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How to break a polyline to segments of given number or length?

A - answer The free DivBreak utility by Arkance Systems breaks polylines, lines, arcs, helixes and splines to individual segments. You can set either the number of segments or their length (measured along the curve). DivBreak combines the BREAK and DIVIDE / MEASURE commands.

The MMeasure subcommand allows you to select curves in bulk and interrupt them in segments of a specified length. It also lists the smallest and largest length of the to-be-broken lines.

Temporary arrows (breakpoint markers) are removed by redrawing the screen (by pressing [F7][F7]).

This utility can be downloaded from Download.

For an advanced segmenting of curves, use the Curve2Lin utility.

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See also:
Tip 13960:Fermat's spiral in AutoCAD.
Tip 13006:Calculated property descriptions (tobogan slide from floor to floor)
Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts - NumInText.
Tip 11025:How to create an axis of two curves? (average curve)
Tip 10091:Adding polyline vertices in fixed intervals.

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