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


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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