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Automatic vertex labels with autonumbering and coordinates.

A - answer By combining two freeware tools by CAD Studio - VerticesBlk and InsertC/BlockC - you can easily annotate all vertices of a selected polyline with numbers and coordinates.

You will need an annotation block with one (or first) attribute for the future number (vertex ID) and optional other attributes - e.g. for coordinates. An example of such block can be downloaded from the Catalog - see VertID:

Block VertID - download

Now import this block into your drawing (Insert) and load (Appload) the two LISP utilities VerticesBlk and InsertC (see www.cadstudio.cz/download).

First start the VerticesBlk command to insert the VertID block to all vertices of your polyline. Then start the BlockC command to renumber the labels with a series of incrementing numbers.

See the detailed procedure (Czech version) in the AutoCAD video #46

or on the CADstudioCZ channel on YouTube:

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9.12.2011    6079x  
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See also:
Tip 10544:How to highlight polyline nodes and segments?
Tip 7530:How to add blocks to line endpoints?
Tip 7099:Blocks perpendicular to a polyline.
Tip 5384:How to insert blocks at each polyline vertex?


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