Measure Tool

Overview

The measure tool is a available currently in view as a beta feature. Currently, it can be used to query for distances between objects with a variety of options.

Usage

Activation

The measure tool can be activated by selecting Window > Measure Tool.

General Use

  1. Using Shift, select 2 primitives in the scene.

  2. A measurement will appear between the two prims denoting their distance.

  3. Adjust the options as required for your measuring operation.

  4. Press measure in the measure panel.

  5. A measurement is then established denoting distance in the viewport.

  6. To delete the measurement select the measure prim and press delete.

Options

Options exist to allow a variety of measuring considerations.

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Option

Result

1

Color

Defines the color of the Measurement Indicators.

2

Units

Controls display of measurements in common units (centimeter, inch, millimeter, etc.)

3

Distance

Determins what method to use for measuring the objects.

4

World Axis

The axis of your secene world.

5

Precision

Determins how many decimal places to use before rounding.

6

Label Position

Determins the location of the measurement in relation to the measurement indicator.

7

Label Size

Determins the size and legibility of the display.

8

Measure Selected

Creates a Measurement between selected Primitives based on options above.