Thanks!!!-Crop Tool Problem & Making Images Use All of Photo Paper

Discussion in 'Photoshop' started by Xtx99, Feb 18, 2004.

  1. Xtx99

    Xtx99 Guest

    Thanks to all of those who responded to my postings "Making Images Use ALL of
    Photo Paper" and "Crop Tool Not Working." I get several very helpful responses
    to my postings on this and one other Photoshop newsgroup and was able to
    resolve my problem with your advice. For some reason, the dragging feature on
    my PS isn't working with the crop tool, but my problem is rectified by instead
    simply clicking on the rectangular marquee icon, entering the output format
    ratio (4X6, 5X7, etc.) clicking on the image and THEN dragging within the
    image. I can then match the output format ratio exactly with my blank photo
    paper size and fill the entire blank (and without distortion) by cropping this
    way. Thanks again for your help in solving my problems.
    Xtx99, Feb 18, 2004
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    Glenn Guest

    Glad you found a solution, but you are probably not cropping properly. Try
    1. Right click crop tool
    2. Set size
    3. Set the cursor (crop tool active) in the upper left corner of your image,
    right click and drag out the crop box to the right and down. Once you let
    go the crop is set to the proper ratio, but notice that the tool bar has
    disappeared because any adjustments to the handles will distory the ratio.
    You can right click within the cropped area and move the crop around, up and
    down and side to side.

    Glenn, Feb 19, 2004
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    Glenn Guest

    Amend my post ...Opps the crop tool does keep the preset ratio ;)

    Glenn, Feb 19, 2004
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