Clips images with rectangular or polygonal shapes.
Note: An image can have just one clipping boundary; creating a new one erases the old one.
Accessing the Command
command bar: imageclip
menu bar: Modify | Raster Image | Clip Image
toolbar: Images |
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select image: (Select an image by clicking on its frame)
Enter image clipping option [ON/OFf/Invert/Delete boundary/New boundary] <New boundary>: (Enter an option, or else press Enter to create a new clipping boundary)
Enter image clipping type [Polygonal/Rectangular] <Rectangular>: (Press Enter to create a rectangular clipping boundary, or else choose Polygonal)
Specify first corner: (Pick one corner of the clipping rectangle)
Specify opposite corner: (Pick other corner of the clipping rectangle)
The clipped portion becomes invisible; the figure shows the clipped portion faded for illustrative purposes; in BricsCAD,
Enter clipping option
Determines the clipping action:
Creates a rectangular clipping boundary; prompts you:
Creates a multi-sided, polygonal boundary; prompts you:
Undo - undraws the last polygonal segment
Clipped images can be edited directly through grips:
- Select the image frame. Notice that it has several grips.
- Drag a grip to stretch the frame, which changes the path of the clipping boundary.
Image - controls the parameters of the image file.
ImageAttach - places raster images in drawings.
-ImageAttach - attaches raster images to the drawing; displays prompts in the command bar.
ImageAdjust - changes the properties of images through the Properties palette.
ImageFrame - toggles the display of the frame around images.
ImageQuality - toggles the quality of the image.
Transparency - toggles the transparency of monotone images.