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CubixThree

Suggestion: Selection From Selections

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Now this may seem a bit redundant, but hold up.

Say I had 2 square selections in a grid. (see picture 1).

But I want to select all the grid, including the lines, however the grid is blending in with the outside.

So if there were a tool that could take two or more selections and make a rectangle from them, then select that like this (see picture 2):

then that would be awesome, even if it was a plugin.

If it was a plugin, then I think it could also have a mode that takes each selection, draws lines to connect the edges, and makes a selection out of that (see picture 3 and 4).

Sorry for making an ugly mess out of everything, but I feel that this would help make selections easier instead of having to every selection pixel-perfect and manually.

 

So, in summary:

  • Selection From Selections can be a tool to average out a series of selections and select what's in between.
  • Two modes:
    • Rectangle mode makes a rectangle from the furthest-outward points in the selections.
    • Lasso mode simply draws lines between the edges of the selections, and tries its best at drawing a crude, rounded polygon. (Or we could make it simpler, and just have it take points from the furthest-outward selections and draw edges between those to make a shape.)

 

Thank you for reading.

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Plugins can't alter or create selections. So what you're going to have to do is...

 

On 2/19/2019 at 3:15 PM, CubixThree said:

having to every selection pixel-perfect and manually.

 

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Using the new copy-selection and save-selection features, some like that could perhaps be done.

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