[pdftex] Clipping graphics

Edward Thome ethome at math.mursuky.edu
Fri Sep 13 11:53:41 CEST 2002

However, if you use pdflatex, you can include only a portion of the 

\input graphix.sty
\includegraphics[bb= 1in 1in 3in 4in,scale=1.25]{nameofpicture.pdf}

I don't know if a similar graphics command is possible for pdftex or 

Good Luck.

On Friday, September 13, 2002, at 05:28  AM, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 11:51:19AM +0200, Stéphane Mancini wrote:
>> I would like to know why, while clipping a pdf page to view
>> only a part of it, the whole page is kept in the produced pdf.
> It is the easiest way. The page do not need to be interpreted.
>> Is there a way not to embed the whole page and just keep what's in the
>> viewport ?
> pdfTeX is not a PDF interpreter, so it does not understand
> the contents of a page object and therefore embeds the full
> page.
> Yours sincerely
>   Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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