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Dishav Vasudev

Error! Editing Image attributes of Referenced Image changes randomly?

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Has anyone noticed;

 - when referencing an image into Vectorworks (either Design Layer or Sheets) and changing the 'Image Attributes' - 'Dimensions' from 100% to 50% to reduce the file size (note Raw Image size of Image B becomes 3MB from 12Mb).

- then I go an export the PDF (attached) and there seems nothing wrong....at first! 

 

The problem / glitch happens when I close the Vectorworks file after saving and re-open the file (at another time) to find the images that were referenced in to have suddenly changed scale. One of the screenshots below shows a green bounding box on the Design Layer, and this indicates to me the images has gotten bigger. Twice as big. After a few testing, I noticed, what ever percentage I changed the Image Attribute to, it won't save the attribute I have set when I open the file.

 

I have tried to lock the image and it would not work. I have many options I could think of, but somehow this feature of reference image only works if the 'Image Attribute-Dimensions' is untouched, which seems odd. The only reason I have to change the size is to reduce the image size, file size, PDF size when exporting to clients.

 

I find it very odd that this is the mechanics for referenced image.

 

Many Thanks for your time reading this topic.

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0000 Image Referenced on Sheet.pdf

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