AutoCAD 2007/2008/2009

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Keystone Engineering
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-29-2008
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Region will not explode

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08-29-2008 07:48 AM
I recently created a shape using the polyline command, and then created a region from that to do physical property calcs, but when I tried to explode it back to lines, I got a message I have never seen before: Cannot explode REGION. The only thing I did differently to create this region from past ones, was using polyline to create the shape, most of the time I convert lines to polyline and join them. I have always been able to explode regions, anyone had this happen? There is nothing in the help file about this that I can find.
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leonardlorden
Posts: 195
Registered: ‎04-25-2007
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Re: Region will not explode

09-02-2008 02:57 PM in reply to: Keystone Engineering
Odd, tried restarting CAD and trying again?
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MrShepherd
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Registered: ‎04-05-2012
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Re: Region will not explode

04-05-2012 08:55 AM in reply to: Keystone Engineering

Here is a work around.

I hatched the region and then edited the hatch and used the Recreate Boundary option.

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