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Choose between 3 different '''Objects to crop''' modes:
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Choose the '''Crop Objects''' command in the '''Object''' menu to crop objects. The '''Crop Objects''' dialog appears.
:* All objects
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In the first field, choose between 3 different '''Objects to crop''' modes:
:* All objects from selected symbols
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:* '''All objects''': All objects in a certain area are cropped.
:* Only chosen objects - Add selected objects
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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.
  
Choose between 2 different '''Line or area crop objects''' modes:
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Choose between 2 different '''Line or area crop objects''' modes in the second field:
:* Use crop rectangle from the drawing area
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:* '''Use crop rectangle''': All desired objects outside of a rectangle are cropped. Move and adjust the rectangle to the desired position and size.
:* Chosen single selected line or area object - '''Choose selected crop object'''
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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 crop object''' button to choose the crop object.
Check the option ''Cut a hole'' to cut a hole instead of cropping.
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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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Here are some examples:
  
  
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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 narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
 
# 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'''.
 
# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and click '''Choose selected crop object'''.
# Instead of using points 3 and 4 its also possible to '''Use crop rectangle'''.
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# Instead of using points 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the '''Use crop rectangle''' option.
 
# Click '''Crop''' and OCAD creates the area you selected.
 
# Click '''Crop''' and OCAD creates the area you selected.
  
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===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 narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
 
# 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 crop object''' button.
# Instead of using points 3 and 4 its also possible to '''Use crop rectangle'''.
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# Instead of using points 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the '''Use crop 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.
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===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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# Select '''All objects from selected symbols''' and mark the symbols in the symbol box which have to be cropped.
 
# Draw an object which narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
 
# Draw an object which narrows the desired area or select an existing object.
# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and '''Choose selected crop object''' which you drawn.
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# Choose '''Chosen line or area object''' and click the '''Choose selected crop object''' button.
# Instead of using point 3 and 4 its also possible to '''Use crop rectangle'''.
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# Instead of using point 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the '''Use crop rectangle''' option.
 
# 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.
  

Revision as of 09:57, 23 May 2012

Choose the Crop Objects command in the Object menu to crop objects. The Crop Objects dialog appears. In the first field, choose between 3 different Objects to crop modes:

  • All objects: All 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 crop objects modes in the second field:

  • Use crop 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 crop object button to choose the crop object.

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

Here are some examples:


OriginalMap.png


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 crop object.
  5. Instead of using points 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the Use crop rectangle option.
  6. Click Crop and OCAD creates the area you selected.

CreateADesiredSector.png

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 crop object button.
  5. Instead of using points 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the Use crop rectangle option.
  6. Check Cut a hole.
  7. Click Crop and OCAD creates a hole where you have drawn and selected the area.

CreateAHole.png

Delete selected objects in a certain area

  1. Choose Crop Objects from the Object menu.
  2. Select All objects from selected symbols and mark the symbols in the symbol box which have to be cropped.
  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 crop object button.
  5. Instead of using point 3 and 4 it is also possible to use the Use crop rectangle option.
  6. Click Crop and OCAD delete all selected symbols which you selected in the symbol box except the chosen area.

DeleteSelectedObjectsInACertainArea.png


video available [Crop Objects]