When it comes from the realization of demand
For a perfect looking of a digital product, the developer and designer spend much time to work with pixel. A typical workflow could be characterized by:
- Taking screenshot, open it in an image editing ware.
- Get measurement to configure image format, create graphic, scale image, etc. via an integration tool.
The sense of proportion is not precise and also take much time, that lead the creators to have a true-to-size digital ruler measuring any objects are displayed on screen in real-time.
Pixel Ruler shows its role: align precisely, refine process, reduce redundant.
Pixel Ruler UI
Not an on-shelf ruler, Pixel Ruler is a digital application which aiming at developers, ers and designers to get measurement of elements for front-end development, web design, graphic design or any task you may need.
Core Features of Pixel Ruler
A visible projection line
Projection line goes accompany with the mouse cursor for perfect positioning and auto-size, that track the measurement point continuously and thoroughly.
Using left click (or space bar) to mark your selection to measure partially.
Rotating ruler in erent views
Switch between the horizontal and vertical views by:
- Click on the rotating symbol button.
- Using key
Resize ruler length
Lengthen or shorten the ruler by:
-to shorten and
- Or using key
Lwith function respectively.
Lock/unlock the ruler to prevent accidental clicks by:
- Click on the navigation symbol to lock/unlock moves.
- Or press key
Mfor same action.
Measurement in inch and actual millimeter
Supporting users on printing or simulation consits in getting actual size. Simple click on the ruler symbol button to switch pixel, millimeter or inch.
Moving the zero point
Click on the
O symbol to move the zero point to left, right or center.
Set transparent color to easily observe the objects under the ruler: scrolling the mouse wheel up and down to decrease and increase transparency respectively.
Click on the painting tray symbol to switch light or dark theme for clearly observation.
Always on Top
To keep Pixel Ruler floating over the desktop, select "Always on Top".
Beside the features are active by pressing the button, you can use the hotkeys for quick work:
||Shorter||Shorten the ruler|
||Longer||Lengthen the ruler|
||Rotating||Show ruler in vertical or horizontal view|
||Top mode||Keep ruler "Always on Top"|
Saving your time for other creative works at the cost of a cup of coffee. Pixel Ruler is available on Microsoft Store.