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Ruler in MSFS SDK

Hey guys,

since I have some experience in scenery design with FSX and almost all of the associated tools up to Scenery Builder X I decided to take my chances with MSFS SDK.However I find it quite a headache to build something with it atm unless I still don't understood 100% how the tool must be used correctly.For starters I can't find a way to measure on the terrain the distances I need.I saw there's a "Ruler" option but I can't figure out how to use it in order to measure a distance from point A to point B.I tried to use a workaround by placing a certain and relatively small object (a simple red/white airport antenna) and measure the distances according to "X" "Y" and "Z" factors by moving it around as the associated numbers are expressed in meters for my settings.But even though in general the final shapes of the resulting polygons appear to be quite similar to real life the actual measurements are considerably off in terms of meters up to a fault of 10%.
So is there a more accurate way to measure distances in SDK right now or the "Ruler" option is still also a WIP?

Many thanks to anyone for any helpful input!

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