Author Topic: Cropping in Illustrator  (Read 1589 times)


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Cropping in Illustrator
« on: December 20, 2016, 08:22:47 am »
Is it possible to crop an image in Illustrator or does it have to come in already corrected? I recently had a file that defaulted to opening in Illustrator but I couldn't find the crop tool. I ended up opening it in Photoshop, cropping it, then returning to finish the work in Illustrator.

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Re: Cropping in Illustrator
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2016, 08:55:34 am »
Hi! Cropping in Illustrator is not the same as cropping in Photoshop.  It is possible to 'crop' in Illustrator, but you need to using the clipping mask.  See if this information helps to explain how to use the clipping mask: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/clipping-masks.html