flruler - a simple onscreen pixel measuring ruler for debugging GUIs
flruler displays a ruler on your desktop that you can drag around to
measure elements in GUIs. Intended for GUI development/debugging to verify
widget separations and sizes, though may also be used for general computer
graphics, including measuring pixel distances of images, widgets in web
To move flruler, just click and drag it to where you want it.
Press ESC to exit. You can make copies of the ruler by
Middle-Clicking or hitting C. You can rotate the ruler(s) using the
Up/Down/Left/Right arrow keys.
There are currently no command line options.
'c' Make a copy of the current ruler (in focus)
'esc' Closes current ruler (in focus)
'q' Quit all rulers
Up,Down,Left,Right Re-orients ruler (arrow points to where zero will be)
+ Increase size of ruler by 10%
- Decrease size of ruler by 10%
Left-Drag Drags current ruler around for positioning
Left-Double-click Reverses direction of current ruler's numbers
Left-Triple-click Rotates current ruler 90 degrees
Middle-Click Makes copy of current ruler
flruler Version 1.05 Written by Greg Ercolano.
The latest version of flruler can be downloaded from
http://seriss.com/people/erco/fltk/flruler/ To build flruler from
source, you need FLTK, the multi-platform GPL graphics toolkit (which
supports Windows, Linux, OSX, IRIX..) from http://www.fltk.org/
To report bugs, send email to email@example.com, and include "flruler bug
report" in the Subject: of the message, or it will be ignored.
Copyright (C) 2012, 2006 Greg Ercolano.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. For more information, see the LICENSE.txt file that came
with the source.