User Settings: Display

General Drawing Screen Display Options

This section allows you to change the Color, Font, Text Size, Line thickness, and Directional Arrow Size for various display items in Measure such as Room Names, Dimensions, Seams, Measuring Lines, Counter Marks, object highlight etc.

 Note: Size of text is entered according to the set unit of measure. This allows it to scale in the same way the drawing does.


Display Items and Their Setting Options
Item What it Does Customization Options
Room Name Name given to a drawn room. Can be auto generated by Measure or user defined. Text color, Font style, Size, Position in room, Material Lay direction arrow size, Arrow position in room.
Dimensions Measurement shown along each side of a room. Text color, Font style, Size.


Outline of a selected item. Line and text color, Font style and weight, Line size in pixels.
Transitions Visual for doorway, windows, and openings placement. Color, Size in units of measure to preserve scale.
Edges Indicates wall material has been added to the side of a room. Color, Size in units of measure to preserve scale.
Grout Lines to indicate grout in rooms with tile. Color
Plank Lines Lines to indicate the shape and pattern of plank type product in a room. Color
Room Drawing Guiding lines that appear when drawing a room. Color, Line size in pixels.
Room Outline Outline of a non-selected room. Line color, Line weight.
Seams - Automatic Color of seams that are generated by Measure. Color, Line size in pixels.
Seams - User Color of seams that are placed by the estimator. Color, Line size in pixels.
Rooms with no product Color of rooms that have no product assigned to them. Color
Lines Lines drawn using the Lines tool located in the Draw section of the ribbon bar. Size in units of measure to preserve scale. Color is determined by product in use.
Overlapping Cuts Deprecated
Tile Reuse Highlights partial tile pieces when waste rotation is allowed.  Color
Perimeter Add-on Sides of a room that have a an add-on applied will be highlighted. Color, Line weight.
Measuring Line Measuring lines added using tools from the Annotation section of the ribbon bar. (Measure Lines; Add Measuring Line [to a room]) Color, Line weight.
Counter Mark Deprecated
Take-Off Assist Shading Color of shaded in areas when using the Take-Off Assist tool. Color
Object Highlight Color of outline when mouse-over highlight is enabled. (User Settings>Drawing>Mouse>Highlight object under mouse) Color, Size in units of measure to preserve scale.

Product Specific Display Options


  • Show product images: Having this box checked ensures that if a product image has been added for a product in the product list, then it will be displayed when the product is used within the project.

      Tip: If you current project does not need to use this feature, uncheck this box to avoid potential display issues.

  • Show percentages on random tile: When the random Quick Tile pattern is used you can choose the percentage used of each tile. Under the room name the color of each tile and percentage will be displayed.
  • Cross Hatching Display Options
      • None
        The products in rooms will be displayed as solid color as depicted in the product list.
      • Color
        The products in rooms will be displayed as color cross hatching based on the pattern assigned to the product in the product list.
      • B&W
        Black and white cross hatching will be displayed for products used in rooms based the the cross hatch pattern assigned in the product list.
  • Show product ID: Show the unique product ID column in the product list.

      Note: RFMS users can experience issues with their project if this number is edited. Best practice for RFMS users is to leave this option unchecked.

Room Display Options


  • Always show Room Dimensions: Checking this box will display the length of each side of a room at all times.
  • Room Name: Rooms names will only be displayed when a room is selected, unless this box is checked.
  • Lay Direction: An arrow will be displayed showing the lay direction of the product in a room, including individual tiles.
  • Edges: This options toggles the dotted orange line to indicate where edges are. For more information on edges please click HERE.

On Screen Keypad Display Options


  • Always Show Keypad: Once the keypad is opened it remains on the screen until manually closed.
  • Show Keypad When Edge Selected: Whenever the edge of a room is selected the keypad will pop up.
  • Move Keypad to Selected Edge: When the edge of a room is selected the keypad will be re-positioned by the selected edge. 

Roll Material Cuts Display Options


  • Change Cut Window Orientation to Match Material Lay: Based on the material lay direction being vertical or horizontal the cut plan in the explorer window will be display vertically along the side of the screen, or horizontally along the bottom.

     Note: This is only while viewing cuts in Layout Mode.

  • Show Cut Groups: While line outlining the various cut groups as shown in the explorer window.
  • Lay Direction: Lay direction arrow will be displayed on individual cuts.

3D Model/View Display Options


  • When viewing rooms or models in the 3D viewer you can select either a Solid View or Wireframe View. The background color or these can be adjusted to your preference.

Theme and Welcome Screen Display Options


  • Show Welcome Screen on Start-up: There will be a box that pops us with the latest news and information relating to Measure each time you log in to the software.
  • Color Scheme: Select from Normal or Dark mode to customize the look of the software to your preference.
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