Measure Panel

  Viewer > Getting Information > Measuring in 3D mode >

Measure Panel

Previous pageReturn to chapter overviewNext page

The Measure panel is a floating panel that can be moved, fixed to the program window borders, hidden and the size of which can be changed. The panel contains results of the measurements made by the following measuring tools Distance, Polyline length, Area and Edge in the 3D and 2D Wireframe display modes.

Measurement results displayed in the Measure panel in the 3D Wireframe, 3D Hidden lines, 3D Smooth shading and 3D Flat shading display modes are presented in the following picture:

In the 3D Wireframe, 3D Hidden lines, 3D Smooth shading and 3D Flat shading display modes the Measure panel has two sections with measurement results. The upper section displays full measurement results made both in the 3D and 2D Wireframe display modes. The section in the bottom displays measurements added to the 3D model with the help of the Edge and Area tools.

Clicking the bottom section of the Measure panel with the right mouse button calls the context menu containing the following commands:

Copy

Copies the name and values of the selected string containing measurement results to the clipboard.

Copy name

Copies the name of the of the measurement result selected in the Measure panel to the clipboard.

Copy value

Copies the value of the measurement result selected in the Measure panel to the clipboard.

Select all

Selects all measurement results in the bottom section of the Measure panel.

Unselect all

Deselects the marked measurements results

Delete

Deletes the marked measurement results both from the drawing and the bottom section of the Measure panel.

Delete all

Deletes all measurement results both from the drawing ans the bottom section of the Measure panel.

 

Clicking the upper section of the Measure panel with the right mouse button calls the context menu containing the following commands:

Copy

Ctrl+C

Copies the text selected in the Measure panel to the clipboard. The text is selected with the left mouse button in the same way as in text editors.

Select all

Ctrl+A

Selects all the data in the Measure panel.

Clear

Delete

Clears the Measure panel.

Go to

Alt+G

Allows moving the cursor to the panel string according to its number.

Precision

 

Sets value precision for further measurements

Options

 

Opens the Measure tab settings in the Options dialog window.

Save as

 

Saves results of measurements to a TXT file.

 

The Measure panel opens automatically when any of the measuring tools is activated. When you quit the measuring mode, the panel closes by default. If you want to have the Measure panel always displayed in the program window, turn off the Hide the measurement panel setting in the Measure tab of the Options dialog box.


Distance

Edge

Area

Measuring options

Measure panel in the 2D mode

Go to ABViewer