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How to insert blocks at each polyline vertex?

A - answer You can use the free utility CADstudio VerticesBlk to automatically insert a predefined block to all vertices of a selected polyline or 3D polyline.

Blocks can be optionally rotated to tangent direction at each vertex. You can optionally insert blocks also to the midpoints of arc segments.

Such blocks can be then used e.g. for vertex coordinates lists of your polylines to a TXT or XLS file - just create a schedule of the inserted vertex-blocks (EATTEXT, ATTEXT, DATAEXTRACTION or Excellink).


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24.1.2007    13777×  
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See also:
Tip 11074:How to convert a 2D polyline to 3D or vice-versa?
Tip 10926:Self-intersecting polylines and polylines with duplicate vertices.
Tip 10544:How to highlight polyline nodes and segments?
Tip 10091:Adding polyline vertices in fixed intervals.
Tip 9743:How to use XY coordinates from Excel as polyline vertices in AutoCAD?

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