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Tracing an image in a sketch?

Aaron_HooverAaron_Hoover Member Posts: 35 EDU
Is there any chance that the ability to import an image into a sketch is likely to become a feature at some point in the future? I've seen a number of engineers use that ability to do really effective reverse engineering (or modeling of interesting biological forms from photos) in other software like Solidworks. I have no idea how hard that would be to implement, but it'd be a great feature to have.

Comments

  • pete_yodispete_yodis OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 666 ✭✭✭
    On a similar vein... how about point cloud import from 3D scanned objects? The ultimate in reverse engineering.
  • kevin_quigleykevin_quigley Member Posts: 306 ✭✭✭
    +1 on the sketch. +1 on the point cloud esp if it includes tools like creating curves from sections through point cloud ( see Rhino). But in truth I'd rather have a few critical surfacing tools added before either.
  • lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,906
    Sounds good @KevinQuigley
    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers, User Group Leader Posts: 1,552 PRO
    Yeap surfaces & 3d sketches 1st.
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