Crops the display of
a selected image to a specified boundary.
an image to clip, right-click in the drawing area, and click Image
The clipping boundary determines the portion
of a raster image that is hidden, either outside or inside the boundary.
The visibility of the clipping boundary is controlled by the IMAGEFRAME system
The boundary you specify must be in a plane
parallel to the image object. When you select an image, the ribbon
Image contextual tab displays options
for creating and deleting clipping boundaries.
Use the CLIP
to clip any type of referenced file: images, external references,
viewports, and DWF, DWFx, PDF, and DGN underlays.
List of Prompts
The following prompts
Turns on clipping and displays the image clipped
to the previously defined boundary.
Turns off clipping and displays the entire image and
If you reclip the image while clipping is turned off,
clipping is automatically turned back on. You are prompted to delete
the old boundary even when clipping is turned off and the clipping
boundary is not visible.
Removes a predefined clipping boundary and redisplays
the full original image.
Defines a rectangular or polygonal clipping boundary,
or generates a polygonal clipping boundary from a polyline.
NoteYou can only create
a new clipping boundary for a selected IMAGE underlay after the old
boundary is deleted.
Defines the boundary with the selected polyline.
The polyline can be open but must consist of straight line segments
and cannot intersect itself.
Defines a polygonal clipping boundary with three
or more points that you specify for the vertices of a polygon.
Defines a rectangular boundary with the points that
you specify for opposite corners.
- Invert Clip
Inverts the mode of the
clipping boundary: objects are clipped either outside the boundary or
inside the boundary.