Measure distances between objects

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Measure distances between objects

You can use the measuring commands in Trimble Connect for Windows to measure distances between points in the 3D model view. You can measure the distance between two points, or the shortest vertical or horizontal distance from a point, face, or edge to another object.

Parent topic: Work with 3D models

Measure the distance between two points

  1. On the ribbon, click Distance.
  2. Pick the point from which you want to start measuring.
  3. Pick the point to which you want to measure.

A label appears, showing the measurement between the selected points.

To clear the measurement, on the ribbon, click X on the right side of Distance.

Measure the shortest vertical or horizontal distance

  1. On the ribbon, click Vertical or horizontal shortest distance.
  2. Pick a point, face, or edge from which you want to start measuring.
  3. Pick an object to which you want to measure.

A label appears, showing the measurement between the selected points.

To clear the measurement, on the ribbon, click X on the right side of Vertical or horizontal shortest distance.