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Author: Eddie Carroll | Website: http://

Tracing Bitmaps

To trace your bitmap, select the bitmap you want to convert. Select Modify > Trace Bitmap.

When the above dialog box appears adjust the settings:
  • Colour Treshold - the amount each pixel will vary from the pixel next to it before is is viewed as another colour. The larger the number the lower the number of vectors created.
  • Minimum Area - entering values between 1 and 1000 will set the minimum size a vector shape can be created by the trace.
  • Curve Fit - determines how closely the traced shapes follow the original bitmap colours.
  • Corner Treshold - the amount a curve can bend before it's turned into a corner.

Click OK and examine the outcome. This is a tricky method and involves lots of experimentation and the final outcome will be what you are most happy with.

Good luck and happy flashing!!

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2000-03-13
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