How do I crop to a specicic XY pixel size ?

Discussion in 'Photoshop Tutorials' started by Al Dykes, Dec 21, 2005.

  1. Al Dykes

    Al Dykes Guest

    I want to crop to a specific pixel height and width. When I pick
    something with the crop tool I expect that *somewhere* it should tell
    me what the dimensions will be when I crop, but I can't find it.

    Is there a way?


    Thanks
     
    Al Dykes, Dec 21, 2005
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  2. Just use the rectangular selection tool. Set the selection to a fixed
    pixel size (in the toolbar), then use Image->Crop.

    (I think, I'm not at a PS equipped machine right now!)
     
    Derek Fountain, Dec 21, 2005
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    Bill Hilton Guest

    Al Dykes writes ...
    You can do it with the Crop tool ... or try the Rectangular Marquee
    tool and in the 'style' box choose 'fixed size' instead of 'normal' to
    make a selection (make sure the feather is set to 0), enter the
    dimensions in the width and height boxes and then do Image - Crop.

    Bill

    Bill
     
    Bill Hilton, Dec 21, 2005
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    Guns/Zen4 Guest

    When you select the crop tool, a toolbar opens at the top which allows
    you to enter values for width, height and resolution. You can enter
    values in inches, mm, px, etc. You can save your frequently used values
    as a new tool as well.

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    email usenet at firstaidco dot ca
     
    Guns/Zen4, Dec 21, 2005
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    Tom Thomas Guest

    In addition to the other responses, the Info Pallette will show you
    the pixel dimensions of the area you are selecting with the crop tool
    as you define the area.
     
    Tom Thomas, Dec 21, 2005
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