PDF Xchange Editor - How to increase the number of significant figures of measur

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Will14 - Updated on Dec 6, 2018 at 04:52 PM
 Dorta - Nov 17, 2019 at 05:56 PM
Hi there,

I use PDF Xchange Editor to take a number of measurements in scaled architectural and engineering drawings. I use the "Distance Tool", but I can only ever get whole number values (ie. 10', 9', 2', 314', etc.). Is there a way to adjust the settings to give me more accurate values (ie. 3.14', 6.96', 315.98', etc.)?
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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,829
Dec 6, 2018 at 05:33 PM
did you try changing the scale to millimeters?
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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,829
Dec 6, 2018 at 05:34 PM
make that inches
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Thanks for the response! As it turns out, my solution was to create a new measurement that included the number of decimal places I wanted. Here's what I did:

From the Format tab (Properties toolbar in my version), I sleected an existing custom measurement and modified the scale by simply adding decimal placeholders (for example, changing 1 ft to 1.00 ft) and that allows me to show feet to the second decimal place. This helped:

https://www.tracker-software.com/knowledgebase/164-How-do-I-change-the-units-of-measurement-that-the-measuring-tools-use
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I will kiss you right now haha! Thank you!!
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