Altium NEXUS Documentation

PCB_Cmd-MeasureSelectedObjectsMeasureSelectedObjects_AD

Created: July 7, 2022 | Updated: July 7, 2022
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Parent page: PCB Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to measure the length of selected track in the current design.

Access

This command is accessed from the PCB Editor by choosing the Reports » Measure Selected Objects command from the main menus.

Use

First, ensure that the entire length of track that you wish to include in the measurement is selected.

After launching the command, an information dialog will appear, detailing the total measured length of the track. The measurement is also entered as an entry in the Messages panel.

Tips

  • Measurable primitives can be either routed track (net-aware) or lines (track that is not net-aware). Arc objects can also be included in the measurement.
  • Measurements are returned in both metric and imperial units.
  • To copy the contents of the information dialog to Windows Clipboard, press Ctrl+C when the dialog is open.
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