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Merge pull request #1657 from DelazJ/MeasureTools

Update MeasureTools context help
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mach0 committed Oct 28, 2014
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<h3>Measure Tools</h3>
There are two measure tools: length and area. With them, you can measure both distances and areas on the map canvas. Currently the tools provide results in metric units only. A single right mouse click stops the measuring, while two right mouse clicks starts measuring anew.
There are three measure tools: length, area and angle. With them, you can measure distances, areas and angles on the map canvas. The tools provide results in the units set in <label>Settings > Options > Map tools</label>.
<h4>Measuring Lengths</h4>
To measure lengths, select the tool and click along the path you want to measure. The length of each segment is displayed as is the total length for the path.
A single right mouse click stops the measuring.
<h4>Measuring Areas</h4>
To measure areas, select the tool and click to create the area. The total area is dynamically displayed as you click.
A single right mouse click stops the measuring, while two right mouse clicks starts measuring a new.
<h4>Measuring Angles</h4>
To measure angles, select the tool and click on three points to create an angle between these points. The second point selected is the vertex of the angle. The angle is dynamically displayed once you clicked the second point.

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