Since MSU switched to Maya in the fall of 2009, these pages have not been updated
and Wobbe F. Koning moved on to Monmouth University in the Fall of 2014

Using the Backdrop in Lightwave Modeler


Loading design drawings of other images as a backdrop into the viewports is a great way to translate the 2D image to a 3D object

Loading images

The backdrop settings are not part of your object. Saving your object will not save your backdrop settings. You can save your backdrop settings using the Presets pull down menu in the Display Options (Backdrop Tab)

Choosing Display Settings

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