I only use the Solid works Viewer, and often when viewing files, the measuring tool icon is locked out some times. how can i activate the measuring icon and why does this occur? I have updated the Viewing software so I should be current.
There is an option to enable measuring when the Edrawings file is created. I don't know of any way to enable it in an existing file.
The image below shows what should be checked by the person providing the files to you.
I assume you're referring to Edrawings. If so, do a search on these forums for edrawings measure. This question has been addressed about a kajillion times before.
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