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Clipping PDF Underlays

You can display only part of a PDF Underlay. The entity is clipped at a boundary you create or specify.

You can create one clipping boundary per PDF Underlay.

To clip PDF Underlays:

  1. Click Modify > Clip > PDF Underlay (or type ClipPDF).
  2. Specify the PDF Underlay to which you want to apply a clipping boundary.
  3. Specify an option:
    • On: Turns the clipping boundary on to display only the portion of the PDF Underlay inside the clipping boundary.
    • Off: Turns the clipping boundary off to display the PDF Underlay entirely. The clipping boundary is retained so you can activate it again.
    • Delete: Removes the clipping boundary.
    • Create Boundary: Creates a new clipping boundary. If a clipping boundary already exists for the PDF Underlay, you are prompted to delete the old boundary. Specify options:
      • Select polyline: Uses an existing PolyLine as a clipping boundary. Arc segments are decurved.
      • Polygonal: Lets you define an irregular polygonal shape as a clipping boundary by specifying points.
      • Rectangular: Lets you define a rectangular clipping boundary by specifying two opposite points.


Command: ClipPDF

Menu: Modify > Clip > PDF Underlay

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