Edit > Background... -- how to keep aspect ratio?

marco75marco75 Posts: 0
edited December 1969 in Daz Studio Discussion

I'd like to use a reference image as a guide to create a character from a drawing.

File > New

Edit > Background...

In the dialog, I choose a .jpg i downloaded from deviant art:


It stretches to fill the entire viewport, making it useless. How can I force DS4.5 to display the image in its original ratio, centered in the viewport?

Thanks in advance.

778 x 950 - 140K


  • JimmyC_2009JimmyC_2009 Posts: 8,891
    edited December 1969

    If you use a Plane Primitive of the correct size that you need, and apply the image in the Duffuse channel in the Surfaces tab, that should work.

  • FirstBastionFirstBastion Posts: 4,163
    edited December 1969

    All you do is go into Render Setting and set the dimensions to "custom" and then enter the width and height dimensions of your image.
    The image above is 778px × 950px for example

    1018 x 533 - 298K
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