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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2012 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2012 by Curtis Waguespack

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Using the Measure Tools

The Measure tools let you measure distances, angles, loops, and areas. These tools, shown in Figure 13.31, are available by selecting the Tools tab and then the Measure panel. They are available in the assemblies, parts, sheet-metal, flat pattern, construction, and 2D and 3D sketch environments. You can select sketches, edges, faces, bodies, and work geometry to take measurements. In addition to the measurement tools mentioned, you can use Measure Regions while in a 2D sketch.

The Distance tool Lets you measure the length of a line, an arc, or the distance between points and so on.

The Angle tool Lets you measure the angle between points, edges, or two lines. To measure between points, click two points to define a line ...

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