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Distance helpers

This article shows you how the dimension helpers in the Editor work

When selecting structural elements like walls, windows, or doors you'll notice dimension strings showing the distance of the element. These distance helpers help you to be more precise about controlling the distance between assets and structural elements.



By default, the distance helpers feature is activated in Structural editing mode.




To activate distance helpers with assets or groups, open a model in the Editor. first, click the Main menu button in the top left corner of the window. Then select View > Show distance helpers.

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With the distance helpers activated, You will be able to see the distance of a selected asset or asset group to the neighboring walls or the next assets.

asset distance

To switch off these additional distance helpers, simply repeat the steps above.