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I have searched for a solution to this, but maybe I am not using the right keywords, or the right approach to the problem at all...

I have two paths, A and B. The node at the end of B, when I create it, is "snapped" to the path of A somewhere near the middle. However if I alter path A, I would like for the end of path B to move along with it... a sort of "persistent snapping, if you will". Instead, path B stays put and a gap opens between the two paths. See the attached screenshot for an example.

Is there some way to achieve this? Perhaps a different approach to that which I'm using? It would really help a lot when I go in to "clean up" my paths after a first cut.

Thanks... Jon

 

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Select the nodes, tap the little white triangle on bottom context menu, then tap Join.

 

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Hi DM1,

Thanks for your response, but I think that only works when joining two paths, end to end.

What I would like is for the end node of path B (see my sshot above) to either stay snapped to the path of A (not necessarily at the end). Or perhaps the end of path B could "share" one of the nodes that defines path A (again, not an end node, but maybe an intermediate node).

Is something like that possible?

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You can select 'both' curves and they will move together. I was able to join to a central node on one attempt but haven't been able to repeat it (not sure what I did that enabled the join and I had already undone it to try again. 


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That would work if I wanted to move both curves, as is, together. But what I probably didn't explain very well is that I want the starting node of path B (toward the right side of the screen) to stay put, and the ending node of B (snapped to path A) to move along with path A... almost as if path B were a rubber band.

I tried snapping the end of path B to a middle node on path A and then "joining", but of course it joined the end of path B to the end of path A, and not the node I wanted it to snap to.

But thanks again for your interest and suggestions... Jon

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The Help file is a little unclear, Reading it states you can select both curves and join any node, but it seems it only joins end node! Maybe mods can help clarify.


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