Measure Between Two Points in 2D
- Go to "Measure" tab from the top toolbar.
- Choose the Measuring Tape Tool (Shortcut M), left mouse click on the first point you want to measure from, move mouse over to the second point you wanted to measure and end by clicking once at the second point.
- Upon clicking, you will find an accurate measurement of the distance between these two points, based on the units you've mentioned in project settings, such as mm, feet-inches etc.,
Measure Between Two Points in 3D
To measure distance in 3D, follow the same steps, go to your "Measure" tab from the top toolbar, and select the measuring tape tool (shortcut "M"). Click on the first point you want to measure from, move your mouse to the second point you wanted to measure and end by clicking once. Upon clicking, you will find an accurate measurement of the distance between these two points in the 3D view.
Measuring Angles on Building Elements.
- The Angle Measure Tool is used to measure the angles between two edges or surfaces.
- Go to measure tab in the top toolbar and choose the "Angle Measure Tool". Now move over to the first edge, at this point that edge would turned yellow, that's the indicator that it has been selected
- Similarly move on to the second edge, and select once and the angle between these two edges will be shown.
The angle measure tool works the exact same way in 3D as it does in 2D.
Measure Free Angles.
Choose the Angle Measure Tool from the Measure Tab on the Top Toolbar. Let's try to understand this particular steps using a quick diagram as shown below.
- Using the above image as a reference. The first point you click on will be the fixed Vertex, Point O as per the image.
- Move the cursor, and click on either Point A or Point B. If you've chosen Point A, then the final point that should be clicked on is Point B and vice versa.
- On performing this action, the angle will between the lines OA and OB will be displayed.
- The same action can be done in a free space, where no objects or models exist too, with the exact same procedure.
Measure On Selection
On Selecting an Object, Snaptrude immediately shows the dimensions of the perimeter of the selected object. This works for all objects, from furniture to walls to windows and slabs too. This feature works in 3D objects as well in 2D, also Snaptrude displays the dimensions of all the three Axes, X, Y & Z in 3D view.
It also works on circular objects, or objects with slightly irregular shapes, such as the chair in the below image, ss you can see the perimeter dimensions of the selected object are displayed.
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