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ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD – Calculating distances and angles

September 12th, 2005

You can calculate the distance between any two points you select. The following information is displayed:

  • The distance between the points, measured in drawing
     units.
  • Their angle in the xy plane.
  • Their angle measured from the xy plane.
  • The change (delta) in the x, y, and z distances between
     the two points.

To calculate the distance between two points and their angle

1 Do one of the following:
  • Choose Tools > Inquiry > Distance.
  • On the Inquiry toolbar, click the Distance tool.
  • Type distance and then press Enter.
2 Specify the first point.
3 Specify the second point.

The following type of information is displayed:

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NOTE To use specific points on selected entities, use entity snaps to select the precise points on the entities.



Originally posted by ProgeSOFT from Learning IntelliCAD

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