It measures the horizontal, vertical and click distances of two clicked points to each other and the angle of the line passing through two points. Distances are in meters, angle in degrees.

Location of the Distance Command

You can access it under the Ribbon menu Drawings tab Reference title.

Usage Steps

  • Click the Distance icon in the ribbon menu .

  • Click on points 1 and 2 respectively.

  • Distance and angle information of the clicked points will be calculated.

Usage step

Selecting the first point when in the distance command

Selection of the second point

Distance and angle

Measures Dialog

Specifications

Distance

It is the distance value between the measured points. When the point is clicked, the total value is given.

Angle

The angle in degrees between two clicked points.

DX

It is the horizontal projection value of the two clicked points. (apse)

DY

It is the vertical projection value of the two clicked points. (ordinate)

Digit count

Arranges the number of digits after the comma of the given values.

Units

Sets the unit of measure for given values.

Meter : If checked, the unit of information text will be meters.
Centimeter : If checked, the unit of the callout will be centimeter.
Millimeter : If checked, the unit of callout will be millimeter.
Feet : If checked, the unit of callout will be fit.
Inch : If checked, the unit of callout will be inches.
Feet and Inches : If checked, the unit of callout is feet and inches.