I wonder if it is possible to have a trim box in latex that can trim figures?

For example using latex trim, I know it's possible for example to trim the top of a figure (see left figure down below). Now suppose I don't want to trim the full width of the top but maybe just 50 % of the width from the top (see figure to the right down below). Is it possible to do this?

\includegraphics[trim={0 0 1cm 0},clip]{duck.png}

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    I don't think you can trim only part of the image. However, you can put something else on top - another image, or some sort of frame, or text with a white background - so that part of the image is not visible. – Marijn Apr 23 at 13:42

You can use tikz to clip it:

\node[inner sep=0pt,anchor=south west]{\usebox\mybox};


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  • Could you explain what the options in \clip command does? – Turbotanten Apr 23 at 14:13
  • I'm simply drawing the path for the clip (and use the height and width of the box). – Ulrike Fischer Apr 23 at 14:16

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