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To modify the document bounding box: Go to File → Document Properties... (or press Shift +Ctrl + D) In the Custom size area on the Page tab, expand Resize Page to content... (or press Alt + Z) Click the Resize page to drawing or selection button (or press Alt + R) You can add margins if you like


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We can easily slice an image to subimages along predefined guides using the Guillotine tool: Define Image > Guides > New Guides (by Percent) at 25% 50% 75% horizontal and vertical resp. Apply Image > Slice using Guides (in Gimp 2.8. Image > Transform > Guillotine) to slice into subimages: To export the images in ready to use HTML code we can alternatively ...


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In the latest version of Inkscape (0.92.2 at this time), you can go to Edit → Resize Page to Selection or press Ctrl+Shift+R.


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There's no "Save Selection As" if that's what you're hoping for. The quickest way is probably to do: M (rectangular marquee selection) Ctrl / Cmd+Shift+C (copy merged) Ctrl / Cmd + N (new file) Ctrl / Cmd + V (paste) Ctrl / Cmd + S (save)


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Assuming all artwork is vector and not placed raster images... Select the image with the mask Choose Object > Expand Appearance if Expand Appearance is available Choose Object > Expand Click the Crop button on the Pathfinder Panel This should trim the artwork to the boundaries of the clipping mask shape. It will leave unfilled objects in some cases, ...


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If your image is not square: Choose View > New Guide then tick the Vertical option and enter 50% in the box and click OK. Choose View > New Guide then tick the Horizontal option and enter 50% in the box and click OK. This provides a guide intersection at the image center. Grab the Marquee Selection Tool or the Crop Tool, hold down the Option/Alt and ...


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I found this on YouTube: Removing Crop Marks. I guess you are not meant to use them for cutting thing out with scissors but like she did. It's probably quicker to do it this way but I still do what JVS does. The video shows that the proper way to cut an image with crop marks is to use a ruler and a cutting knife. You line the ruler up with the marks and ...


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It used to verify both registration and color solidity after stock has run through a press. It's a quick way to allow the pressman to see how solid the cyan/magenta/yellow was when it ran through the press, etc. The greens, blues, etc are used to verify the color build registration. It is merely an uncontaminated area of color for double checking printed ...


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In order to change the size without loosing pixels you actually have to use the crop tool but deselect the "delete cropped pixels" box:


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Lossless cropping of a JPEG image is possible using the "jpegtran" application that comes with libjpeg; see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libjpeg. Quoting from "man jpegtran" on a system where jpegtran is installed: .. lossless crop is restricted by the current JPEG format: the upper left corner of the selected region must fall on an iMCU [8 or 16] ...


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The menus have changed a bit in 0.92, but the extension is still there. Click Extensions > Render > Layout > Printing marks


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If you're asking about cropping an individual object on a layer, then no, there's not a direct way to do that. Photoshop crops the entire canvas, not individual layers. There are indirect ways, though, both of which you can make into a one-click Action. Method 1: Ctl-click on the layer thumbnail in the Layers Panel to create a selection of just that object....


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Since cropping can occur anywhere, and Photoshop introduced more on-the-fly interpolation of pixels to assist those unfamiliar with w+h+ppi restrictions, the proportional aspects of the crop tool are there to allow users to crop any part of the image and the result will be what is set in the Control/Options bar. In reality, I think many users are unaware ...


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You could drag all your photos into a canvas that's sized to your selected dimensions and then just save them back out. This is usually how I crop a bundle of photos in Photoshop at once. Make a new 1280px x 480px document. Drag or paste each image onto a new layer. Move each image around until they are in the desired crop position File > Export > Layers ...


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What do you have there that Image->Autocrop image did not work?


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Another way is to make a keyboard shorcut by going to Edit -> Preferences -> Interface -> Keyboard Shorcuts and searching for "fitcanvastoselectionordraw" You should find the "Fit Page to Selection Or Drawing" there. Left click the shortcut column (blank space) to assign a shortcut.


