My quick question id for an alternative way of exporting a cluster of points as .shp files and then manipulating the .dbf file in order to create an excel/csv file.
Is there another way of exporting my data as .csv or excel from Map3D?
Thanks in advance
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your approach exporting as SHP is probably the quickest but Map has a feature to create CVS files - further details in Map help - "Running a Query in Report Mode":
Basically you need to attach you drawing with the points,
create a query
create a report
Report can include ac-object properties (coordinates etc.) and map object data as well.
Gentlemen, the OP has no shapefiles: he just wanna avoid to create them.
He has a bunch of points, from which extracting the XYZ coords to an external .CSV, period.
There are several ways to accomplish that, either internal (command _DATAEXTRACTION) and external like this one.
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