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How can I view the width of a path's stroke in millimeters ? I can see the width and height values (see screenshot) in the info bar but these measure the width and height of the whole circle shape. I want to know the width of the stroke in mm. The path is expanded from a type object.

Illustrator version is CS6 Mac

path selection screenshot

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Just invoke MEASURE tool enter image description here

and in info window you can see the measures results continuously while you are clicked-and-dragging over the shape in question.

some add info via adobe (there are a lot of measure tool tutes in youtube as well)

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  • Thanks but that shows the dimensions of the whole shape, not the stroke – codecowboy Dec 28 '14 at 10:58
  • you're wrong, TRY it - click-and-drag over the stroke – Ilan Dec 28 '14 at 11:00
  • youtube.com/watch?v=Yh4BocYnu6E - expanded here – Ilan Dec 28 '14 at 11:01
  • I did try it and then I realised you meant click and drag which you didn't put in your answer. Suggest you edit the answer and I'll accept it. – codecowboy Dec 28 '14 at 11:01
  • added, glad it helped – Ilan Dec 28 '14 at 11:02

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