# Geometry dimensional checking: compute

## Compute the distance between two points

To compute the distance between two points in a local coordinate system:

Step Action
1

Activate the command:

• in the Geometry menu place the pointer on Measure and click on Compute distance between points
A dialog box Compute … is open.
2

Fill out the fields:

• select first and second points (selection of several points is possible)
• choose a coordinate system
3

Validate the information:

• click on OK button
The computation result appears in the output zone.
A dialog box Compute … is automatically opened.
4

Quit the sequence:

• click on Cancel button

## Compute the coordinates of points

To compute the coordinates of points in the global coordinate system and in a local coordinate system:

Step Action
1

Activate the command:

• in the Geometry menu place the pointer on Measure and click on Compute coordinates of points in a coordinate system
A dialog box Compute … is open.
2

Fill out the fields:

• select the points in graphic zone or enter the numbers of points (selection of several points is possible)
• choose a coordinate system
3

Validate the information:

• click on OK button
The computation result appears in the output zone.
A dialog box Compute … is automatically opened.
4

Quit the sequence:

• click on Cancel button

## Compute lengths of lines / areas of faces

To compute lengths of lines / areas of faces:

Step Action
1

Activate the command:

• in the Geometry menu place the pointer on Measure and click on Compute length of lines / Compute area of faces

A dialog box Compute … is open.
2

Fill out the fields:

• select lines/faces (selection of several lines/faces is possible)
3

Validate the information:

• click on OK button
The computation result appears in the output zone.
A dialog box Compute … is automatically opened.
4

Quit the sequence:

• click on Cancel button

## Compute a bounding box dimensions

To compute a bounding box:

Step Action
1

Activate the command:

• in the Geometry menu place the pointer on Measure and click on Compute bounding box

The computation result appears in the output zone as follows:

• dimensions [X1,X2][Y1,Y2][Z1,Z2]
• center (x,y,z)