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Measuring Distances

Use the Measure tool when you need to know the distance between two points in your design.

  1. From the Main toolbar, select the Measure Tool.

    The Measure tab appears in DesignCentral.

  2. Click and drag the cursor between the desired points.
  3. Release the mouse button.

The following information displays in Design Central:

DesignCentral for Measuring

1. X,Y coordinates of the first point

2. Horizontal and vertical distances

3. Actual distance between start and end points

4. Angle of the line that joins the start and end points will have with the horizontal

Click a single point to show its position in the design.

See Also

Working with Measurements and Labels