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How to arrange the measurements for Doors, Windows and opening in drawings and plans

Maurice 2016-10-25 12:03:42


Here's another interesting Technical Support case

Question:
I often have the doors and/or windows that lay quite close to each other and when I insert their measurements, they overlap creating a bit aof confusion in the floor plans and drawings. Is there a way of spacing out the measurements so that they can be read correctly?

Answer:
In order to give extra spacing to the measurements of Doors, Windows and openings, you can access these special settings and options:
- Select the door, window or opening in the belonging LEVEL;
- In the "Properties" toolbox, go to "Geometry" > "Measurement Distance";
- Enter the desired offset value;
- If you want to show the object's relating measurement on the other side, simply insert a negative value;

The following image is an example:


A > Measurement Distance of 0
B > Measurement Distance of 500
C > Measurement Distance of -500