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Simple export of vertex-coordinates from a selected polyline.

A - answer With the freeware utility PolyVert you can easily list XYZ coordinates of individual vertices (vertex points) from a selected polyline. All types of polylines are supported - lightweight polylines (LWPOLYLINE), heavyweight polylines (2D POLYLINE) and 3D polylines (3DPOLYLINE).

Download the PolyVert utility from www.cadstudio.cz/download, load it with APPLOAD and run it by typing the POLYVERT command.

After you select the polyline, vertex coordinates are listed in the form of:

X1,Y1,Z1
X2,Y2,Z2
...

The exported coordinates can be copied e.g. to Excel or to a CSV file.

Directly in the application code you can change the delimiter type (e.g. to ";"), or the number of decimal places.

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7.6.2018    943×  
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See also:
Tip 11074:How to convert a 2D polyline to 3D or vice-versa?
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 9786:3D osnaps to planes in point clouds.
Tip 9743:How to use XY coordinates from Excel as polyline vertices in AutoCAD?
Tip 8361:Automatic vertex labels with autonumbering and coordinates.


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