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Original Article Date: April 5, 2005
Authored and contributed by Gerald Hernandez, this terrific little utility gives you an alternate solution to the age old question of "How can I drop my simple shapes down to line strings?".
Download 241.zip and extract ShapeToLineString.mvba from the zip file.Place the mvba in the folder pointed to by MS_VBASEARCHDIRECTORIES.Keyin vba load shapetolinestring to load the project, or...Configure MS_VBAAUTOLOADPROJECTS to automatically load the mvba project upon startup.Keyin vba run shapetolinestring to run the macro, or....Place the keyin on a function key or custom button for quick and easy access.Once loaded it will convert all simple shapes within an existing selection set or fence to line string elements.
This program is supplied as is. This program does not come with support. AskInga, Bentley Systems Inc., and the author of the program assumes no liability for damages direct, indirect, or consequential, which may result from the use of this program. Use this program at your own risk.
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