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How can I clip a raster to the outlines of a polygon?

Question asked by huffmanp on Dec 27, 2016
Latest reply on Dec 28, 2016 by huffmanp

I thought I could trim an elevation raster to the outline of a non-rectangular. polygon with Copy Raster if I used the polygon as a mask in the environments, but I just got the entire raster in the output.  And I don't see Mask in the Environments section of the help for Desktop 10.3.1.  

 

I thought I had done this before.  The only way I could figure out how to do it was create a new terrain out of the multipoints I have for the  smaller extent, and use the mask polygon as a soft clip in the terrain generation.  The I ran Terrain to Raster.  Is this the only way? 

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