C4D.Plugins (Tools4D), Creators of DEM Earth for Cinema 4D, posts a freebie in the Stipple Spline Modifier which will allow you to create dashed lines and dots from spline shapes in Cinema 4D.

Use this amazing Stippling modifier on all your splines to make them go all spotty and dotty

The Stipple Spline Modifier plugin is a fast and easy to use solution providing plenty of flexibility with settings such as random offsets, and random stipple settings. To learn more or download the Stipple Spline Modifier for Cinema 4d, check the free stuff page here.