Hi, i want to put a logo on the device i have designed. i can engrave text but cannot engrave a logo or a picture. tell me how to make a logo file.can we engrave a ..jpeg file or there is some specific file format for it. And by which feature i can engrave it. Thank you
This may help create your sketch.
Create a sketch on the plane you want the logo on. Import logo jpeg (tools-Sketch tools-sketch picture) -- scale logo to size required and position in place -- you will have to retrace logo using jpeg as guide -- then cut extrude the sketch from model. check out the colt logo https://grabcad.com/library/colt-m1911-presentation-box-1/files
Add some decals and trace the picture using spline
Thank you for the help. i did it succesfully by using Autotrace . but the problem now is that the tracing is not that smooth and the logo sketch have too much corners(edges) in it.
How to smooth the tracing.
Do You need to engrave? I mean sometimes decal is enough:
Now when I understood Your need I must say decal will not help You at all. Sorry. Is You company logo very complex?
not complex but many curves are there in it. and when i trace it, edges appear instead of smooth curves. so after making the edges smooth , the logo design does not remain the same.
i think i what i should do is trace the logo. and then replace the traced lines with the spline. may be that will work better
So many curves that You don't want to sketch it from scratch with interpolation splines? When getting comfortable editing and adjusting splines it's ok. I used to make own font's with them, heh what waste of time it was. But at least You get as smooth curves and edges as You like.
Care to upload .jpg of logo?
I basically want to engrave the logo of my company on the plastic mold design i am making.
will the decal be on the mold when it is made ?
This is my logo..
Answered with a tutorial: https://grabcad.com/tutorials/how-to-engrave-a-logo-o-a-part-in-solidworks
the file was solidworks 2013 have added iges and step files