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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, 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:


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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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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