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Questions about removing part of an image at the sides, or about removing a few millimeters of paper from around the sides of a printed piece after printing.

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Crop from Left to Right and Top to Bottom (Not X and Y)

What tools can crop images from left to right and top to bottom? I don't want to crop by setting numbers for X and Y. To be specific, I want something like this.
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How to crop complex (vector) graphics in Illustrator

I have to crop complex (lots of strokes) floral shapes in Illustrator. To date I could not find a method that just works without manual labor and fixing afterwards. This is graphic I'm trying to crop ...
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Excerpts of sheet music

I need to cut several excerpts of sheet music - two or three lines - for use in an article and in a dissertation. Some of the sheet music is in Sibelius, some is PDFs, some needs to be scanned and ...
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How to crop an object in Inkscape and update the object's node paths to reflect the new shape?

I created a circle in Inkscape that I want to crop a smaller circle out of, and then use the Corners (Fillet/Chamfer) Path Effect to round the edges of the cropped out area, creating the shape of a ...
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How to cutout and keep only the contents of a circle of vectors with Inkscape?

I have a document of 75+ vector graphics laid out in a grid fashion that fills the entire page. I would like to create a "circular crop" of the grid, leaving only the vector objects and ...
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Trim Canvas to First Visible Pixel

I have a large amount of 1024x1024 images that are mostly transparent pixels. I need to crop these images to the smallest possible centered square that includes all pixels. In other words: I need to ...
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Efficient way to Manual tile print from InDesign?

I've been manual tiling large documents in a way that just seems so long winded to me – I'm thinking there must be a more efficient method?! This is what I've been doing: Work out the print area of ...
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Photoshop - Crop the sides of an image down to the borders of an object

For example, turn this: into this: but to a more pixel-perfect way, using photoshop. How can I achieve such a result? Thanks
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Creating a path and inverting it for picture cropping

I would like to basically insert a picture behind the heart and I would like to have it the form of the inner path of the heart. How can I copy the inner path of the heart and then use it to crop my ...
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Crop Image at specific location from multiple images [closed]

I have a multiple images of one app. The original image size is 800x480 pixels. I want to crop a specific part of all images. lets say 50x50 pixels image from original images. Is there any software or ...
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How to get inside a part of a selection (border) of an image

I had this question previously, but it is not working anymore with Photoshop 2022: How to quickly get inside of this magic wand tool border selection - complex image I don't know why. So here a new ...
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Image Batch Processing: Remove horizontal slice of an image and fill its void by the surrounding areas from above and/or below

Original Images & Desired Outcome I have a batch of PNG images which need the same automated image processing: Middle part (red) shall get eliminated entirely and its void filled from above/below ...
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how to select a rectangle (to crop to) in gimp?

How can I select a rectangle and crop to it in gimp? I opened an image. The rectangle selection tool is apparently selected. The mouse cursor consisted of a cross-hairs, a no-entry sign, and a double-...
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Zealous Crop that will arrange elements independent of each other

I'm trying to remove whitespace with a Zealous Crop. In both Gimp and XnView MP they'll crop the whitespace and move elements closer together, but whitespace remains above and below each element ...
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How do you crop a symbol in illustrator without changing every symbol?

Is there a way to crop a symbol on your artboard without altering the other symbols on the artboard that are the same?
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Cropping every image to a special shape in powerpoint

I have a PowerPoint premium template (attached). I don't know how, but it crops every image to a special styled shape. Any idea how can I do that in case I want to change these shapes? I have checked ...
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How can I crop a layer in GIMP without shrinking the canvas?

A very simple exercise in GIMP: create a new (blank) image, open a .jpg image as a new layer, and crop that layer. What should happen: the canvas should stay the same size, regardless of how much or ...
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Photoshop: crop to exclude any transparency on a ragged edge

I have a square image with a ragged edge: the transparent pixels outside the image "weave" in and out towards the image center, within some unknown range. This range may be different for ...
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How can I punch out shapes between multiple layers?

EDIT: Working in Illustrator, vector as final product. Hello, I'm trying to turn the white stars pictured here transparent. Problem is, I'm a newbie and probably made this the wrong way. There are ...
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Auto crop to the maximum area that has pixels

Case: I have a circle 200x200, then I add a drop shadow to it, so the shadow is outside of the visible part. If I click crop and click in one of the areas to adjust it shows me the area that have ...
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Best way to crop these planks into individual layers, and export them all as separate JPEG files with no white around the edges?

I'm looking for a good workflow in dealing with a document like this. The files need to be JPEG, but I also can't have any white around the planks. Is there a smart way to select and separate each ...
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Cropped video changes to original uncropped version when saved as a media file

I used Powerpoint to create a screen recording and cropped the recording in Powerpoint, but when I saved it as an mp4 media file the entire part of the screen that was originally recorded, instead of ...
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PDFs suddenly loose quality after cropping in Adobe Illustrator and get pixelated

I routinely placed and cropped PDFs within Illustrator, without any issue. From today, when I crop a placed PDF, it gets kind of pixelated after cropping (example below). This never happened before. ...
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When working with printing services, how big are paper sizes before trimming to "standard" sizes?

