# [NTG-context] feature request: clipping option for externalfigure

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Apr 8 10:53:42 CEST 2006

� wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to clip an external eps-figure as LaTeX does with the clip
> option.
>
> Please consider the attachment as an example for en eps with white border
> and the following LaTeX and ConTeXt code:
>
> \starttext % no clipping possible here
> bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla
>
> \externalfigure[test-img][width=0.5\textwidth]
>
> bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla
> \stoptext
>
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{graphicx}
> \begin{document} % here the white border is clipped away
> bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla
>
> \includegraphics[clip,width=0.5\textwidth]{test-img}
>
> bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla
> \end{document}
>
> Or is there already such (undocumented) feature?
>
>
\clip[nx=10,ny=20,x=2,y=4]{}

and alike (grep for clip)

Hans

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