By Clint Brown
Another great enhancement to Inventor 2018, is the updated "Measure Tool".
The new measure tool is easier to use and is far more intuitive than before.
The green block icons along the top, are your selection criteria, these can be changed between "component priority", "part priority" and the default setting of "Faces and Edges". For most measurements, the default setting is all you need.
In the animated GIF below, I show how you can use the measure tool in Inventor 2018. I also dock the measure tool into my browser, this allows users to have this tool available at all times, for more on the browser enhancements in Inventor 2018 have a look at my previous blog post here.