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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.
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Using the Selection tool, click to select the graphic.
Shift+drag a handle to change the aspect ratio.

Cropping

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

Setting Margins

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