{crop} is about cropping, trimming or clipping some element in (La)TeX. Examples are the trim and clip options of \includegraphics. For path-clipping in TikZ or PSTricks use {path-clipping}.

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How to set Book Cover Design dimensions for printers?

I am new to LateX and I would like to know if there is a class which allows for creating a book cover design to send to the printers ? I already have the book cover design done in Adobe Photoshop ...
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Bleed correction for chapterthumbs in KOMA

I want to send a dissertation document with chapterthumbs to the printing house. The document is written in KOMA-Script and a good solution for bleed correction is found here. Since chapterthumbs are ...
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Why do eps images do not show TexLive2014? [closed]

I want insert my university logo that is .eps format with xelatex. but that do not show. my TexLive version is 2014. Why do eps images do not show TexLive2014?
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Image does not crop

When I do the following: \includegraphics[width=1.0\textwidth]{image.jpg} The space where the image should be, is correctly scaled to the size of the scaled image, but the image itself doesn't ...
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How to decrease the file size of pdf with a lot of (clipped and downscaled) png images

I am writing a report that includes a results section with a lot of generated images. These images are .png files. Judging by the file size of the resulting pdf, these images are included in their ...
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Crop package axes marks

I am preparing a document for printing. My bookbinder asked for long (vertical) axes marks on every page, for folding the signatures. The axes marks should start 1cm from the final page and go all the ...
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Crop and bleed marks

I'm working with the article document class: \documentclass[a4paper, twoside, openleft, showtrims]{article} I need to print a page that has color on the edges. The people who need to print this ...
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How to abbreviate the “trim” option of an image in a \newcommand?

I apologize if my question is worded incorrectly, please feel free to modify it. I have a long document with many figures, most of which need to be trimmed at the same lengths. I would like to ...
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two pages on one and exact crop marks

the page size of my document is A5 and has about 100 pages. For printing I need to put two pages on one in A4 and rearrange them in a specific way due to my thumb index at eachside of the page. ...
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TeX programmer needed - or assistance with page dimensions and crop marks [closed]

is there a place where i can find/hire a TeX programmer to adjust TeX files that were set up for us in the 80s? I can make minor edits, but things like page dimensions and crop mark locations are ...
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Svmono and "real page dimensions''

I'm writing a document with the Springer's template svmono. Clearly the margins and more generally the page layout is automatically setted. Despite this, the output file is displayed as an A4 pdf ...
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How to crop my page to the size of tikz graph

I want to crop the page to exactly fit the tikz graph in it. When i used standalone document class, all the page content became on one line. Here is my code \documentclass{standalone} ...
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What might cause crop and trim to behave differently in different contexts?

I have tried to get a MWE for my problem, but really it is more of a dual to an MWE, because it doesn't work where my actual code DOES work, but I don't understand why it should work. For instance, ...
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Remove off-page vertices in PDF [closed]

I have asked a similar question before, but this time my goal is different: I have a PDF containing blueprints on a single page. There object it depicts is drawn a couple of times: from the side, ...
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How to crop background from image automatically?

I have a Google Docs drawing that is a small scheme. However, this small scheme is surrounded by a lot of background that occupies a lot of useless space. I do not want to remove the background ...
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Crop marks on an existing template to save paper

I would like to use the latex code which is available here to create a page a day calendar. My goal would be to get the same result proposed on the link but by dividing the sheet of paper in four, ...
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How do I get rid of the white space around included graphics? [duplicate]

I know that my question may be a duplicate, but I couldn't find a solution that worked for me elsewhere on the site. Here is the MWE : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Adding crop marks to a4 document to crop it to book without changing the layout?

I have a complete 150 pages LaTeX document that is in a4 format. I basically want to print it exactly as it is, except that I want to add crop part of the margins. I want to remove 10mm on the inner, ...
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Cropping output of pdflatex to pagesize

I am trying to create square images with a fixed size in pixels in LaTeX to be used as buttons. So far, I got the best results using the slides document class in combination with the geometry package, ...
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Inserting .pdf created in Visio to LaTeX without whitespace [duplicate]

Introduction: I recently created a load of figures in Microsoft Visio. These figures looks great, however, are stored in the .png format. I am interested in raising the picture quality. Method: I am ...
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TikZ: Crop images after placing them

I have a ton of microscopy images to include in a report, some of these images have rather uninteresting information I want to crop. Since I add scale bars using TikZ and therefore require all image ...
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How do You print flowfram book?

I prepare a brocure in which the color gets to the border of the physical paper (which is called bleed in printing). I also have to set the crop marks. But if any colorful object is in contact with ...
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Crop off-page vertices in vector graphic PDF

I have a PDF that contains one page, with a vector image on it. I want to use the left half of the image on the backside of the front cover-page of my work, and the right half on the front of the ...
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Always scale and clip background image so it fills the page

I have learned from other answers how to use an image file as background and make it transparent. Since my background files do not necessarily have the exact page dimensions (they are provided by ...
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Image behind and beyond crop marks?

This is what I'm trying to do... Please note that the images that will be used in the final version are of slightly uneven size, so that should ideally be taken into account. I've been through the ...
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How can the margin around externalized pgfplots crossrefs be set?

