called Reverse engineering. I saw it on UGS users meeting about month ago in Nymburk, CZ
 

support

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What format are the images?

Hello mp3k,

What do you hope to accomplish? Please explain further so we can assist you:

  • Do you want to set a picture image as the screen background?
  • Do you want to import the picture onto a sketch plane?
  • What format are the pictures in?
Thanks.
3DCADTips Help Desk :cool:
 
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mp3k

Guest
support said:
Hello mp3k,

What do you hope to accomplish? Please explain further so we can assist you:

  • Do you want to set a picture image as the screen background?
  • Do you want to import the picture onto a sketch plane?
  • What format are the pictures in?
Thanks.
3DCADTips Help Desk :cool:
Put the picture in ANY format (jpg, bmp, gif, tif, ...) to a sketch plane would be best.

THX
 
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mp3k

Guest
Really nobody?

Really nobody knows the solution of any way to get picture into plane or face or some other placement? :( :(
 
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fgbrender

Guest
import image

You can insert an image onto a plane but it probably will not help much fo "reverse engineering". It is still just a 2D bitmap image. At best it can be used for visualization - textures and such.
 
M

mp3k

Guest
fgbrender said:
You can insert an image onto a plane but it probably will not help much fo "reverse engineering". It is still just a 2D bitmap image. At best it can be used for visualization - textures and such.
Of course I know that, but I need to draw sketch or other curvers on it and then it extrude (for example).
 
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fgbrender

Guest
I suupose you could import an image on a plane, orient your wcs to that plane and then trace the bitmap.
 
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whiteley

Guest
How do you import an image onto a plane or a face for visualization? Do you need a license of an add on Application to do this?
 
M

mp3k

Guest
fgbrender said:
I suupose you could import an image on a plane, orient your wcs to that plane and then trace the bitmap.
YES, exactly. But question is still the same: HOW?
I found out that I can place picture in drafting, but I can't get it to modeling.
 
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fgbrender

Guest
Well, just as I finished my last post I had a revelation. In the visualization menu there is a selection called "Raster Image". This will place a raster image on the XY plane in Modeling. Let me know if you need more info...
 

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