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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 www.cadstudio.cz/download.

APPLOAD it into AutoCAD and start the DIST2 command.

ACADADT
100% *  CAD 
15.4.2008    10854×  
applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture ·

See also:
Tip 12543:Drawing perpendiculars from any curve in AutoCAD.
Tip 12526:BufZone - buffer zones and wipeouts around AutoCAD line objects.
Tip 12479:PkLength - export line lenghts to Excel.
Tip 12470:A table with calculated expressions is suddenly dead, doesn't calculate and update.
Tip 12448:Pan view (change view target) in multiple viewports of a layout.


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