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Insert image into idw

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09-05-2012 08:42 AM

I want to add our company logos to a few drawings.  I added a small thumbnail to the title block a while ago.  In the sketch tab, Insert, Image, I can drop in bmp's.  However, when I'm trying to ad it directly to the sheet nest to a text box or part view, I don't know how to.  If I create a new sketch, the Image icon in the sketch tab is grayed out.  


How do I insert an image in my idw?

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Re: Insert image into idw

09-05-2012 09:18 AM in reply to: eveylynne

Hi eveylynne,


You can create a Sketched Symbol, and place the image in the symbol, and then place it as needed onto the drawing sheet.


I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,

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Re: Insert image into idw

09-20-2012 10:10 AM in reply to: Curtis_Waguespack

Thank you!

It's a bit cumbersome, but it does the job!

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Re: Insert image into idw

01-02-2014 09:26 AM in reply to: eveylynne
I couldn't get the link in the above response to open so I played around with different functions until I found one that worked well for what I needed it for....Figured I'd share it. For the Record I am using Inventor 2013 Under the "Manage" tab, Click "Insert Object" Make sure the "Create New" button is selected. I chose "Microsoft Office Word Document" but there are plenty others in the list to chose from. Once you click OK it should open the selected program in a new window, in my case Microsoft Word. I then Pasted the image in word, manipulated it till I was pleased, saved, and closed. You can choose to place the object on your drawing before or after you close the new window, and manipulate the size as necessary. Hope this helps anyone else with the similar issue. Thanks!
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Re: Insert image into idw

01-02-2014 09:36 AM in reply to: SSHotMixParts


To insert image on drawing, you need, insert from file, and if you want , you can link the image with the drawing in other words if the image will be modified it will be affected to the drawing. For me, i prefer to don't link the inserted file

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