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Point Manager
Tip# 3608 By Lee McDonnell On 25-Mar-2011
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Rated By 1 users Downloaded : 891
Categories : Import, Export, Standard Blocks, Points, Linear Objects
Software type : AutoCAD 2011
Rename File To : PtManager/,PtManager/PtManager V2.4.lsp,PtManager/PtManager1.png
Import and export coordinates to and from text files.

It's going to be difficult to describe the extensive functionality of Lee McDonnell's Point Manager LISP routine in this limited space, but let's get started. First of all, it works with four different object types: AutoCAD points, blocks, polylines (2D or 3D), and external text files. You can import coordinates from text files into the drawing as points, blocks, or polylines. You can also export blocks, points, or polyline coordinates to a text file. That's just some of the functionality; there is much more described in the header of the LISP file.

Load the file, then run the command PTM. A dialog interface is included where you choose the input type and output type, and configure any needed options. There is no DCL file for the dialog, as it is created on the fly, which is a nice touch. The dialog even includes a Help button that downloads an up-to-date PDF help document. Well done, Lee.   

 

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User comments
Comment by Ford,Elizabeth
Posted on 2013-05-22 11:23:28
Hello - I downloaded this routine, which looks great, but, has it been updated at all? I am using ACAD 2013, and the Output option To File doesn't show up in the drop down list....thanks.
Comment by Ford,Elizabeth
Posted on 2013-05-22 11:23:38
Hello - I downloaded this routine, which looks great, but, has it been updated at all? I am using ACAD 2013, and the Output option To File doesn't show up in the drop down list....thanks.


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