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Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 9:58:24 PM | PDF Raster image as a super imposed backgroud

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I receive pdf raster civil images.  I would like to use the image as a super imposed back groud for the adjacent site.  How do you get the image to a scale.  Back in the day when i used autocad I would find a dimension in the image and scale it accordingly.  Also i am wiping out the back backgroud in photoshop and saving as a TIF (raster image).  Is there a way to get this to vector image so all of the lines  can be picked and the image removed for file size?

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Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 2:46:58 AM | PDF Raster image as a super imposed backgroud

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Once you place the image, you can use the scale tool to resize the image the way you would in autocad.  You will need to know a dimension and use it as a reference for the scale.

Unfortunately you will not be able to pick lines in vector images, in fact I'm not even sure you'll be able to import vector images although I have not tried.  However, just saving a file as TIF in vector format doesn't make the lines vector unless you plan on running it through a converter.

 

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