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How do you flatten a spline in AutoCAD?

Last Updated: 8th April, 2020

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Re: Spline Flattening
In 2012 just select the spline, right click,>spline>convert to pline, specify a precision, done. Or double click, watch command line for convert Pline, Always save a copy of the drawing before trying anything suggested here.

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In this manner, how do you explode a spline in AutoCAD?

A spline is a single object unless or until you convert it into a polyline. If you want to do that you can use the PEDIT command and select the spline. Choose a precision value and enter. Now you will end up with an object you can explode.

Furthermore, how do you make a spline in AutoCAD? Draw a Spline

  1. Click Home tab Draw panel Spline. Find.
  2. (Optional) Enter m (Method). Then enter either f (Fit Points) or cv (Control Vertices).
  3. Specify the first point of the spline.
  4. Specify the next point of the spline. Continue specifying points as needed.
  5. Press Enter to end, or enter c (Close) to close the spline.

Moreover, how do you convert splines to polylines in AutoCAD?

To Convert a Spline to a Polyline

  1. Click Home tab Modify panel Edit Spline. Find.
  2. Select the spline to convert.
  3. Enter p to convert to Polyline.
  4. Specify a precision value or press Enter to end the command.

How do you join a polyline and a spline?

To Join Polylines, Splines, Lines, and Arcs Into a Single

  1. Click Home tab Modify panel Edit Polyline. Find.
  2. Select a polyline, spline, line, or arc to edit.
  3. Enter j (Join).
  4. Select one or more polylines, splines, lines, or arcs that are located end to end.
  5. Press Enter to end the command.

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