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Importing JPGs to Use as Tracing Templates

rick59rick59 Member Posts: 6
Can't find for the life of me how to insert a JPG superimposed on a sketch to use for tracing.  I can upload a pic, but then it sits there in its own tab and I am unable to do anything with it...has anyone been able to do this?


  • abefeldmanabefeldman Member Posts: 166 ✭✭✭
    @Rick59 Onshape does not yet support sketch pictures, but I will add you to the improvement request.
    Abe Feldman
    UX/PD/Community Support
  • Steve TrambertSteve Trambert Member Posts: 5
    Hi there Abe, mind if I lend my voice to this request as well?  Pictures can be quite handy for tracing out logos and other aesthetic designs. I use them quite often.

    If your team is looking for inspiration, I'm a fan of the "sketch picture" implementation in SolidWorks.  Though with so many Solidworks vets on the OnShape team, I'm sure you're familiar with that feature already.
  • berneberne Member Posts: 22 ✭✭
    +1 for sketch pictures... I definitely use them.
  • david_rihadavid_riha Member Posts: 1
    One more vote for the "sketch picture" function.
  • caz_waskowiczcaz_waskowicz Member Posts: 2
    +1 another vote for this. Really helps if all you have is PDFs or images to work from!
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