Path Hop

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Path Hop.svg Path Hop

Menu location
Path → Path Modification → Hop
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also


This tool creates a path that performs a vertical rapid move to a given height, then a horizontal rapid move, in order to reach another point, then the necessary vertical move, if needed, to actually reach the point. The whole movement forms a "bridge", or hop, allowing the cutting head to avoid obstacles.


  1. Select one Path object which is the next object this hop needs to reach
  2. Press the Path Hop.png Hop button
  3. Adjust the HopHeight property.


  • DataNextObject: The path object to be reached after the hop
  • DataHopHeight: The height at which the machine head must travel horizontally