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How to use the Measure Tool

The Measure Tool provides a quick way to measure and temporarily display the distance between any two points on the model.

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The Measure Tool can be used in the orbit view or in first person view. It is limited to one measurement at a time, and each new measurement will overwrite the previous one. Measurements are displayed in metric units.

Please note that the Measure Tool is accessible in the Tridify BIM Viewer, but only if the tool is selected when publishing the Viewer.

Click the Measure Tool button to turn the measure function on.

 

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Click two points to measure. On desktop, holding the shift key disables the snapping to vertices and edges.

 

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You can drag the measuring point to the desired location. The green dots help to measure perpendicular distances between surfaces.

 

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Exit the tool by clicking the Measure Tool button.