Is there a command to explode a line feature (with many segments) into its segments?

Like this: enter image description here

I have seen this: Simple automated way to split all lines in layer at vertices using QGIS?

But, I was looking for something similar that keeps everything in the same layer while editing it and does it only for the selected feature(s) not all elements. I am thinking in a simple command that takes the selected featured(s) and produces the desired output like the Split Patrs or Split Features in the Advanced Digitizing Toolbar.


The tool therefore is called "Explode lines" and can be found in the processing toolbox at "Qgis Geoalgorhitms" - "Vector geometry tools". It takes all lines and breaks them into its segments into a new layer.

In order to get a new number for each segment an update can be performed on the id field in the Field calculator using @row_number

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