Questions tagged [measurement]

Questions pertaining to measurements in Blender. Real measurements as well as Blender units are acceptable.

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Changing angle bracket direction in included MeasureIt add-on(1, 8, 1) and Blender 3.0

How can we change the angle bracket direction? Currently: What was expected: I posted a bug but they said it wasn't a bug https://developer.blender.org/T94531
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how to measure angles between two planes?

in this example I want to rotate the angled mesh on the left downwards at the exact opposite angle it is currently making with the flat mesh. is there a built in tool that measures what the angle is?
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Boolean Tool Not Functioning for Capturing Garment Model Specs in 3D

Hi I am relatively new to Blender, but am doing some experimentation with some models pulled from 3D garment simulation programs like CLO3D and Vstitcher. My goal is to be able to capture ...
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How to change Blender measureit measurements to a 360 image?

How to make the measureit measurements in blender to a 360 image?
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How to measure angle between bezier curve and object at intersection point using python?

I have a bezier curve going through a meshed body (assume the meshed body is a sphere). I want to find the angle between the curve and the sphere at their first intersection using python. I'm thinking ...
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how to measure distance of 2 separate objects via select faces

I am struggling to find a way to measure the vertical distance between 2 faces of 2 independent objects so that I can move the target object to the correct print-bed position for printing. The measure ...
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How do you mark spots when you work with the measure tool?

Hello, So I measured this spot with the measure tool and thats exactly where I wanna set a loop cut but as soon as I choose the loopcut tool the measured line dissaperas.. Is there a way to mark those ...
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Accurate wall thickness measurement in Blender?

I have some detailed models I have managed to successfully print at larger scales (20-30cm max height), however the wall thickness in many areas is very thin and when scaled down to much smaller sizes ...
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Measure length in UV EDITOR

Is there a way to have something like Edge length but for UV editor ? I am doing texturing manually in photoshop, and the workflow is that I export the UV layout, open it in photoshop and then I know ...
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How to work with astronomical measurements in blender

I am trying to make a really big sphere (a planet) in blender. But it seems like my view of it is cut off in the viewport. This also results in malfunctions when I export it into FBX. I tried tweaking ...
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What's the easiest way to measure a nonlinear path? [closed]

The measure tool is handy for measuring the distance between two points, but I would like to measure the distance along the surface of a mesh. What I'm doing currently is just measuring several small ...
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Edges of clearly different size display same edge length

I am very new to blender and working on my first model: a bed. I'm trying to model it with real world measurements, but I'm having a really hard time. I'm using Blender 2.93a and have a scaled cube ...
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Length of edges not logical compared to dimension of object

I am trying to create a object with some precise dimensions. Therefore, I need to also know precise lengths from the edges. I found out how ot display them, but the values there just don't make any ...
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How to set correct measurements

I have a floor plan and as per image i have scale the reference image. Started with the elevator 5x5.6 that looks perfect in size marked in red. But with the terrace 6.6x19 feet why it's not matching ...
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Precise, concise edge length measurement using a decimal point

I switched on edge length measurements. For a length of e.g. 1.054 I get a value "1m 5cm". It lacks precision, takes place and is hard to read. Any way of getting a precise value with a ...
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Get Size of Bounding Box Around Multiple Objects [duplicate]

Today I'm playing with models downloaded from Thingverse. Some of these models have many parts. When I load all the parts into Blender and arrange them in some way, I would like to be able to select ...
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I am trying to change the Units of my scene to 0.01 unit scale, on the tutorial I follow nothing happens to the size or grid, but on mine, it changes

I have a model I am trying to move into Unreal, I am following this tutorial where they change the units, on their scene nothing happens, the object stays the same size and the grid doesnt change, but ...
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measurement doesn't match [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to blender. I can't explain what's happenin, but look. Visualy longer edge is (according to blender) much shorter (83mm) than visualy shorter edge(4628mm). What may be helpful is that ...
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Real world sizing of objects with a target Linear Measurement

I have scanned sculptures that need to be scaled up or down. Then what I am given is a measurement between two topographical features (like pupils). So I need to scale the object up till that linear ...
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How to import DXF file with exact scale in blender

I have import the DXF file in blender. The walls have 6 inch thickness in the CAD file. And when i imported in Blender the scale looks wrong. DXF file Note : I do not want to scale down the mesh and ...
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Planning a mini ramp build

playing around with bender to optimize my material use to build my 6 year old daughter 2 mini ramp (or quarter-pipe). Building the main structured posed no problems but now I am trying to "bend a ...
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Significant digits in Measure Tool

I would like to set the number of significant digits given by the Measure tool. While measuring I obtain values with 5 significant digits (as seen in the image). Could you please tell me how to set ...
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How do you determine the height of a mesh above the xy-plane?

Hello everyone! I am a very new to blender, and I was wondering how I could determine the height of the portion of a mesh that is strictly above the xy-axis? I have included the image, as well as the ...
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Angle measurement shows only integer values, is it possible to increase the precision

In Blender 2.92, the measure tool shows distances to the precision of 6 digits after the decimal point, but only integer angle values. This question suggests that previous versions showed two digits ...
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How to display measurement lengths in Blender 2.9?

