Feature request: dX, dY, dZ measures in "measure distance"

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marcr
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Feature request: dX, dY, dZ measures in "measure distance"

Postby marcr » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:54 am

As a user I often use the "view toolbar" that contains the "measure distance" tool. While it depicts the 2 measurement points in X,Y,Z it only displays the vector of the distance, not the dX, dY,dZ components of the vector. Result is that I often use the calculator to calculate them based on the point coordinates.
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Re: Feature request: dX, dY, dZ measures in "measure distance"

Postby PrzemoF » Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:03 pm

Welcome to the forum!

You need something like this?
https://peertube.social/videos/watch/c5 ... df730b0245
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Re: Feature request: dX, dY, dZ measures in "measure distance"

Postby Syres » Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:39 pm

PrzemoF wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:03 pm
You need something like this?
https://peertube.social/videos/watch/c5 ... df730b0245
That's a very good pointer for new users especially if they are predominantly using PartDesign Wb then they are less likely to be aware of the Part Wb > Measure menu.
I use Part Wb features in a customised Toolbar based in Sketcher Wb along with my regular macros and it took me a while to think where I'd seen that functionality before.