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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.

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2 Click on New and Symbol

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3 Click on File and Import

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4 Browse to the bitmap you wish to import

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5 The tank will appear in the symbol as below.

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6 To remove the white background click on Tools and Swap Colors

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7 Change Swap Color from and to as below then click the OK button

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8 The white background should disappear as seen below

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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. 

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