'Tutorial: How to insert images in Autodesk Inventor'

Answer as a tutorial

  1. Step 1:

    Click on the 'CREATE 2D SKETCH'

  2. Step 2:

    XZ plane, XY plane, if you are going to create a surface model of a car you will need to use the 3 plane with 3 reference images.... End Elevation, Elevation and the Plane.

  3. Step 3:

    Click on the image icon at top right hand side of your ribbon.

  4. Step 4:

    This is were you will navigate to your reference image on your computer and insert it in to the plane you have selected.

  5. Step 5:

    You can edit the size of your image with the use of dimensions and also constrain your image to the centre point with the use of constraints.

  6. Step 6:

    This is how you would go about if you wanted to edit your image.

  7. Step 7:

    You can rotate, flip and make the background image trasparent.