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I feel like this is kind of a stupid question. So, I pulled up the 

See the Pen wvgGxEr?editors=0010 by GreenSock (@GreenSock) on CodePen

 and I wanted to see if it works with a polygon element. So I gave it a test and obviously it doesn't.

 

My question is 1 why? and 2 is this a plan to extend this plugin to add polygon support in the future?

See the Pen LYzvvNe by michaelsboost (@michaelsboost) on CodePen

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Nah, not a "stupid" question at all. It wouldn't work because MotionPathHelper is supposed to let you add points, make them curvy, pull control points, etc. (total flexibility) which would all be impossible with a <polygon>. 

 

It's super easy to solve, though - just use MotionPathPlugin.convertToPath()! 

See the Pen RwLOOoe?editors=1010 by GreenSock (@GreenSock) on CodePen

 

Does that clear things up? 

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