croping image

Asked by Biniam Matios on 2011-08-31

How do you crop an image

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2011-09-20
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #1

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jazzynico (jazzynico) said : #2

Hello,

It's currently not possible to crop a bitmap in Inkscape (but the feature will be added in version 0.49).

For now, the easiest way to select part of your image consists in using a clip path:
1. Draw a shape on you image with the size and position of the part of the bitmap you want to select.
2. Select the bitmap and the clip path.
3. Use Object>Clip>Set.

Please not that the process is non-destructive and that you can release or modify the clip path.
More details in the manual (http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/Clip.html).

Regards.

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