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Choose between 3 different '''Objects to crop''' modes:
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[[File:Mas40px.PNG|This function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.|link=https://www.ocad.com/en/products/ocad-for-cartography]][[File:Ori40px.PNG|This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.|link=https://www.ocad.com/en/products/ocad-for-orienteering]][[File:Sta40px.PNG|This function is available in OCAD Starter.|link=https://www.ocad.com/en/products/ocad-for-orienteering]]
:* All objects: Only objects within the area obtained.
 
:* All objects from selected symbols
 
:* Only chosen objects - Add selected objects
 
  
Choose between 3 different '''Line or area crop objects''' modes:
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Choose the '''Crop Objects''' command in the '''Object''' menu to crop objects. The '''Crop Objects''' dialog appears. This is a non-modal dialog.
:* Use crop rectangle
 
:* Chosen line or area object - Choose selected crop object
 
:* Cut a hole
 
  
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In the first field, choose between 3 different '''Objects to crop''' modes:
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:* '''All objects''': All objects (symbolized, unsymbolized, graphic, image and layout objects) in a certain area are cropped.
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:* '''All objects from selected symbols''': All objects from selected symbols in the symbol box which are in a certain area are cropped.
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:* '''Only chosen objects''': All selected objects in the drawing area will be cropped. Click the '''Add selected objects''' button to choose the objects.
  
[[File:OriginalMap.png]]
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Choose between 2 different '''Line or area cropping objects''' modes in the second field:
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:* '''Use cropping rectangle''': All desired objects outside of a rectangle are cropped. Move and adjust the rectangle to the desired position and size.
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:* '''Chosen line or area object''' All desired objects outside of a line or area object are cropped. Click the '''Choose selected cropping object''' button to choose the cropping object. Check the option '''Delete cropping object''' to delete the selected cropping template after cropping.
  
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[[File:Hint.jpg|hint]] The OCAD Starter edition has limited functionality. Only the '''Use cropping rectangle''' option is enabled.
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Check the option '''Cut a hole''' to cut a hole instead of cropping, i.e. all desired objects inside a range are cropped.
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Click the '''Crop''' button to finish.<br />
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: [[File:Hint.jpg|hint]] The number of vertices of the crop object has a big influence on the speed of this function.
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==Examples and Demonstrations==
  
 
===Create a desired sector===
 
===Create a desired sector===
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: [[File:Hint.jpg|hint]] Use this options from '''Crop Objects''' to crop a smaller part of the entire map.
 
: [[File:Hint.jpg|hint]] Use this options from '''Crop Objects''' to crop a smaller part of the entire map.
  
# Choose '''Crop Objects''' from '''Object''' menu.
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# Choose '''Crop Objects''' from the '''Object''' menu.
 
# Choose '''All Objects''' at '''Objects to crop'''.
 
# Choose '''All Objects''' at '''Objects to crop'''.
# Draw an object which narrow the desired area or select an existing object.
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# Draw an object which narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and click '''Choose selected crop object'''.
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# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and click '''Choose selected cropping object'''.
# Instead of using point 3. and 4. its also possible to '''Use crop rectangle'''.
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# Choose '''Delete cropping object''' if you want to delete the drawn cropping template afterwards.
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# Instead of using points 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the '''Use cropping rectangle''' option.
 
# Click '''Crop''' and OCAD creates the area you selected.
 
# Click '''Crop''' and OCAD creates the area you selected.
  
[[File:CreateADesiredSector.png]]
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:[[File:Crop.gif|Create a desired sector]]
  
 
===Create a hole===
 
===Create a hole===
  
# Choose '''Crop Objects''' from '''Object''' menu.
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# Choose '''Crop Objects''' from the '''Object''' menu.
 
# Choose '''All Objects''' at '''Objects to crop'''.
 
# Choose '''All Objects''' at '''Objects to crop'''.
# Draw an object which narrow the desired area or select an existing object.
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# Draw an object which narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and click '''Choose selected crop object'''.
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# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and click the '''Choose selected cropping object''' button.
# Instead of using point 3. and 4. its also possible to '''Use crop rectangle'''.
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# Choose '''Delete cropping object''' if you want to delete the drawn cropping template afterwards.
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# Instead of using points 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the '''Use cropping rectangle''' option.
 
