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Images

Inserting Images using the Picture button or Import function

Replacing Images

Insert Image as Material using Drag&Drop

Hack: using images as decoration

Inserting Images using the Picture button or Import function

Images can be placed at any position within a plan. The following example demonstrates how an image is attached to a wall.

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1.Either go into the Application menu and use the Import function or go onto the Start tab and use the Picture button in the Drawing Elements group to select an image file.
2.The cursor will change its appearance, as shown on the left. The tooltip On Area will indicate to you that the cursor is positioned directly on the surface of the wall.
3.Use one click to set the origin for the image.
4.Now move the mouse to set the size of the image. Both height and breadth can be changed in this way. The alternative is to enter the values using the keyboard.

Replacing Images

Images within designs can be replaced simply by drag and drop. Application of the function is shown in the illustration below, using a local directory. It is also possible to drag an image from a web browser onto the image in the design to replace it.

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Insert Image as Material using Drag&Drop

An image is inserted tiled, that means as a material, if you drag&drop it from your file system to a wall or another object. Read more here.

Hack: Using images as decoration

You can use images on stretcher frames as wall decoration.

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1.Draw a Cuboid directly on the surface of your wall.
2.Give the Cuboid a thickness of approximately 2cm.
3.Select an image from your Media Browser or from the Internet and apply it to the cuboid via Drag&Drop.
4.Use Edit Texture (Edit tab, Drawing Elements group) to adjust the size of the image.
1.In addition you can define the textured cuboid as a Wall Object. Select wall and cuboid at once and click the Wall Object button (Start tab, Room Elements group). Following this, the picture will be firmly linked to the relevant wall and can be moved by means of special interactors.

 

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