Originally Answered: How do I measure line in Adobe illustrator? 2 – Pull up the Info Palette found under Window and then select the line, and it will tell you the width of the line. 3 – You can use your rulers and move the 0,0 point to the start of your line, then pull out a guide at the other end.
How do I make a measure line in Illustrator?
Draw a Line Segment
Press to select the Line tool. Select a Stroke color from the Colors area of the Tools panel. Click and drag on the artboard, and then release the mouse when the line is the length you need. Hold down the Shift key, and then drag to draw a 45, 90, or 180 degree line.
How do you show measurements in Illustrator?
Right-click on your mouse to change the measurements. For those who use a laptop, use two fingers on the trackpad, position your cursor in the rulers and hold down a second or two to see the sizes come up. In Illustrator, there is a measuring tool that we can also use too.
How do you find diagonal lines in Illustrator?
- There are multiple ways:
- 1 – As you are drawing a line, a small tooltip window will appear next to your cursor that will tell you the length of the line.
- 2 – Pull up the Info Palette found under Window and then select the line, and it will tell you the width of the line.
How do I calculate the area of a shape?
Area is calculated by multiplying the length of a shape by its width. In this case, we could work out the area of this rectangle even if it wasn’t on squared paper, just by working out 5cm x 5cm = 25cm² (the shape is not drawn to scale).