Clips layout viewport
objects and reshapes the viewport border.
Ribbon: View tabViewports
panelClipNot available on the ribbon
in the current workspace
Shortcut menu: Select
the viewport to clip, right-click in the drawing area, and choose
You can either select an existing object to
designate as the new boundary, or specify the points of a new boundary.
The new boundary does not clip the old boundary, it redefines it.
Use the generic CLIP
to clip images, external references, viewports, and underlays.
List of Prompts
The following prompts
- Clipping Object
Specifies an object to act as a clipping boundary. Objects
that are valid as clipping boundaries include closed poly-lines,
circles, ellipses, closed splines, and regions.
Draws a clipping boundary. You can draw line segments
or arc segments by specifying points. The following prompt is displayed:
The descriptions of the Next Point, Arc, Close, Length,
and Undo options match the descriptions of the corresponding options
in the PLINE command.
Deletes the clipping boundary of a selected viewport.
This option is available only if the selected viewport has already
been clipped. If you clip a viewport that has been previously clipped,
the original clipping boundary is deleted, and the new clipping
boundary is applied.