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CAD tip CAD tip # 3062:

   
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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 13056:How to copy DWG Properties from one drawing to another?
Tip 12546:How to renumber handles of selected DWG entities?
Tip 12282:How to dimension radius and center of a spline in a given point?
Tip 12210:How to erase a specific object type in all DWG layouts?
Tip 12143:ATrim - dynamic trim/extend by painting.


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