Trimming Maps

Trimming maps allows you to take a map that contains more information than is necessary for your task and make it smaller. You can trim a full map to a selection window that you make, or trim a map based on the smallest map possible containing all of the feature on a given map.

Trimming a Map to a layer's extent
  1. Select the layer in the Layer Stack
  2. Choose  Map > Trim Map to Extent of Selected Layer
    Cartographica will remove all data outside of the extent of the selected layer from the map on all layers

Trimming a Map to a feature's extent

  1. Select the layer in the Layer Stack
  2. Select one or more features to trim the map to
  3. Choose  Map > Trim Map to Extent of Selected Features
    Cartographica will remove all data outside of the extent of the selected features from the map on all layers

Trimming a Map to a feature's area

  1. Select the layer in the Layer Stack
  2. Select one or more features to trim the map to
  3. Choose  Map > Trim Map to Area of Selected Features
    Cartographica will remove all data not included within the area of the selected features