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How to make a SHAPE from drawing entities?

A - answer Besides manually coding of shape descriptions in .SHP files described in the AutoCAD Customization Guide, there is also an easier way.

With the Express Tools utility MKSHAPE you can convert a block or other part of your drawing to the .SHP format.

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See also:
Tip 11041:How to convert font and shape files SHX back to SHP?
Tip 10958:Extended TCase supports accented characters and small caps.
Tip 10596:Changing colors of the Inventor color schemes (UI).
Tip 10576:How to batch convert lines and arcs to polylines?
Tip 10574:Four methods for exploding blocks in AutoCAD.


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