Hello or "tervehdys" as we say here ...
I cant make cutout appearence work with attached images.
Trying to make simple perforated plate .
As I have understood IV should cut out black colour by attached jpeg.
Just cant figure out why wont work ?
(Earlier versions it use to be simple, defined by the pixel in the corner...)
Since they made some major changes to the appearances in 2013, I am not quite sure. But, the old way of doing it required you to end the texture filename with &. This is how Inventor knows that the color of the pixel should be transparent. See the attached file for an example.
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Hey ,thanks Cwhetten for trying but as mentioned its different in IV2013
Inventor (quoted) wiki help gives a well detailed instruction but I cant find out what I´m doing wrong
"You do not have to use image-editing software capable of creating transparent pixels. Autodesk Inventor uses a bitmap interpretation scheme that assigns transparency to black areas within the image.
The image is used as the Cutout map in the Appearance Browser.
Am I strugling against windmills when beliveing what IV wiki help instructs to do.
How do You make Your custom appearances ?
it shouldnt be this tricky - I must be missing some siple trick.
Would be happy to receive example partfile & cutout image.
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