Foreground Reference Utility

This is a very handy tool I found some time ago that lets you overlay an image on the screen, you can adjust the opacity as well as freeze it so you can manipulate the window below it, similar to a layer in photoshop or any other image editing program.

This is incredibly useful in a number of situations where a method to overlay an image is not available, I often use this in PCB design to verify my dimension are correct when drawing a component footprint.


Once you have the reference image where you want you can lock it by clicking the ‘Overlay’ button, to unlock it again just hit F1.

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