Sounds like a decent feature request, but GF staff doesnt read this part of the forum. You might want to report this either in “problems and support” or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, both of which will open a ticket and get looked at.
The currently accepted method for doing what you’re talking about is to import the image into a SVG editor, like inkscape or illustrator, and use a trace function inside that software to prepare the image for forging.
There are a number of discussions on how to do this, I’d suggest hunting around in the forum for topics like “preparing image”.
Discussions like this:
And many more useful topics can be found in the matrix:
You can use Glowforge’s built in trace function to get both a cut outline and engrave. Just click the trace cursor near the outside of your printed or drawn image. When you return to the design space you should see both cut and engrave operations there. For more information about Trace be sure to check the support docs and work through the recommended first three prints.