{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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Graphics appearing above text [duplicate]

For some reason the graphics is rendered above the text. I'm using xelatex (with Chinese characters). The relevant Chinese latex compiled using xelatex is on pastebin as for some reason stackexchange ...
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Problems using the “crop” package and printing cam options using LyX

I'm having a little difficulty having default variables (with a custom page size) to load properly on the pdf. I am using the following preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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Crop A4 to specific paper size

I want to send a document to a publisher. The publisher prints books with the dimensions of the pages being 16.5cm x 23.5cm. Thus I am now layouting the final document with the help of the crop ...
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Crop page to contents

I intent to write a paper and have to use this template (contains working with placeholder text). For editing it would be useful to crop the pages, in order to make viewing in TeXStudio's internal ...
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Cropping an image genereated with latex -> dvips and tikzexternalize

The image is not cropped when building it with latex -> dvips. How could I get the resulting image from dvips cropped? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} ...
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How to make a press proof with crop marks and color bars?

A standard proof for press needs crop marks and color bars as below With the package crop, the crop marks can be easily added. But how about the color bar ? Is there a way or a package to make it ...
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Color in bleed using pagecolor and crop

I use XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 (TeX Live 2012/W32TeX). I am using the crop package to add bleed and crop marks to a document. This works fine for pages with white background, but how do I ...
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Unable to make crop work with dynamic length and width from calc

I am using using XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 (TeX Live 2012/W32TeX) to design a book cover. I thought of writing a generic document with customizable sizes of book width, height, bleed and ...
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pdfcrop content remains

Here's a minimal working example to illustrate the issue. Suppose we make a document like this \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} 11111111111111111111111111111 \vspace{5mm} ...
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Crop an image in tikz using 2 points of reference and a height

Consider the following code: % DOCUMENT TYPE \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} % PACKAGES \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Relative positioning: how to avoid the discentering of external images?

Stuck with the following problem while making "Who we are" section for a business plan. The code \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Crop pdf graph to remove margins [duplicate]

I have input a graph as pdf into my latex document but there is a big white space underneath it. How do I crop my pdf so that is only includes the graph and no margins???
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Using tikzpagenodes with crop package?

Using the code from Background margin fill for (first line of) section titles?, I have this MWE: \documentclass[10pt,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage[ paperwidth=15cm, paperheight=20cm, ...
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How to adjust memoir crop marks line length

I've been searching for the similiar question but still have no luck. I'm following this guide to create crop marks in memoir class and would like to adjust the length of the crop mark lines. Here's ...
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White space around cropped pdf [closed]

I am trying to insert a figure which is in PDF format using \includegraphics. The problem is that although I have already cropped my figure using pdfcrop tool but when I compile my tex file I got the ...
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Cropping an image generated in R code

I would like to crop an image that is not inserted (which has been searched a lot), but an image that is generated in R code. \documentclass{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} ...
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Tikzexternal capturing crop marks when externalizing pgfplots?

Consider this MWE: % to rebuild: % rm test-testplot.pdf ; pdflatex -shell-escape test.tex \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{testplot.tikz} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ...
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How to expand a macro into viewport= arguments(includegraphics)

How do I properly expand a macro \myviewport so that it is parsed as the viewport=0pt 10pt 100pt 200pt argument of \includegraphics[clip, \myviewport]{somepdf.pdf}? \documentclass{article} ...
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Automatically generate fitted pdfs

I'm writing some kind of a notebook using LaTex. I'd like to have basically one page for each note, the page being fitted to the text of the note. For the moment I'm using a very long page by default, ...
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Print two sheets per page, with crop marks

I have a 124 mm x 164 mm pdf document that I want to print, two sheets per page, on letter paper (in landscape orientation). Arranging the two sheets per page is easy with the pdfpages package: ...
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Problem with cropmarks on geometry package

I want to print a page with a smaller size than and A4 paper on a A4 size layout and I want to show the crop marks on it. I specify the page and layout size in the geometry package options but as you ...
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print crop margings for bindingoffset

I would like to have a template for reformatting some arbitrary \LaTeX document in a way, that I can print and cut it, to glue it into my lab-book. To this end, the output should introduce a ...
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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 ...