Distance, Area and Perimeter using PDF XChange
Is it possible to calculate dimensions, area and perimeter using PDF XChange?
First, under Edit > Preferences > Measurements make sure you are using the right units for your drawings. In our example, milimeters.
Additionally, you can Customize the Snapping Settings to snap to grid, guides and objects.
The next step is to show the Properties toolbar. Right click on an empty area where other toolbars are shown, select Properties toolbar.
By selecting any of the tools, Distance Tool, Perimeter Tool or Area Tool, additional properties will display.
Before using any of the distance, perimeter or area tools, make sure you customize your color, line thickness, opacity, ratio unit…
Change Line Style
Change Ratio Unit. This is the most important property to set correctly.
One example on how the distance and area measurements: