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    Hi,

    Im completly new to CAD so this is probably going to sound stupid but how would I find the distance between two offset lines. Basicaly what I have got is straight line with an original offset line at the base and I have copied this line at different distances along the line, but I need a way to double check the distances from the original line. Again sorry if it is really simple.

    thanks alot,

    Steve

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    You have several options including:
    Distance command (DIST) and pick any two points
    MeasureGeometry command (MEASUREGEOM) from the Ribbon or the Command line, and pick any two points
    Create a dimension between any two points.

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    Using Osnaps, the first pick point will be at the End, Middle or Near the line, and then for the second pickpoint, you must use Perpendicular to the second line.

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    This may help:

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    (command "._dist" "near" pause "perp")
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    Thanks alot sorted

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