I’ve searched the forum for a answer to this but continue to be stumped. :-?
I’m trying to draw my apartment (interior) in blender. I went around and measured all the walls for a couple of rooms at least. Now I’m trying to draw a fairly accurate rendition of my place in Blender.
Now the thing that is killing me is that I can’t properly size an edge. Now I know that Blender units don’t have any real world meaning… so I’ve chosen to treat 1 unit = 1 inch.
Some of the things that I have tried include turning on the edge length display, using the scale both with the S key and with the transform widgets. I’ve got one edge (representing a wall) that I want to size to 225 units in length. Using the scale tool, I can make it snap to grid up to a certain extent. At some point I have to release the mouse button because I’m at the edge of the screen, recenter and start scaling again. But at that point I can no longer get solid whole numbers for a measurement on the edge. Why oh why can’t I just click on the line and somehow enter (perhaps by typing) a actual measurement.
Does anybody know a quick and effective way to accomplish this. It’s been a good 10+ years since I used AutoCAD but I recall being able to select a line and alter real coordinates from the command line if I wanted to. Is there anything akin to this in Blender?