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Measurement Tools Accelerate Takeoffs with PDF Measuring Tools

Integrate a measuring tool into your app to enable your users to measure the distance, perimeter, and area of drawings in a document. Ensure accurate measurements with scale calibration and the ability to snap lines to the page content.

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Out-of-the-Box Measurement Tools

Deliver new features faster when you integrate a robust set of document measurement tools into your application. Measure distance, area, and perimeter directly in your app — no need to open third-party tools.

Accurate Measurements

With an on/off option to auto-align drawn shape ends to the page content, users can use snapping to quickly and accurately measure technical drawings. Easily adjust the scale of measurement to match your drawing’s specification.

Streamline Review and Approval

Boost user productivity by syncing measurements across all connected devices. Add real-time collaboration to have live discussions directly on project plans and technical drawings.


Intuitive PDF Measuring Tools

Properly measure PDFs using accurate measuring tools that allow users to create, edit, calibrate, and share dimension measurements with ease.


Enable users to take length, width, and height measurements of an object on a page with the distance measurement tool.

Perimeter Measure

Let users calculate the length of all sides of a measured object on a page with the perimeter measurement tool.

Area Measure

Allow users to calculate the area (polygon, circle, or rectangle) of a drawing on a page with the area measurement tool.


Let users set the scale for all future measurements by calibrating the length measurement using the built-in menu.

Set Scale and Value Precision

Individually adjust measurement precision and scale using the annotation inspector or via the API.


Snapping can be enabled for each tool to make it easier to measure objects on a technical drawing or plan.

Use Cases

Facilitate PDF Measuring

Empower your users in their projects by giving them the tools they need to create, edit, and share measurements.

Quantity Takeoffs

Measurement Tools enables contractors to measure construction plans and technical drawings electronically — an important step for determining the precise amount of materials needed for a project.

Measurement Evaluations

Easily evaluate the work performed on a project by comparing real-life measurements against the measurements in a blueprint.

Planning, Reviewing, and Approvals

During the process of planning a project, there are many parties involved in reviewing plans and verifying measurements. Measurement Tools and our Instant engine make it easy to share measurements and add comments in real time.

Documentation Learn how to easily get Measurement Tools up and running in your project.
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