# Measure Toolbox

The tools in the Measure toolbox are used to perform measuring operations.

All tools in a toolbox are not always visible by default. To see all tools, right-click in the toolbox and select Show All from the menu.

To | Select in the Measure toolbox |
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Measure the distance(s) along an element. or Measure the linear distance from a data point. or Measure the perpendicular distance between an element and a data point. or Measure the minimum distance between two elements. or Measure the maximum distance between two elements. |
Measure Distance |

Measure the radius of a circle, circular arc, cone, or cylinder, or the axes of an ellipse or elliptical arc. | Measure Radius |

Measure the angle between two lines. | Measure Angle Between Lines |

Measure the length of an element. | Measure Length |

Measure the area and perimeter of a shape, ellipse, or complex shape and to analyze mass properties. | Measure Area |

Measure the volume enclosed by an element or a set of elements and to analyze mass properties. | Measure Volume |

Tip: To ensure accurate measurements, snap to the reference elements and points when using measuring tools.