how to measure the diameter of imported shapes

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easyw-fc
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Re: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes

Postby easyw-fc » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:41 am

uwestoehr wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:15 am
This is a very useful WB! The measurement works well.

I apologize to come directly with an improvement proposal: The measured values are often a bit hard to read. Maybe you can "steal" the value visualization from the Arch WB. Here is a comparison:

The white on blue numbers of the survey tool are easier to read.

I will try out now more features of the Manipulate WB.
Unfortunately the Arch Survey is using a Label and I cannot direct add this to a Draft Dimension object.

But if you enable the Annotation Plane, your measure will be more readable.


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Re: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes

Postby uwestoehr » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:59 am

easyw-fc wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:41 am
But if you enable the Annotation Plane, your measure will be more readable.
Many thanks.
I already experimented with the annotation plane, however when I look at the last frame of your animated gif I find the 3 measured values hard to read because of missing contrast. So what about of changing the color of the text to e.g. red or blue and defining a background color for the text box of the text? If the latter is possible one could use e.g. white text on blue background.

Btw., what program do you use to create animated GIF of screencasts?
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Re: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes

Postby easyw-fc » Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:09 am

uwestoehr wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:59 am
I already experimented with the annotation plane, however when I look at the last frame of your animated gif I find the 3 measured values hard to read because of missing contrast. So what about of changing the color of the text to e.g. red or blue and defining a background color for the text box of the text? If the latter is possible one could use e.g. white text on blue background.
Background color is not available for a Draft Dimension object.
ATM color is not configurable in the WB.
Anyway rotating the object will help in distinguish the values.
uwestoehr wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:59 am
Btw., what program do you use to create animated GIF of screencasts?
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Re: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes

Postby uwestoehr » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:51 pm

easyw-fc wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:09 am
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Many thanks. This works very well.