How do you insert image to AutoCAD drawing? You probably already use this tip, but I still see many people are asking about this, so I think I’ll share it anyway.
The first thing that cross your mind probably using reference. Yes you can attach an image, not only DWGs.
This method has it advantages. But that’s not what we will discuss here.
It’s the advantages. Like XREF, you need to send the image to when you send the drawing. Of course we can prevent it left behind by using eTransmit.
But some of us prefer to keep it simple. Not all of us are enhanced users. I was frustrated too before because of this.
You can simply paste it
Yes. It’s true.
After you open it, right click, choose copy from context menu.
Now open your AutoCAD drawing. Now you can press [ctrl] + V to paste the image. Or choose paste from clipboard on your AutoCAD ribbon.
More tip about this, if you want to add your company logo for your title block, you may want to add it on your DWT template, so you don’t need to add it on each drawing.
So do you think this is preferred method than using image reference?