Inkscape - Clip (Crop)

Inkscape Layout


Clip paths crops visibility.

Clip do not delete part of the object.



  • Put above all objects the clipping object. Inkscape select the object with the most important Z-order as clipping object by default.
  • Select all objects including the clipping object
  • Object > Clip > Set


Suppress an object from the clipping area.

  • Select it
  • Object > Clip > Release

Show Clipping path

With the ''Edit by Path node (F2)“ control bar, you can show the clipping path

Contol Bar Clip Mask Inkscape

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