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Quickly select improperly closed polylines in your drawing.

A - answer For the selection of not properly closed areas (outline loops) in a drawing you can use the Map+Civil command MAPCLEAN. If the outlines are separate polylines, you can perform the analysis of closed areas also in the plain AutoCAD.

You can select the not properly closed (open) polylines in your DWG drawing using the QSELECT command. Choose the "Object type" to Polyline, in the "Property" list pick Closed and set the "Operator" and "Value" to = No.

Please note that this checks the internal polyline property only, not the geometric characteristics - you can have a perfectly closed polyline (geometrically) with the Close-property set to False.

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12.3.2010    10895×  
applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture ·

See also:
Tip 12526:BufZone - buffer zones and wipeouts around AutoCAD line objects.
Tip 12479:PkLength - export line lenghts to Excel.
Tip 12361:Seamlessly connected images by irregular clipping in AutoCAD (or LT).
Tip 12105:Select the smallest DWG object - MinOf utility.
Tip 11769:How to convert border lines (rails) to a surface?


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