Questions tagged [crop]

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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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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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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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 crop SVG images in Inkscape?

I want the sides of this SVG image trimmed: I tried opening it with Inkscape, selecting the region I want with the Rectangle tool and then Object → Clip → Set. But nothing happens.
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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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How to fit canvas to the actual image?

I have an image which has a lot of transparency around it and I need the canvas to automatically fit the image. Currently I am doing this by hand with the crop tool. Is there any fit canvas to image ...
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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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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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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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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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How to cut overlapping when save for web using artboards?

How can I auto cut the overlapping stuff outside the artboard when I save for web and/or just while using "normal export"? When I'm in the save for web window the image is bigger then the artboard ...
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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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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 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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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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Cropping different layers of a gif differently in Photoshop CS3

I have a gif of two people where one of them is moving out of the frame and I want to crop that person out of the gif entirely, leaving just the main person, which means cropping each layer slightly ...
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Cropping SVG files

How do I crop SVG files I created used MarvinSketch? Now I realise there are a few answers to this question like this one Getting rid of Whitespace in Inkscape but I've done that and it didn't work as ...
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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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Difference between Cropping, Scaling, Resizing & Changing Aspect Ration of an Image?

I am too confused in understanding different terms used with sizing of an image. What is the difference between: Cropping an image Resizing an image Scaling an image Changing Aspect-ratio of an image ...
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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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Getting rid of Whitespace in Inkscape

Is there a way in Inkscape to set the boundaries of the svg file the way they would be set if you export as a bitmap? I want that there's no whitespace above, beneath, right or left of the object ...
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Crop a big picture into several small size pictures

Is there a a way with GIMP editor to crop a big picture into several small equal sized pictures? So when all those small pictures connected in order would make a big picture.
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How can i get better crop marks in InDesign CC that are simpler to cut? [duplicate]

I know how to add regular crop marks to a design, my issue is when I go to cut out my prints on a paper cutter most of my crop marks are gone after 2 cuts so lining up the paper cutter gets really ...
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How to create own bleed markings to cut after printing?

We are making PDFs/EPS files to print. If we needed to make a crop mark to cut, we made small 90 degree angles from lines in the corners where the graphic was white. I checked crop marks which you ...
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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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How to crop a JPG without recompressing?

Is it possible to crop a JPG image without losing quality/recompressing the remaining part of the image?
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How do I get printer marks in Inskscape 0.92?

Yeah, as the title says - how can I get printer marks in inkscape 0.92? Found this https://itstillworks.com/12597955/how-to-add-bleed-marks-to-inkscape which says: Click the "Extensions" menu, ...
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Trimming AI file white space

I am using an old, old CS2 version of illustrator and have designed my art (about 2" x 3" in size) on an 8.5" x 11" page in AI. How do I reduce all the white space around my design so that when I ...
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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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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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Photoshop how to crop a picture within a layer (initial bounding rectangle is empty error)

Original posts: Photoshop: Select item and crop it directly I tried asking on the original post, but it says I need 50 comments or participations to post a comment. Sorry for the confusion. I was ...
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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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Automation of image alignment by detecting bounding box?

I'm often having to align and crop product images on a white back drop and it occurred to me this would be a simple task for a script of some sort. I can think of a way to code this as an after ...
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How can I crop a photo to this shape?

I have very little experience with photoshop and I'm trying to crop a photo to a particular shape for a project. This is the shape I need: From what I can understand I can do this with a mask but I'...
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Resizing a square image to a rectangle with a fixed aspect ratio [duplicate]

I have a very large batch of images that I need to resize. I am new to Photoshop (have used Elements for years) and I am unsure how to do this. Basically, all the images are currently 2000 x 2000. ...
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Inverse crop in GIMP

I have an image that has blocks of useful content and blocks of useless content. I would like to remove the blocks of useless content without copy/pasting all of the useful content into another image. ...