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Calculating distances between two points using geodesic paths

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Patmo141 is working on a Python script to calculate distances on object meshes (so actually 'following' the surface). He incorporated it into an add-on that will allow you to measure the shortest path between two points on any object (see second video).

Script overview

Geodesic Path operator

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