How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

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This is an article where the focus is about how to remove or delete certain part of image using Inkscape as shown in the title of the article. The main goal is to edit an image and remove a certain part of the image. Below is the original image which is going to be edited :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

The part which is going to be removed or to be deleted is the button “I’m Feeling Lucky”. First of all, select and configure the selection rectangle to have the white fill and opacity of 50%. This is actually useful to see which part is selected by the rectangle tool. Moreover, it is useful to separate the part which is going to be persisted and the one which is going to be removed.

Below the steps taken are explained as follows :

1. The part which is going to be pertained or to be persisted will need the combination of two blocks of rectangle grouped. So, just block the first part which is the upper part. It is shown as follows :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

2. After blocking the upper part, block the left bottom part as shown below :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

3. And after that, select all the part which is going to be persist or the part which is going to be left out from removal or deletion. Try to click Shift button in the keyboard while selecting the upper selection block rectangle with the left bottom selection block rectangle. It is shown as follows :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

4. Group both of the selection. Access menu Object > Group. The following image will be shown after it has been grouped :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

5. Continue on, using the rectangle tool, try to block or to select the part of the image which is going to be removed or deleted as shown below :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

6. After that, using Ctrl+A, select all of the part which have been selected as shown below :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

7. Right Click on the inside of any selection part and choose Set Clip. The right click menu itself is shown as follows :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

8. Below is the result of the clipping which is mainly done to remove certain part of image which might be different with the result received :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

Well, ouch …. seems the removed part  is the part which is actually going to be persisted or to be left out. Well, no need to worry about it, just try to type Ctrl+Z to redo the action. This is actually happened because the removed part is on top of the persisted part.

9. In order to solve the above problem, try to select only the persisted part  which exist in the step 4, and try to raise the position. After select the selection part, access Object > Raise. After finishing the step, try to redo step 7. The output will be shown below :

How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape
How to Remove or Delete Certain Part of Image using Inkscape

 

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