Monday, October 24, 2011

Decompose polygon vertices to points in Global Mapper

In Global Mapper, you can decompose the vertices of selected polygons into standalone point features. The process is basically a two part process - selected one or more polygons. Then select the command, as shown below in detail.

  1.  Start Global Mapper. Load or digitize polygon features.

    The polygon feature(s) are displayed.
  2. Press ALT+D.

    The Digitizer is activated.
  3. Press SHIFT and click on one or more polygons.

    The polygons are selected.

  4. Press the mouse right button in the map view.

    A pop up menu appears.

  5. Choose Advanced Feature Creation Options | Create New Points from Selected Area and Line Features.

    The vertices are converted to point features.

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