Part Measure Linear

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Part Measure Linear.svg Part Measure Linear

Menu location
Measure → Measure Linear
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also


This tool measures the distance between two selected topology elements (vertex, edge, face) and displays the measurement in the 3D view. The shortest distance between the two elements is shown in red, and delta measurements (distances parallel to standard X, Y, Z axes) are shown in green.

MeasureLinear3D1.png MeasureLinearDelta1.PNG

How to use

  1. Select any combination of two elements: vertices, edges, faces
  2. Press the Part Measure Linear.png Measure Linear button.
  3. Alternatively the command can be launched without prior selection. A selection dialog then opens in the Tasks tab. A Control widget also provides buttons to reset the selection, toggle the measurement display in the 3D view, and clear all measurements.
  4. Measurements are automatically discarded when closing the document.