Multi purpose PathTool for Blender 2.80+
This add-on offers a tool for advanced path selection.
It allows you to select the exact path (consisting of edges or faces)
Add and adjust intermediate control points until you are satisfied.
E.g. use this tool to select edges, mark creases for UV-mapping or any other advanced path selection.
Mouse, shortcut keys:
LMB - Add control point
ctrl + LMB - Remove control point
LMB on path - Add control point on path
LMB drag - Move control point
RMB - Context menu
[Enter] or [Space] - Confirm & Apply
[Alt] - Reverse path direction
[ESC] - Cancel operation
The tool can be found under the selections tool 'Path Tool', shortcut [w]
The first click creates the starting point, and keep clicking to add points.
Press [alt] to reverse the direction of the path.
Right clicking shows a context menu where you can determine what the path selection should do.
You have several options, use the path to:
- select, unselect or toggle the edge selection.
- mark, unmark or toggle the path as 'seam'.
- mark, unmark or toggle the path as 'sharp'.
The Close Path button will connect the start and endpoint of the path.
Switch direction reverses the path direction, shortcut [alt]
In edge mode the action will applied to all selected edges
In face mode it will apply to all boundary edges of the faces selected.
Use [space] or [Enter] to confirm & apply.
Source on Github: https://github.com/BlenderHQ/path_tool
• UI fix: "Fill Gap" changed to "Close Path"
• Added multi path support
• Fix to work with " Orbit Around Selection" global option
• Pie menu
• Fixed tool icon
• and much more under hood
• bug fixes
• Blender 2.93 fix