[OS X TeX] Cut a piece of a pdf

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 04:55:38 CEST 2010

On Jun 15, 2010, at 9:36 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Jun 15, 2010, at 8:15 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> Is it possible to cut and keep just a piece of a pdf, say the top  
>> third of a page?
>> I have googled a bit but did not find anything other than cutting  
>> out a page from a multiple page document or cropping the margins,  
>> none of which is what I want.
>> The only way I know how to do it is by grabbing a selection with  
>> Preview but the result is not too good.
>> Hopeful regards
>> --schremmer
> Howdy,
> Take a look at using \includegraphics and setting a crop box or  
> whatever it's called.
> Good Luck,

Once again, with you I don't need luck as, indeed, with the graphicx  
package, the syntax for trimming 10mm off the left side, 215 off the  
bottom and 40mm off the top is

\includegraphics[trim=10mm 215mm 0mm 40mm,clip]{Figure8}

LaTeX is truly something else!

Very grateful regards.

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