When using \usepgfplotslibrary{external} to externalize refs to labels in a pgfplot, the resulting .pdf looks cropped when the linewidth used for the line corresponding to the label is thick (or ...
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How is cropping for EPS-files done in XeLaTeX?

When trying to crop an EPS-figure with trim=<left> <bottom> <right> <top>, clip, ... it results in strange behavior. Please find a MWE and a image of the result below. It ...
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Interference between crop and (new)geometry

I encountered a strange behavior of the command \newgeometry when using the crop package. After the first call of \newgeometry the centering of the page layout is lost and also can not be restored by ...
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print B5 on A4 then crop

I printing my thesis and I have written it in B5 format by \usepackage[b5paper,left=3.5cm,right=2cm,bottom=2cm,top=3cm,twoside]{geometry} \special{papersize=176mm,250mm} I want to print it on A4 ...
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How to use only half an image? [duplicate]

Is it possible to include only half an image? I'm looking to include only the right half of an image and discard the left half. If there is a simple way to accomplish that, it would make more sense ...
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wrong positioning of figure with tabular in xelatex

I recently updated MikTex and it seems Xelatex is not able to place figures correctly anymore. Before updating all figures were shown correctly. I work with Texworks and Miktex 2.9 Here it is the ...
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Text decoration is trimmed off with standalone package

I am decorating an arc with text as shown in this MWE using the standalone class: \documentclass[10pt,class=article]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.text} ...
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How to eliminate spacing in tikzpicture?

It seems that, when using Tikz, nodes and/or the tikzpicture environment add space around a drawing. An example is shown in the following MWE, where a simple square is drawn three times. First it is ...
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Align TikZ grid with geometry crop marks

I am drawing a grid on top of the layout defined with geometry. \documentclass[letter]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ showcrop, paper = a4paper, layout = a5paper, ...
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Crop image bigger than page from top left to bottom right

I have a small problem when including an image bigger than an A4 page. Normally, I would use this code, but with this I am able to crop it using the bounding box, from 0, 0 to 500,700: %%image start ...
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Should included images have white borders?

I was wondering if the correct way to include an image\graphic in latex is A) crop ALL the white space around the figure and let LaTeX handle the borders/spacing completely; B) leave a white border ...
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Is there an option to trim the remaining whitespace to the right?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} \PreviewBorder=12pt \begin{document} \begin{preview} $ \frac{1}{3}=0.333\ldots \Rightarrow 1=3\times\frac{1}{3}=3\times ...
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Using crop and creating duplicate a5 pages on one a4

I often create programmes for events, and I've just been reading about the crop package, and was wondering, is there any way to create two identical pages from one source, and then to have the crop ...
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How to trim / clip / crop graphics without trial and error?

Often I include graphics with the trim option. Everytime I have to start a trial and error search for the right values. Is it possible to do it more straight forward?
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Crop package in a document with TikZ graphics

My Problem Briefly I've created an address book for my son's kindergarten using XeLaTeX. I used TikZ for creating the headers and footers and some other graphics. The book is in DIN A6 format. The ...
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Clipping a formula to make a nice compliment

I just found a nice cartoon and wonder if this is possible with LaTeX as well. If you draw "128 \sqrt{e 980}" on the blackboard (sqrt written with the root character) and erase the approximately ...
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includepdf into .tex file but crop each page's header off

I was hoping to find a way to insert several (many) pages of a pdf but crop off the header (with the date, filename, etc.). I'm using \subsection{Notes} ...
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How to get black trim markings in memoir when having colored text?

When I have colored text it seems that color rubs of on the trim markings when switching page. How can I make all of them black? An example: \documentclass[showtrims,12pt]{memoir} ...
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\includegraphics clipping and trim is squishing image

Clipping keeps squishing my image. My command is: \includegraphics[keepaspectratio=false,clip=true,trim=90px 0 0 0]{blue.jpg} But I'm getting: Where the original image is: Why can't I clip ...
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How to trim after an overpic

I was reading this post and its answers regarding the overpic package so I tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[abs]{overpic} \begin{document} \begin{overpic}[grid,tics=10]{elephant} ...
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How to crop a pstricks figure

I wish to create a figure using pstricks code, and then to display only a cropped region of the figure. I thought that the arguments to \begin{pspicture}(...,...)(...,...) would allow me to do this, ...
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preview and standalone crop too much of tikz picture

When I try to fit the page size to my tikz image, too much is cropped. No matter whether I use \documentclass{standalone}, \documentclass[preview=true]{standalone} or ...
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The perfect pdfcrop

I need a "perfect" pdfcrop, one that crops exactly to the edge of the figure or text for alignment issues as a graphic in other programs. I'm aware of the standalone package, and have gone through ...
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Build cropped PDF image from LaTeX

I have created an image with pgfplots in a separate file and want to add the PDF that is built from that as an image in my report. The problem is that the image PDF created is a complete A4 format. ...
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Crop an inserted image?

I'm inserting an image with a simple: \includegraphics[height=5cm]{filename.png} This results in an image that maintains the aspect ratio, and so gives me something like 6cm width. I only really ...