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Exploding Ellipses and Splines

Use the ExplodeX command to convert Ellipses and Splines into PolyLines. The command is useful to prepare drawings to export to other software programs that do not support Ellipses or Splines.

To explode Ellipses and Splines:

  1. Type ExplodeX at the command prompt.
  2. In the graphics area, specify entities to explode and press Enter.
  3. If your selection contains Ellipses and Splines, specify an option to set the entity type to explode:
    • Ellipse: Explodes Ellipses and Elliptical arcs.
    • Spline: Explodes closed and open Splines.
    • Both: Explodes Ellipses and Splines.
  4. If your selection contains Splines, specify the precision for the conversion of Splines to PolyLines.
  5. The specified Ellipses and Splines are converted into PolyLines.

  Use the Explode command to explode other complex entities (for example, Blocks).


Command: ExplodeX

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