[Bf-committers] Reference Images Proposal

Tom M letterrip at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 23:43:50 CET 2010

On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Matt Ebb <matt at mke3.net> wrote:

> -1 from me too, I agree with Brecht. Textured planes can be used
> easily here, that's how its done in most other applications too. A
> while ago I started writing an add primitive script 'Add Image Plane'
> that when executed would open a file selector, and automatically map
> the chosen image to a plane with the right drawtype etc. Pretty
> trivial stuff and not worth coding more and more complexity into
> Blender (especially on empties either) just to support this.

Matt, a script already exists in 2.49 to do that, called '2D Cutout
image importer' from the UV menu


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