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Spaceface

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:24 pm
Joined: 29 Dec 2009
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Hi,

I've downloaded the latest version of blender and cannot add a background ref image.

When I hit N a pop up to the right appears and has a option checkbox "Background Image"

I checked the box but find where to open any preferences to select an image to from my files?

Any step by step help appreciated.

Thanks.
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_BigWings_

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 8:16 am
Joined: 12 Mar 2009
Posts: 25
in the header menu of your 3d view select "view->background image..."

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Nikprodanov

Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 10:47 am
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Posts: 352
Get a newer build, Alpha 0 is outdated and doesnt have the "load image" button.
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btc-cocr

Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:14 pm
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_BigWings_ wrote:
in the header menu of your 3d view select "view->background image..."

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you appear to not have read that this is the new version, the method you describe worked in the old version
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stiv

Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:31 pm
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Uhhhh... when the the Original Poster said 'latest version', that was back in December 2009. A hazard when posting in old threads, I guess.
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flash5565

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:56 pm
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So, is there a way to add background images with the (currently) new version of blender? I dont see a way to import one...
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Tehrasha

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:53 pm
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Bottom most section....

http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.6/Manual/3D_interaction/Navigating/3D_View_Options
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Silambarasan

Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:52 am
Joined: 06 Aug 2013
Posts: 1
Hi, Smile

Background images only available for Top, Right(Side), Back, Bottom, Left and Front (and their complementary versions) orthographic views! The picture remains the same when you switch between these six views. Very Happy


simply hit this link http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.6/Manual/3D_interaction/Navigating/3D_View_Options

keep Very Happy
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