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Tekla BIMsight support

You will find an answer to many of your questions in the Q&A section of the Support Forum.

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To measure the distance between two objects:

  1. Optional: Click the Settings button at the top right of the workspace and determine the unit for measurement in the Settings dialog box.

  2. Go to the Markup tab.

  3. Click .

  4. Pick the start point.

    You can snap to points, object edges and faces. The pointer changes accordingly.

    • Snap to point

    • Snap to edge

    • Snap to face

  5. Pick the end point.

    The measurement appears in Tekla BIMsight.

  6. Click or press Esc to finish measuring.


When you measure distances using a tablet, touch and hold after activating to see a magnified view that is useful in picking the points for measurement.



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measuring distances