I'm working on a case-bound hardcover A5 book (portrait) and this is the first time I've ever had design files for content inside the book when bookbinding. The signatures will be sewn together and ...
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Batch crop and center photos by trimming whitespace

Processing large amounts of product images shot on white backdrops is very time consuming and seems like the perfect job for an app/script, but I cannot see anything available that can do this. If I ...
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Directly save a jpg after cropping without jpeg option panel

I have a jpeg image in Adobe Photoshop. If I only crop it, it cannot be saved directly (Delete Cropped Pixels checked). There was a jpeg option panel opened to let me choose quality, etc. It is ...
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I would like to cut an image into several sections

HI Graphic Design friends, I'm in trouble... My question for you are these: Can I create a GIMP/Inkscape template that once opened and inserted a photo crop exactly the same point in the same size? ...
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How to crop images in Gimp 2.10?

When I use the crop tool to crop an image and then export the result, the output is uncropped, i.e., has the original size and includes content outside the cropping rectangle. For all intents and ...
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How to Crop and Save Jpg In Photoshop WIthout Save As?

Hello I have a lot of jpg images that I need to crop and save. The problem is after Im done cropping the jpg I try to save but the pop up "Save As" dialog keeps popping up. And even if I ...
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Where is the straightening tool that allows ~4 guide lines?

After numerous queries involving various combinations of "straighten perspective guides transform photoshop adobe" I've come across many new ways to change the perspective of an image but I ...
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Making both sides of a crop the same length

I started with this photo of a power tower, wanting to make a four pointed star out of it. I have cropped it in Lightroom to be as centered and vertical as I could do by eye. My approach was to ...
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Apply filter only on clipped bitmap in Inkscape

I would like to apply a filter in Inkscape only on the clipped part of an object. I want to apply a filter only on part of a bitmap (shown here as a white square). Typically, I use Set Clip to select ...
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Remove extra portions from an object in inkscape

I have three squares arranged in an inverted L shape, but the one in the middle is slightly larger than the other two squares. (Please look at the picture given below) The black square has some ...
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How to fix photo perspective and crop to a perfect rectangle?

I have a picture of a document. The camera was not perfectly perpendicular to the document. The top is shorter than the bottom. How do I create a free form selection around the document in GIMP, and ...
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Bulk croping same portion from multiple file [duplicate]

I want to crop same portion, say rectangular areas from multiple image files which are located at same place in all files. Is there anyway to do it in GIMP? and I also have to do it regularly. Can I ...
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Help understanding bleeds in Scribus

I'm trying to get a grasp on bleeds in Scribus. I've created an A4 document (W:210mm x H:297mm); all margins are 14mm, and the bleeds are set to 5mm. The first thing I find confusing is that with ...
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Cropping multiple images in Photoshops to add logo

I am working on a research project at the moment that requires me to use photoshop. I have ten different images that are all screen grabs from google maps. I would like to crop all the images to ...
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Shape looks cut off / cropped - different problem?

https://sky-walker.net/temp/test/liquid.svg The problem is similar to this: Shape looks cut off / cropped I have tried: saving the file and reopening - unfortunately it does not help. menu Object /...
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How do I crop a layer in GIMP?

Sometimes, I'll have several layers on an image and I want to crop one of them. NOT resize it, crop it. Every technique I've tried simply crops EVERYTHING, not just the layer I'm working on. I have to ...
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Actual cropping dimensions are "wrong" in PS

I use Photoshop CC. I'm interested in cropping a specific area inside an image. To to so, I set the requested cropping dimensions in pixels, set the same PPI as the original image image, and crop. ...
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Cropping a PDF and scaling part of a PDF

I have an 8.5×11 PDF which has some stuff on it and an image I want to crop turn it into a 4×6 format. I used GIMP to crop the image, made a new template, pasted it (it just sits in the center, but I ...
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How to get the coordinates for a selection bounding box in Gimp

I'll make a rectangle selection in image. I have to read the left, right, up and down dimensions of this selected region in full image. The following image is an example of this. Edit: Can we print ...
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Illustrator: how to crop image without losing quality

I'm trying to use Illustrator to edit .eps images. I want to crop an image. But it always decreases the resolution of the image after whatever way I crop it. I tried setting the cropping ...
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How to tightly fit an image into a different image's frame using Gimp

I'm trying to fit a screenshot of an app onto this stock photo using Gimp 2.10.10. I know how to change the perspective and fit the screenshot onto the phone but I'm not sure how to select the finger ...
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Bluebeam: saving a cropped pdf without the rest of the image behind

Bluebeam 2018. Using Document > Crop Pages... to crop a single page pdf down to my requirements. I save the pdf file but it appears it just saves the entire document still with information on the ...
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How to move freely a multiple cropped shapes from an image

I'm trying to crop multiple circles from an image. I grouped the circles and applied : Object -> compound path -> make; whereas the image I made it a clipping mask, and then used the pathfinder tools ...
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Photoshop: Can I save a list of fixed ratios for future use?

When using Photoshop, I often use the Fixed Ratio selection tool to create images with exact sizes, for Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Featured Images, etc. I've been looking for a way (or plugin) to make ...
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How to export different crop sizes in Photoshop?

I would like to take a typical 2:3 ratio image in Photoshop CC and make a square 1:1 crop and an 8:10 crop. I want to save my crops non-destructively within the PSD file so I have access to my ...
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Confused about photoshop cropping size

I am very new to photoshop. Suppose I have a large dimension image and I want to crop it down to 3500px × 3500px with 300px/in resolution. Then I select crop tool and from preset drop down menu I set ...
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How to crop an image edge in Photoshop?

I need to crop the image edge in the wave shape using Photoshop CS6. I cannot find any feature like that, tried to use the wave filter but it doesn't work this way. Any help will be appreciated. The ...
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