What Is a Real-Life Ruler


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A real-life ruler is an online or mobile app that takes actual-size measurements because it’s calibrated as a real, physical ruler. An actual-sized ruler is calibrated in inches and metric units (centimeter and millimeter). To measure an object, a user places it on the screen and touches its corner.

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Also called “Smart Ruler,” the tool may support engineering scales, horizontal and vertical dimensions, caliper mode and surface level. If using a desktop, a user may have to click on the ruler image and follow a procedure that will have it adjusted to match the screen size of his device for accurate measurement.

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