Measuring an Object with Curved Surfaces

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tapemeasure
#1

How do you measure an object that has curved surfaces?

For example, the diameter of this knob:

Knob

Is this covered in any of the tutorials etc. on this site?

Cheers

Mark

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#2

At least in four different ways:

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#3

Sorry, I meant this diameter:

Knob

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#4

Turn on hidden geometry from the right hand menu and the tape tool will snap to those points.
Edit: It’s called Hidden Objects and can be found in the Display tab.

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#5

Same principle:

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#6

Thanks, mihai.s and Box, your help is much appreciated.

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