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Length measurement tool


Length button

How to measure a length

To measure a length or a distance:

  • click on one side of the object or the distance to measure
  • click on the other site of the object or the distance to measure

Tip: while you are moving the mouse to the second position, length and angles are displayed in the status bar at the bottom of the Digimizer window.


The length is displayed in the Measurements list window (*).

When the option Show result after finalizing measurement is selected, then the length is displayed in a small window next to the object.

Summary statistics for all lengths measured with the Length tool are displayed in the Statistics window.

*Only the parameters selected in the Measurements List Columns options box are displayed in the Measurements list window.

Lock tool

Lock buttonWhen the lock is Open, the program returns to Select mode after performing a measurement using the Length tool. Close the lock when you need to perform several measurements with the same tool. See Lock tool.


Measure length

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