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How to measure polyline length in AutoCAD LT?

A - answer There are several ways to display the measured length of a line, pline or polygon in AutoCAD LT.

You can pick and sum up the individual vertices through the DIST command; you can use the AREA command (gives the full/closed length); the LENGTHEN command; or open the Properties window (Ctrl+1) to display the length (and optionally copy/paste it to the drawing, Excel or other application).

To sum-up lenghts of many lines (per-layer table) you can use the "Report Length" function from the LT Extension addon utility.

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16.12.2005    60424x  
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applies to: AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 6455:How to construct a triangle in AutoCAD?
Tip 2021:How to make an associative dimension of polyline length?
Tip 1670:How to measure Inventor parts without Inventor?
Tip 826:How to sum up lenghts of all lines in AutoCAD LT drawings?


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