editing rasters with vector overlay

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csmith22
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editing rasters with vector overlay

Postby csmith22 » Fri Jan 20, 2006 5:36 pm

Do any of you know of a plugin or other software package that allows the editing on rasters while viewing vectors? I use photoshop because of the wide selection of tools available to edit my images but they need to line up with a CAD drawing so I have to edit the raster, then bring it up in a software package that allows both the display of rasters and vectors.
Any ideas?

Thanks

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Postby Jaci » Thu Feb 02, 2006 5:55 am

Can you convert the CAD file to EPS?
Unless you want to edit the CAD file after you've edited the image in Photoshop there's no need for a program that displays both raster and vector. You won't be able to resize the CAD part as you would with a vector file because you would then lose the alignment of the raster image.
If you really need a program to display both, then Illustrator is the answer: it can import both the Photoshop and the CAD files.


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