Measuring and Scaling an Image

Last modified: May 17, 2018

When you have imported a drawing, you may need to double-check the dimensions and the scale. For this purpose, use the Measure and scale tool by following these steps:

  1. Click once to select the imported image. The yellow snap points are shown, and a green input box is brought up.
  2. Click the Measure and scale icon:
    MeasureAndScaleImage
  3. Move the mouse pointer to the drawing area. A dimension component is attached to the mouse pointer.
  4. Click once to set a starting point, then move the mouse pointer and click to set an end point. The dimension is displayed and the Input actual length input field opens.
  5. If necessary, adjust the actual length according to your specifications. CET Designer will then scale the image correctly.
    MeasureAndScaleExample_65_eng

To release the measure and scale component, press the Esc key.

You can also access the Measure and scale image from the Tools component tab.

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