About Using Specific Measurement Types
You can use the following measurement types in the Measure tool:
Length—Measures the length of a curve, edge, or perimeter.
Distance—Measures the distance between two reference entities.
Angle—Measures the angle between two reference entities.
Diameter—Measures the diameter of a surface.
Area—Measures the area of a surface, quilt, facet, body, or model.
Volume—Measures the volume of a body, model, or closed quilt. Measures the volume of a body or model on one side of a designated plane.
Transform—Measures the transformation matrix between two selected coordinate systems.