This article will show you how to crop an image in Adobe Illustrator.
Step 1. Open or create a file in Adobe Illustrator
To do this, click on the yellow-brown icon with the letters “Ai” and then click on “File” in the menu bar in the upper left corner of the screen. Now do one of two things:
- click "Create" to create a new file;
- click "Open" to open an existing file.
Step 2. Click on the "Selection" tool
The icon of this tool looks like a black arrow and is located at the top of the toolbar.
Step 3. Click on the image you want to crop
To add a new image to your document, choose File> Place. Select the image you want to crop, and then click Position
Step 4. Click Crop Image at the top right of the window
If a warning about linked images appears, click OK
Step 5. Click and drag the corners of the Cut box
Do this until the area of the image you want to keep is inside the rectangular frame.
Step 6. Click Apply on the control panel at the top of the screen
The image will be cropped according to the specified parameters.