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jgodown
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Registered: ‎11-11-2009
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Distance command

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11-11-2009 12:54 PM
When I type the distance command and hit enter it gives me "DISTANCE = 0 (read only)" it does not allow me to pick any points, anyone know how to fix this
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ToanDN
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Re: Distance command

11-11-2009 12:57 PM in reply to: jgodown
command is DIST
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jgodown
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Re: Distance command

11-11-2009 01:11 PM in reply to: jgodown
That did it, thank you
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Modman_4
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Re: Distance command

11-12-2009 06:28 AM in reply to: jgodown
DI for short...
I hope my info was useful, but if by some odd chance it actually solved your issue, feel free to mark your post as "Accept as Solution". Thanks! :smileyhappy:
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calfcreek
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Re: Distance command

08-22-2012 08:51 AM in reply to: ToanDN

This just happened to me and I had to change my .pgp file to "DIST"

That is insane! What on earth is the purpose of a 'read only' command?

These are the times that try Men's souls.....:smileysad:

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dgorsman
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Re: Distance command

08-22-2012 09:05 AM in reply to: calfcreek

DIST is a command

DISTANCE is a system variable

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