# Check '''Cut a hole'''.
 
# Check '''Cut a hole'''.
 
# Click '''Crop''' and OCAD creates a hole where you have drawn and selected the area.
 
# Click '''Crop''' and OCAD creates a hole where you have drawn and selected the area.
  
[[File:CreateAHole.png]]
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:[[File:CropHole.gif|Create a hole]]
  
 
===Delete selected objects in a certain area===
 
===Delete selected objects in a certain area===
  
# Choose '''Crop Objects''' from '''Object''' menu.
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# Choose '''Crop Objects''' from the '''Object''' menu.
# Select '''All objects from selected symbols''' and mark the symbols in the symbol box which have to be croped.
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# Draw an object which narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
# Draw an object which narrow the desired area or select an existing object.
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# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and click the '''Choose selected cropping object''' button.
# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and '''Choose selected crop object''' which you drawn.
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# Instead of using point 2 and 3 it is also possible to use the '''Use cropping rectangle''' option.
# Instead of using point 3. and 4. its also possible to '''Use crop rectangle'''.
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# Choose '''Delete cropping object''' if you want to delete the drawn cropping template afterwards.
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# Select '''All objects from selected symbols''' and mark the symbols in the symbol box which have to be cropped.
 
# Click '''Crop''' and OCAD delete all selected symbols which you selected in the symbol box except the chosen area.
 
# Click '''Crop''' and OCAD delete all selected symbols which you selected in the symbol box except the chosen area.
  
[[File:DeleteSelectedObjectsInACertainArea.png]]
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:[[File:CropObjects.gif|Delete selected objects in a certain area]]
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Back to the '''[[Edit Object#Crop Objects|Edit Object]]''' page.

Latest revision as of 11:10, 14 January 2019

This function is available in OCAD Mapping Solution.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD Starter.

Choose the Crop Objects command in the Object menu to crop objects. The Crop Objects dialog appears. This is a non-modal dialog.

In the first field, choose between 3 different Objects to crop modes:

  • All objects: All objects (symbolized, unsymbolized, graphic, image and layout objects) in a certain area are cropped.
  • All objects from selected symbols: All objects from selected symbols in the symbol box which are in a certain area are cropped.
  • Only chosen objects: All selected objects in the drawing area will be cropped. Click the Add selected objects button to choose the objects.

Choose between 2 different Line or area cropping objects modes in the second field:

  • Use cropping rectangle: All desired objects outside of a rectangle are cropped. Move and adjust the rectangle to the desired position and size.
  • Chosen line or area object All desired objects outside of a line or area object are cropped. Click the Choose selected cropping object button to choose the cropping object. Check the option Delete cropping object to delete the selected cropping template after cropping.

hint The OCAD Starter edition has limited functionality. Only the Use cropping rectangle option is enabled.

Check the option Cut a hole to cut a hole instead of cropping, i.e. all desired objects inside a range are cropped. Click the Crop button to finish.

hint The number of vertices of the crop object has a big influence on the speed of this function.


Examples and Demonstrations

Create a desired sector

hint Use this options from Crop Objects to crop a smaller part of the entire map.
  1. Choose Crop Objects from the Object menu.
  2. Choose All Objects at Objects to crop.
  3. Draw an object which narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
  4. Choose Chosen line or area object and click Choose selected cropping object.
  5. Choose Delete cropping object if you want to delete the drawn cropping template afterwards.
  6. Instead of using points 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the Use cropping rectangle option.
  7. Click Crop and OCAD creates the area you selected.
Create a desired sector

Create a hole

  1. Choose Crop Objects from the Object menu.
  2. Choose All Objects at Objects to crop.
  3. Draw an object which narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
  4. Choose Chosen line or area object and click the Choose selected cropping object button.
  5. Choose Delete cropping object if you want to delete the drawn cropping template afterwards.
  6. Instead of using points 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the Use cropping rectangle option.
  7. Check Cut a hole.
  8. Click Crop and OCAD creates a hole where you have drawn and selected the area.
Create a hole

Delete selected objects in a certain area

  1. Choose Crop Objects from the Object menu.
  2. Draw an object which narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
  3. Choose Chosen line or area object and click the Choose selected cropping object button.
  4. Instead of using point 2 and 3 it is also possible to use the Use cropping rectangle option.
  5. Choose Delete cropping object if you want to delete the drawn cropping template afterwards.
  6. Select All objects from selected symbols and mark the symbols in the symbol box which have to be cropped.
  7. Click Crop and OCAD delete all selected symbols which you selected in the symbol box except the chosen area.
Delete selected objects in a certain area

Back to the Edit Object page.