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Is it possible to crop an image in an imageframe?

It's the first time I am using scribus, so this might be a dumb question, but adjusting layer to image and vice versa was immediately clear, but cropping just wasn't and google didn't yield me any usefull results just yet..

Of course I know cropping isn't the first duty of a dtp program like Scribus, but it looked simple enough to expect it.

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Oh dear! It waited here for so long! I hope it still helps.

Select “Image Frame” with content you want to crop. In “Properties” window (usually F2/Window->Properties) go to the “Image” section. There you can select between two modes: “Free Scaling” and “Scale To Frame Size”. They're quite self-explanatory: the latter will scale your content along with Image Frame, the former will make image “immune” to changes of its container size, thus enabling you to effectively “crop” image.

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Right-click -> Edit image... will open the file in your default image editor. Be aware that you are editing the original image this way.

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This is not as good as cropping within Scribus because you will have a harder time un-cropping later if you so desire. The answer from thebodzio is better because it is non-destructive editing. – Sean Madsen Nov 1 '12 at 17:21

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