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Creating shape file (point\polyline\polygon) in M3D,

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11-29-2013 01:08 PM

Creating shape file (point\polyline\polygon) in M3D,

 

I couldn’t figure out at which step one can determine the type of the shape file (attached) when it is created. For example, how to create point\polyline\polygon shape files?

 

 

Thank you

 

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Jamal

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Re: Creating shape file (point\polyline\polygon) in M3D,

11-29-2013 01:24 PM in reply to: JamaL9722060

No steps involved, sir.

 

When you run the _MAPEXPORT command, you choose one of the four classes (point, line, polygon, text), then Autocad automatically filters and exports ONLY the objects belonging to that class.

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Re: Creating shape file (point\polyline\polygon) in M3D,

11-30-2013 05:19 AM in reply to: JamaL9722060

Expand the schema to get to the geometry type then select from the drop down list. The curve type is for polylines, surface is for polygons type.

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Re: Creating shape file (point\polyline\polygon) in M3D,

11-30-2013 05:25 AM in reply to: antoniovinci

Antoniovinci,

Jamal wants to create a blank new shp file not export. From the Create tab of the ribbon Map3D allows users to create a new sdf or shp file and create the attributes and other metadata with no geomerty or data in it. It's great for doing a bulk copy or creating template files for features.

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Re: Creating shape file (point\polyline\polygon) in M3D,

11-30-2013 10:52 AM in reply to: Murph

Thank you very much Murph for the help. That is great.

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Jamal

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Re: Creating shape file (point\polyline\polygon) in M3D,

12-02-2013 01:36 AM in reply to: Murph

Murph wrote:

From the Create tab of the ribbon Map3D allows users to create a new sdf or shp file and create the attributes and other metadata with no geomerty or data in it.


That sounds great, unfortunately I cannot find this feature in my Map2006: from which release was it implemented? TIA

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Re: Creating shape file (point\polyline\polygon) in M3D,

12-02-2013 03:24 AM in reply to: antoniovinci

antoniovinci wrote:

Murph wrote:

From the Create tab of the ribbon Map3D allows users to create a new sdf or shp file and create the attributes and other metadata with no geomerty or data in it.


That sounds great, unfortunately I cannot find this feature in my Map2006: from which release was it implemented? TIA


I want to say in 2012/13 it became available on the ribbon but was introducted before that with the schema editor.

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