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Illlustrator: crop image to an image shape

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Hi,

I need to learn how to "crop an image" according to another image, in illustrator.  It is hard to explain in text, so please refer to the image below.

You see the star in the image?  I would like to have an image that have everything outside the star removed.  A function that I would select an image and do something like "remove everything outside this vector".  So the result would be the star, with it's content and it's stroke, with the rest as transparent backgroud, so do do a png.

Please let me know if you have questions!  Thank's a lot!  I've been missing this knowledge for years, now!

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Hi,

Wow!!!  I've been trying to do this for so long!  There is just one thing though:  The star stroke disappeared.  Do you know what I should have done to my file before clipping so that I would not have lost it?

Thank's again!
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Youppi, thanks!
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