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Is it possible to import a background picture ?

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I would like to import a background picture, more precisely for example a map with countries border, in order to position my nodes and edges geographically.

I tried the Icon properties option  but then the picture is not really a "background" ....

Thank you for your help.
asked Aug 20, 2013 in Help by FX (210 points)

1 Answer

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See "File" -> "Preferences", tab "Background". Click the long "No Image" button, then choose "More". The background image should be a GIF, JPG, or PNG file.
answered Aug 20, 2013 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (126,520 points)
is the background image linked or embedded?
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