TN Citect019 How to import a bitmap into a symbol in Citect SCADA 2016
How to import a bitmap into a symbol in Citect SCADA 2016
This Tech Note walks you through importing a bitmap into a Citect symbol
- Author: Alex Davenport
- Published: 05/30/2018
- Applies to: Citect SCADA 2016
1 Open the Citect Graphics Builder.
2 Click on New and Symbol
3 Click on File and Import
4 Browse to the bitmap you wish to import
5 The tank will appear in the symbol as below.
6 To remove the white background click on Tools and Swap Colors
7 Change Swap Color from and to as below then click the OK button
8 The white background should disappear as seen below
9 Click on File and Save As. A dialog box appears with the option to save the Symbol into the Global folder or click on New to create your own folder.