Which is maddening because the selection is limited to pixels and the paths are not—if anything, the path should be significantly. I don't think this feature has had any love or attention for years.If it worked properly (creating smooth curves and not chopping off parts of the image), this could save me hours of work.Can you please update this feature to be more accurate? I don't think this feature has had any love or attention for years.If it worked properly (creating smooth curves and not chopping off parts of the image), this could save me hours of work.Can you please update this feature to be more accurate? … You showed gray values, and an inexact path that would result from a low tolerance or a lot of darker gray values. Photoshop has it uses but why it is considered such an industry standard is beyond me. Then go to Path Tab click on the button from the right side and choose Make Work Path. Using your own story, is it possible that the statistics have not returned ever any data because people give up on using the vectorisation. The selection was made using an alpha channel (which I know is 100% accurate). Wish Adobe would address this issue. I believe this to be a 'bad job' of creating an accurate path and by 'worked properly' I mean, I think it should make accurate paths from selections. Fixing the "make work path from selection" would be a great update, instead of useless gimmicks. Wow! Ah, I see. "as soon as InDesign makes clipping by masks possible.". It would save me countless hours of work not having to manually draw a path. But it's also equally possible that these companies are really owned by Adobe and they have a financial interest in offshoring the work to Vietnam & India for $2.50 per path. But getting a clean path around an object will take some manual editing - the computer can only approximate what the true edge is from the pixel values. I posted this 3 years ago and people are requesting it but still no updates! Or choose Save Path from the Paths panel pop-up menu. I first created this post over 3 years and still nothing! https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/photoshop-new-advanced-make-work-path-from-se... http://www.mediafire.com/download/z2...2u/OptPath.8bs. It gets used quite a bit. It will bring up the "tolerance" dialogue box, set it to 0.5 pixels. As Chris says above, you can draw a perfect circle selection, then hit MAKE WORK PATH and what you get will not be a circle at all. I'm sure you're right. Your way is the only way work is done and this topic was started for no reason whatsoever. Seriously, in all these years there's never been an iteration where MAKE WORK PATH from a selection results in a path that in any way resembles the selection. The current 'Make Work Path From Selection' feature does a really bad job. Have a great day, if you're capable. PSDs, which can often be problematic and foolish in a variety of ways,". I then made the selection into a work path using the 'make work path from selection' and attached is the result. You're right. It was never meant to produce accurate or perfect paths, only to give you a starting point. It is MASSIVELY superior in this respect (as it is in many others, in fact!). To create Photoshop work path from any raster object/cut out object/png object/etc the process is the same with the one described in the previous step; first you have to select the raster object(press CTRL+click on the Raster Layer Thumbnail. Corel Draw is not Mac compatible unfortunately. To save a work path, double-click the path in the Paths panel. The straight lines are not always straight and corners are cut off. .css-kic09h{color:#f0f0f3 !important;background-color:!important;}.css-kic09h:hover{color:#40a3f5 !important;background-color:!important;}.css-kic09h:focus{color:#40a3f5 !important;background-color:!important;}.css-sskn3q{line-height:60px !important;}HOME. (Click the down arrow in the upper … How do we get Adobe people to see it still has merit!? What do you mean by "does a really bad job"? Judging by the fact that there are whole companies set up just to draw paths because Photoshop can't, I'd say it's safe to assume the demand is out there. And a delight to hear from. " Yeah. The best way to combat this is to use Corel Draw. :). Here are a few examples I just quickly created now. Create an Work Path from Raster Objects. I suspect the reason there are so few complaints about this product, and You can also click the Create New Path icon at the bottom of the Paths panel. Enter a name for the path in the New Path dialog box, and click OK. Guess it will never happen :(. Hand-drawn Work Path. Adobe may not realise how much of a time-saver it could be, or it could be too hard for them to code. something else rather quickly. They don't upgrade it anymore. Yeah we have an entire dept here at work dedicated to simply penning paths for vector applications. The current 'Make Work Path From Selection' feature does a really bad job. You may get better results by thresholding or brightening your image (So you have a black and white mask) - then making a path from the selection. Setting the tolerance doesn't help. If you select New Path from the Paths panel pop-up menu before you create the path, Photoshop saves the work path, and it becomes a saved path (also called a named path). The algorithm behind this, "Make Work Path...", should be having new options with other calculation options.