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Cumulative DIST command.

A - answer The standard AutoCAD DIST command measures only distances between two points.

If you want to measure a cumulative (total) distance defined by consecutive point clicks (multiple line segments), you can use the DIST2 LISP utility by CAD Studio, available on

APPLOAD it into AutoCAD and start the DIST2 command.

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15.4.2008    9101x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture ·

See also:
Tip 11076:Reading 3D point matrix from a CSV file.
Tip 11025:How to create an axis of two curves? (average curve)
Tip 10976:DUP - easily duplicate AutoCAD drawing objects.
Tip 10972:Replace text fields with static texts.
Tip 10926:Self-intersecting polylines and polylines with duplicate vertices.

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