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Resizing, Cropping, and Adding Margins to Graphics

Changing the AspectRatio

The following sequence shows how to change the aspect ratio of a plot.
Using the Selection tool, click to select the graphic.
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Shift+drag a handle to change the aspect ratio.
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Cropping

The following sequence shows how to crop a portion of a plot.
Using the Selection tool, click a graphic to select it.
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Ctrl+drag a handle to crop the plot.
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Setting Margins

The following sequence shows how to set the margins of a graphic.
Click to select the graphic.
Click for copyable input
Drag the frame (not a handle) to push out the margins.
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To change a margin directly, drag a margin frame handle.
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To keep the margins equal, Shift+drag the frame.
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To get rid of the margins, Shift+drag the graphics frame to the top left corner.
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