The Image tool inserts a bitmap image (PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.) from a file into the page as a view.
Image inserted in the drawing page
How to use
- Press the Image button
- A file dialog will open. Select a location and file name.
- Use the Scale property to adjust the size of the image.
- Use the Width and Height properties to clip the image.
See also: TechDraw API and FreeCAD Scripting Basics.
The Image tool can be used in macros and from the Python console by using the following functions:
dvi = FreeCAD.ActiveDocument.addObject('TechDraw::DrawViewImage','TestImage')
rc = page.addView(dvi)
dvi.ImageFile = "pathToMy/imageFile.png"
dvi.Height = 200
dvi.Width = 200
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