how do create a link with an external image

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AndyB78
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how do create a link with an external image

Post by AndyB78 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 1:52 pm

I tried to use the method "writeImageDef" but when I opened the dxf file with autocad the following error appears: "Unknown object type IMAGEDEF ignored".

Which are the correct step to do add a background image in a dxf file?

Thanks in advanced for your help.

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Post by andrew » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:01 pm

- Write the image definitions inside the OBJECTS section of the DXF file (see DL_Dxf::writeObjects / writeObjectsEnd).
- Write the image itself (writeImage) inside the ENTITIES section

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Re: how do create a link with an external image

Post by Dagata-mining » Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:21 am

Any updates on that?? Been strugling for a bit and tried this approach without any succesz

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