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The Crop tool allows you to select an area of an image and discard everything outside this

area. The tool is located third from the top in thePhotoshop Toolbox, on the left side.
Although cropping reduces the dimensions of an image, it is not the same as resizing.
Whereas resizing reduces or enlarges the entire image and everything in it, cropping does
not alter the size of the image content at al
Using the Crop Tool



Select the crop tool in the toolbox.
Select an area of the image to retain (just the same as making a normal selection).
When you release the mouse button, the area to be retained is highlighted. This is what
the new image will look like.
You can move or transform the crop area by dragging the selection or the selection
handles.
Hit your Enter key to perform the crop
The result of the example above looks like this:

Resize (Enlarge or Reduce) Elements
The Edit > Reshape > Resize command lets you enlarge or reduce selected elements using
numeric or graphical input.
This feature is available only in the Floor Plan and 3D windows, and for 2D drawing elements
only in the Section/Elevation, 3D Document and Detail/Worksheet windows.
The Resize dialog box offers additional options for resizing the thickness of Walls/Columns,
GDL Objects, text elements, arrowheads and markers.
1. Select the elements you wish to transform and choose Resize.

2. In the appearing dialog box, enter a value into any one of the resize ratio fields. (Make sure the
Define graphically checkbox is unchecked.)

Resize ratio: Use any one of the three ways to define the resize ratio you want. (If you enter a value in
one field, the other two will be filled in automatically.)
Resize wall, column thickness: For walls, columns and beams, the thickness will be resized as well as
the length/height.
Resize library parts: Any selected library parts will be resized.
Resize all text entities: All texts and labels are resized.
Resize all arrows and markers: The size of all arrows/markers are modified.
3. Click OK.
4. Click in the window to define which point or edge of the elements should remain in its original
location. The transformation will be executed.

To perform the operation graphically:
1. Open the Resize dialog box.
2. Check the Define Graphically checkbox.
3. Draw a transformation vector to define both the resizing ratio and the location of the resized elements.