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Shapefile export

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This has been bugging me and everyone in our department for ages.

When exporting objects as shapefiles, VWs automatically adds the word 'polygons' or 'polylines' afterwards. This is incredibly annoying and makes it very difficult to scroll through and identify files quickly as all you see at a quick glance is the word polygons or polylines. We work on projects that can have hundreds of shapefiles which we use between VWs and GIS.

There is no need for this, i know whether i am exporting polylines or polygons, and would never mix the two! We must spend hours every month renaming files. We can do this by using a renaming utility, but this causes problems due to GIS referencing to file names.

Can we please either get rid of the auto naming or add a check box on the export function.

thanks

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