To Measure Perpendicular Distance from an Element
Select the Measure Distance tool (
- In the tool settings window, set Method to Perpendicular.
- Turn off Segment Only.
- Select the element.
Enter a data point.
The perpendicular distance between the nearest part of the element and this point is displayed in the Distance field. A temporary line is displayed as a visual aid but is not placed in the design.
- Do one of the following: