I am trying to understand how to approach a problem where I have a vector path that I only want to fill only a part of the path of.

For example, here is an unclosed inkscape path that I want to fill the "D" section of. enter image description here

The shape is not closed, so filling it causes this:

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if I move the point slightly.

Is there a way to avoid this kind of issue?


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You can use the paint bucket tool. It will create a new closed path congruent with the D shape.

You can group the original path and the paint path, so the move around together.

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