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Adding Crop Marks

Many of the graphics that you scan or draw are, at least initially, too big to fit on a relatively small Web page. It’s important to crop the images in order to delete the parts you don’t want and to keep the image small, both in file size and physical dimensions (height and width). Cropping is an essential step in preparing images for publication, whether online or off. It’s also important to crop before you export your image so it can be used by other programs, because cropping makes files smaller and more portable.

Cropping in Expression Design is the same as in other graphics programs. You draw an outline around the region of the image you want to keep, and then Design deletes the rest. Follow these steps:


  

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