Cropping Images

You can remove unwanted edges from the image with the Crop tool. You can adjust the ratio of the cropped image and choose to maintain the aspect ratio.

To crop an image

1 In the toolbox, click the Crop tool tq.

2 Drag inside the image to define the rectangular area you want to keep. You can adjust the rectangle by dragging a corner or any of its edges.

3 When you're ready to execute the crop, click inside the rectangle.

■- ^ To constrain the cropping rectangle to a certain aspect ratio, enter values for the width and height aspect, and enable the Ratio option on the property bar.

To constrain cropping to a square

• Hold down the Shift key while dragging to define the area with the Crop tool.

To adjust the ratio of the cropped image

1 In the toolbox, click the Crop tool.

2 On the property bar, type ratio values in the boxes.

If necessary, enable the Ratio check box to maintain aspect ratio when cropping the image.

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