Lesson 13 Using the engineering and Technical Features
exporting measurements to spreadsheets
You can export any measurements that you make on the drawing to a spreadsheet.
1 With the Distance tool still
selected, right-click or Control-
click anywhere in the document
pane, and choose Export
Measurement Markup To Excel.
For each measurement on your
drawing, Acrobat will export the
label, type of measurement, a
value, and unit to a .csv ﬁle.
2 Save the exported data in the Lesson13 folder using the name measure.csv.
3 If you have Microsoft Excel installed, you can open the .csv ﬁle and review your
4 Close Microsoft Excel if necessary, and close the Analysis toolbar. Select the
Hand tool to close the Measuring toolbar and Measurement Info panel.
5 Choose View > Toolbars > Reset Toolbars.
Using the loupe tool
Before you go any further, you’ll use the Loupe tool to see how accurate your mea-
surement points were.
1 Choose View > Zoom > Fit Page.
2 Choose Tools > Select & Zoom > Loupe tool.
Use the Loupe tool (
) to view speciﬁc portions of your documents at a higher
magniﬁcation while maintaining a separate zoom level in the document window.
You can adjust the size of the Loupe Tool window and the blue box in the document
pane by dragging the corners. You can also adjust the magniﬁcation in the Loupe
Tool window and the size of the blue window using the slider.
3 Locate the upper edge of the half wall in
the study and click once. 周e Loupe Tool
window opens, showing a magniﬁed view of
this wall edge.
At this magniﬁcation, you see that the position-
ing of the measuring crosshairs is accurate.