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I won't go into detail about the batch process. It should be enough to know that you can run a script through the File > Automate > Batch... by first making a Photoshop Action, where you open a script file: File > Scripts > Browse.... Obviously you can also do more things within that same Action. I'm not exactly confident I understand what you ...


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Resizing and scaling as synonymous Resizing is an intrinsic change in the size of the image. Changing an image size from 1000px to 500px is resizing. If you change the size from 100% to 50%, or 2:1 is scaling... which is the same as before. Resizing is normally performed on an image manipulation program, like Gimp or Photoshop. This resizing affects not ...


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As far as gimp goes, I have no idea how to make multi-page posters or slice image, but that answer was already given, so that's good. Other options: Poste Razor I was curious, since this apparently has win, mac and linux versions. It looks like source forge is down at the moment, so I had to google Poster Razor mac, to download it. Windows version can be ...


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A analogue photo cropping tool is a Scaleograph I used Google and the query: 'analogue photo cropping tool'. Scource: http://tinytutorials.wordpress.com/2013/12/02/cropping-tool-scaleograph/ Update: adjustable easel or masking frame In a dark room a adjustable easel or masking frame is used as 'margin locator' and 'automatic paper holding system'. The ...


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In order to crop to a specific layer there are three different methods that I would use: Duplicate the desired layer to a new file by Right Clicking on the layer in the Layers Panel, selecting Duplicate Layer, changing the document to New. Once you go into the new document you can select Image > Trim, and select Based on Transparent Pixels (keep ...


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Select white with Magic Wand Enter Quick Mask mode by tapping the Q key Select internal area by clicking once with the Magic Wand Tool Fill with White. Choose Select > Inverse from the menu Fill with black Exit Quick Mask Mode by tapping the Q key again Add a new Layer Mask by clicking the icon at the bottom of the Layer Panel Done Add additional layers ...


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FreeVImager can do this with nice GUI. It also can do lossless rotation of JPEGs (90 deg rotations are loseless). It's FOSS, so if you're on Linux, it's worth getting Wine for one.


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Clipping Mask Put the Photo Layer on top of the Shape Layer and holding on Alt click in the middle of the two layers Mask At the Photo Layer, load the Shape Layer transparency selection and click the Mask Icon at the bottom of the Layers Panel


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Stock shifts and moves in minor amounts on a trimmer. You can not guarantee absolute precision when trimming. With a good reproduction house, variations are very minute. With an online print vendor, you can expect bigger variations - not necessarily in overall trim size, but in trim locations. If precise trim position is imperative, I would certainly ...


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your have typed units in "inches", make them to px(pixel).


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You have two options: 1) You may want to crop by canvas resize: Image → Canvas Size... And resize height to 960 using the upper end as your anchor 2) You can draw a square shaped object setting its size to 640x960 and hide it. When you need to crop something with it, just click it while holding Ctrl to create a selection.


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Maybe this is too simple but it looks like you can simply do a layer mask with the rectangle tool. 1) Use the rectangle tool and trace a rectangle or shape as you need. 2) Click on the "add a mask" button at the bottom of your layers. It should automatically fill (mask) in black all the zone outside your selected rectangle. 3) Then you can simply "unlock" ...


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Apparently, it is doable with a raster image! via: http://design.tutsplus.com/articles/quick-tip-how-to-crop-raster-image-in-adobe-illustrator--vector-4989 Involves setting a blend mode other than "normal" and then using flatten transparency. Select the clipping mask group, then set any Blending Mode for that group. With the same group still selected, ...


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I just saw your question on AskUbuntu and I think you should give Inkscape another try. Converting to PNG and back to SVG really isn't the right way to go about this. I took a closer look at the SVG files you posted and I think I might have found what's causing the extra whitespace around the image. It looks like MarvinSketch is adding some extra spaces to ...


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