How to Measure a PDF in SharePoint

Muhimbi’s PDF Editor for SharePoint lets you measure PDFs in SharePoint Online or On-premise. Enable your users to measure the distance, perimeter, and area of drawings in a document. Adjust the measurement precision with scale calibration and the use of a magnifying glass.

Step 1: Open a PDF file

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Select a PDF from the SharePoint library and right-click on the three dots menu. Click on Edit with PSPDFKit Editor.

Step 2: Select the Measurement Tool

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Click on the second icon in the top right toolbar and select a measurement tool from the drop-down menu. You can choose to measure distance, perimeter, rectangle area, ellipse area, or polygon area.

Step 3: Edit measurement settings

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Upon selecting the measurement tool, an additional window will appear where you can change the measurement settings between imperial and metric units. If this window doesn’t show up immediately, just click on the annotation.

You can also pull the annotation borders to resize the measurement area.

In the left top corner, you can change the color of the measurement annotation, its opacity, and the thickness of the annotation lines.

In the right top corner, there are options to add a note to your annotation or to delete it, but you can also delete it by clicking the button on the measurement settings window.

Finally, click on the Save button to save the changes to your PDF document.

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