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tcorey
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Why doesn't a polyline have a length?

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01-24-2012 06:16 PM

If I 3ddwf a drawing with a polyline, the polyline is recognized in QTO, but it won't show a length. I looked at the property mapping, but it didn't help me. It almost appears that you have to manually input pline and line lengths. Any ideas out there?

 

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Tim

 

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Re: Why doesn't a polyline have a length?

01-30-2012 08:37 AM in reply to: tcorey

Tim,

 

Hello. Thank you for the post. QTO maps to specific properties to try and pull these values, it's possible that we are just running into a limitation. First, What program created your Polyline? Can you provide a small sample?

 

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Re: Why doesn't a polyline have a length?

01-30-2012 09:16 AM in reply to: dembkod

Hello David,

 

Thanks for the reply.

 

The program that created the polyline is AutoCAD 2012. I exported as 3ddwf.

 

I cannot get QTO to recognize the length of this item as all the reports only say 0.00. I tried the mapping options, but got nowhere with it.

 

The attached says it's a .txt file, but it's really an ato. Your system gave me an error saying that is not a supported file type for upload here.

 

Thanks for the help,

 

Tim

 

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