I have selected four vertices of a path, forming a subpath.

How do I get a copy of that subpath (having four vertices)?

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CtrlC, CtrlV

copies the whole path (21 vertices).


You can separate your path into its components by calling Path -> Break apart.

The reverse process is Path -> Combine.

So, with this in mind, you can transform your path into 2 paths, then duplicate the part you want, and recombine the pieces you need into one final path.


You need to break paths first using Path-Break apart (Shift+Ctrl+K). Then you can copy paste the part of the path.(Note: Using this command you can only copy paste the part that are not connected, like the path you selected)


I don't think there is a way to copy segments. You probably will have to duplicate and break apart, or break apart at your selection.

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