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Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

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09-08-2010 01:16 PM

I work for a company that produces models and drawings using Inventor (2010 I think).  The drawings are in DWF format.

 

I just downloaded Autodesk Design Review (whatever th elatest version is) and tried to do some markups and measurements.  The software works great except for one thing, I can't figure out how to measure angles.

 

There is an angle measurement button, but it is greyed out on 2D drawings.  I see in the help files that it is for measuring angles in 3D.

 

How can I measure angles in 2D?

 

I can use my trig skills to get angles, but that is insane!

 

Other than this I think the software is great!

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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

09-08-2010 11:36 PM in reply to: peeweejd

Thank you for your feedback.

 

Currently ADR does not support measure angles in 2D.

 

I've added this request to our WISHLIST database. We will consider it for possible inclusion in future releases.

Please let me know if I can be of any further help.

-Spring

 



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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

04-18-2011 05:46 PM in reply to: peeweejd

I hope this is still on the wish list because I am having to do some crazy drawing to deal with angles for assignements in class. 

Thanks,

 

Michael

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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

04-18-2011 07:01 PM in reply to: peeweejd

Thank you for your feedback.

 

This is still on our wishlist database: ADRPO-202.



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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

07-19-2011 07:38 AM in reply to: springai

Hi, 

 

To follow up on this, the icons are within Design Review 2011 and 2012 so i assume they are now included? But they are always greyed out. Measure angle and Point Location would be useful as would the length/radius tool. Are they available? 


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Thomas

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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

07-20-2011 07:26 PM in reply to: harth287

Thank you for your feedback.

 

The existing icons are only available for 3D DWF/x file for now. Your request will be added in our wishlist defect.

 

 

-Spring



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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

02-16-2012 07:25 AM in reply to: peeweejd

Is this feature still on the wishlist?  AutodeskDesign Review 2012 still has the angle measurement icon greyed out for a 2D drawing.

 

Is there any workaround (short of printing the drawing and using a protractor)?

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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

02-26-2012 08:28 PM in reply to: peeweejd

Thank you for your question.

 

This feature will be available with next release.



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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

02-27-2012 04:01 AM in reply to: peeweejd

Excellent!  Thank you for the information!

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Re: Measure Angles in 2D DWF files

04-05-2012 12:42 AM in reply to: peeweejd

Autodesk Design Review 2013 is now available for download from our website.



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