Quick Measure Tool: AutoCAD 2020 New Feature

Did you know that in AutoCAD 2020, measuring distances is faster than ever with the new Quick Measure Tool option of the MEASUREGEOM command, which measures 2D drawings simply by hovering your mouse? It is a time-saving tool.

Quick Measure Tool

News reaching us has it that when this option is active, the following:

  • dimensions,
  • distances, and
  • angles

are displayed dynamically as you move your mouse over and between objects. The small orange squares in the corners indicate that the lines are at a 90-degree angle.

The distance between two objects is measured only if the objects are parallel.

Read also: AutoCAD 2020 Newly Improved Blocks Palette

Tip When Using This Quick Measure Tool of AutoCAD 2020

To avoid clutter and improve performance when using the Quick Measure tool, it’s best to zoom into complicated areas of your drawing.

 

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