Importing Images

You can import raster images to a Revit project to use as background images or as visual aids needed during the creation of a model. By default, images are imported behind the model and annotation symbols; however, you can change the display order. You can import images into 2D views only.

You can import images by clicking Insert tabImport panelImage, or by dragging and dropping them from Windows® Explorer.

To import an image

  1. Click Insert tabImport panelImage.
  2. In the Import Image dialog, navigate to the folder containing the image file to import.
  3. Select the file, and click Open.

    The imported image displays in the drawing area and moves with the cursor. The image displays symbolically, with 2 crossing lines indicating the extents of the image.

  4. Click to place the image.

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