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I'm looking for a program that measures a distance from point A to point B in pixels with crosshair cursor - not a pixel ruler application. I need something that doesn't require print-screen and paste to another window, but works on other open windows.


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I assume Windows after reading vik's comment below –  Ed Guiness Nov 6 '08 at 12:09
Ruler Tool is yet another option. –  Simon Lieschke May 12 '09 at 6:41
Someone can point such a tool on linux? –  Giovanni Funchal May 6 '10 at 15:03
@GiovanniFunchal kruler –  stivlo Oct 17 '11 at 2:24
I've written a small blog post inspired by this thread: ohadsc.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/measurin-on-screen-pixels –  Ohad Schneider Jan 30 at 16:09

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The question is old, but I guess it's not outdated!

I suggest you use PixelWindow. It's free and works on "all" major platforms.


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