Magic tracer et al

What is the reason for the magic tracer advancing plot moving sometimes backward, toward the cell body? Is it a glitch? Is it simply driven by the proximity of a bright spot?

On the same topic, I reckon that there are situation when one might need to create a node at the end of a dendrite and use the magic tracer to advance toward the soma.

:+1: :+1: :+1: for the magic tracer!

Thanks for the feedback and sorry for the late response bcd. For some reason this got lost.
It seems like a image path finding glitch, the tool is doing a flood fill on the image intensity based on discussion with the dev that implemented it. It has been added to our bug/todo list as we have found retreating back to the soma sometimes causes strange paths to be created.

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