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.

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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.

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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.

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Click to select the graphic.

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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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