I want to get this result in Blender 2.9: However for all the tutorials i searched online, all i could find were how to achieve this in Blender 2.8 as shown: I assumed it would be under the gizmo ...
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height and scale units not equal

So i made an object that is 2 meter wide and placed it 2m high on the z axis, but compared to the grid in the background it is twice as long as the height of it. What am i missing here?
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the axis of measurement of angle using measuring tool

I am trying to measure the bowing of the femur using the measure tool. I drop the line from the top of the femur and when I click in the line to activate the angle measure, it reads 147 degrees . I ...
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Scaling 3D face model based on known distance between eyes

I am trying to scale my 3D face model I build with KeenTools. I was told that if I know the real measurement between, for example, the eyes of the model, I can scale the entire 3D face model based on ...
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MeasureIT add-on: how to display edge's projection on an axis

I have a tilted edge. Selecting its vertices as segment for MeasureIT addon displays edge's length. I would like to see the length of edge's projection on the Z axis ("height"). See this ...
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How to scale snapped measure along with objects?

I would like to rescale model according to real world measures. I drew a measure and snapped it to some vertices. Then I am doing rescale of all objects hoping that measure will rescale too, but it ...
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Applying real life measurements to a digital sculpture

While sculpting a human body I found myself needing to make sure that the main body points are set apart a certain amount of cm to match the measurements of an existing person. Is there a tool like ...
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How to work with measurements [closed]

As per diagram i have model. I want to make the handle of 180mm as mark in red. I have tried so far. Any suggestion or help how it works.
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Units and Measurements

Scene Properties Units are set to Imperial, which makes each square on the grid one foot. Theoretically, that is. The problem: Viewport Overlay will not allow for 12 subdivisions. Instead the grid is ...
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Absurd units, help getting realistic numbers

Long story, bear with me. I'm doing a research project involving ct scans and skull measurements. I create models of skulls (called segmentations) in a software called 3DSlicer and import them into ...
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Move edges to specified Angle

I have googled a lot in the past hour and am not really finding a good answer (I was initially trying to do this Straighten Vertices Along a Line but I have planes at different lenghts and do not want ...
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Use MeasureIt value in driver

Do values from the MeasureIt add-on have a data path we can point to when using drivers ? I've scrolled through the code but couldn't figure it out.
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Extrude by unit amount, not percentage

I've got a simple square plane (Blender 2.83) that is 66 x 66 meters and that I created by first adding a plane, then setting its X and Y dimensions in the n menu ("Item" tab in Object Mode) ...
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Why does Extrude and Inset not use the same measuring units? [duplicate]

Hello there Community, I'm modeling a simple blocky logo and want to inset and then extrude by exactly the same amount, but this doesn't happen. When I inset a face by 0.00115... and extrude then by -...
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Customize bpy.context.space_data.overlay.show_stats

Can I customize the data shown in bpy.context.space_data.overlay.show_stats ? My goal is: if there are 2 selected vertices, then show the distance between them. Same for 2 selected and parallel edges (...
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Measurement tool incorrect against ruler in image by VARYING amounts

I'm writing asking for a little help. I used an image as a template plane underneath my 3D design. Things were going well but then I realized there was a strange phenomenon with measurements. The ...
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How do you place a cut at a specific measurement?

I am learning Blender and come across this instance often yet still can't figure out how to solve it. If I have a wall and I want to cut a hole out using boolean difference, how do I place the object ...
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Is there a way to calculate the volume difference between two objects?

I'm relatively new to Blender so apologies in advance in case this is too basic of a question. Trying to come up with a way to compare two files and identify a volumetric difference between them. For ...
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How use MeasureIt on objects in different layers orthogonally

I want to use the MeasureIt plugin in Blender to make orthogonal measurements on my technical drawing (blueprint). So the measurements between objects (in different layers!) need to be constrained on ...
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How do i change the dimension back to 2m on the starting cube

The main cube is 2m so why is this one off
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How can i set a line to be an exact measurement

I want to make a floorplan with exact measurements but cant figure out how to do this All I want to do is be able to type in say 10 feet and have the selected edge change to 10 feet
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Ruler/protractor reports doubled measure

Blender 2.79. I draw a cube entering the measures manually as scale values. Then if I select the Ruler/Protractor tool, I see a measure that is the double value against the entered value. Why?
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Why there is difference in the measurement

With the Measure tool i have draw the line to measure the model. It shows 6.03. Where as in the N panel under dimensions in the z axis it shows 5.18. Why there is difference in the measurement I ...
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Adjust local space scale to fit object size

I have an I-carrier that I want to have in a certain dimension. I thought about scaling the thing in object mode and then applying the scale. However when I do that, the size of the object in the x-...
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Set edge of an object at a precise distance from another

I'm totally new with blender, and I want to measure the space that is present between the center of an object and a second object: the first object is a road, and this is its center: the second ...
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How to display line using Measurelt between two vertex

I'm using Blender version 2.83. I have enabled the Measurelt addon. I can view the distance between two vertex in the Measurelt panel, but I cannot figure out how to display the line and measurement ...