Ruler tool is used to measure the following magnitudes defined between two points:

DistanceProjected distance on a horizontal plane. XY Distance.
Azimuth Angle between line defined by the two point and the North.
ElevationAngle formed by the difference elevation.
P1 MSLAltitude of Point 1 with respect to sea level.
P2 MSLAltitude of Point 2 with respect to sea level.
DifferenceDifference of altitude.

Ruler – Magnitudes

It is possible to change the units of measurament of each item. The options available are:

  • Select on map: allows the user to select two points on the map.
  • Show alture terrain: displays a new window with the terrain height along a straight line.

Ruler Example