Shape from Path

The "Shape from Path" action converts the current path to a vector shape layer.

By default the layer is filled with red color. To choose some other color just double-click the layer thumbnail in the Layers palette.

You may use this action, for example, for vectorizing a raster object:

  1. Select the object, e.g., with the Polygonal Lasso tool.
  2. Convert the selection to a path.
  3. Convert the path to a shape layer.

Alternatively you may fill the active path with a gradient (Layer > New Fill Layer > Gradient) or pattern (Layer > New Fill Layer > Pattern).

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