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How to extract co-ordinates at certain intervals along the length of a line?

A - answer You can use the MEASURE and DIVIDE commands to place points (or blocks) along the line (polyline, curve). Then you can export the coordinates of these newly inserted entities to a text file or database (Excel) using one of the tools - Excellink, ATTEXT, EATTEXT or DATAEXTRACTION commands.
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27.2.2008    10608×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 13784:Export block coordinates to a table. How to use the DATAEXTRACTION command in AutoCAD LT?
Tip 13234:How to place a GeoTIFF image automatically into the correct position?
Tip 12926:How to import point coordinates from Excel to AutoCAD?
Tip 11913:Simple export of vertex-coordinates from a selected polyline.
Tip 11776:Export XYZ coordinates of DWG objects from AutoCAD LT.


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