Specees is an extension for specifying dimensions, fonts and color information of multiple objects in Adobe Illustrator. It supports defining multiple objects at once. Here are the full features:
You can now measure the length of a curved segment (1.6.2)
You can now specify the length of a curved segment with the segment tool (± 0.014% see details).
You can now measure the area of a closed path object.
You can now specify the area of any closed path object (Compound path is not supported).You can also set it in different units and scales.
You can adjust the size of arrowheads.
For those dimension styles with arrowheads, you can now adjust the size of the arrowheads.
You can set the dimension lines stay outside of the selection.
This new option lets your dimension lines stop at the most out object of your selection and provides you with a cleaner look.
You can set font size and distance between label and the objects with percentage of artboard height / width.
Suppose you have many different artboard sizes and want to maintain the font size and distance between dimension labels and the object visually consistent on-screen or on fixed-size printouts.You can now select the percentage of artboard height / width as the units.
You can set the dimension lines not to extend to the objects (1.5.6)
To provide a cleaner look, you can set the dimension lines not to extend to the objects. There is also a new style with just arrows on both ends.
Toggle whether labels are displayed on generated layer (1.5.6)
Select whether to display dimension/style labels to be displayed on a custom named layer.
Measure the distance between objects' midpoints (1.5.3)
Specees now can measure the distance between objects midpoints (horizontal or vertical).
Display 2nd metric on the next line and in a different color (1.5.3)
For easier reading, You can now choose to display the 2nd metric on the next line and set it in a different color.
Display 2nd metric (1.5.2)
You can now display the 2nd metric alongside the original one in dimensions at whatever scale, unit, decimal/fractions, just like the 1st metric.
Support for large canvas
Specees supports large canvas now. Meters and yards are also added for selection as dimension units.
Import / export presets
You can now export saved presets to a file. Share it to your team and another user can import the presets.
You can now specify angles with Specees. Select two or more adjacent straight lines or shape to specify angles.
Drag and Drop Color Swatch to apply label / line color
Drag and drop color swatch from swatch panel to Specees to apply swatch color to label and line. With this feature you can now have CMYK or spot color for dimension labels and lines.
Toggle dimension alignments on and off for objects' width/height
You can now turn off the dimension alignments for objects width/height, so that width/height will display aside to the objects and will not pull to the same position.
Switch between decimal and fraction
You can now switch between decimal and fraction for all dimensioning units. For any fraction, you can round it up to 1/n by defining the denominator (or divider, n of 1/n).
Dimension label's orientation now can follow the slope
Now you can choose between placing the dimension label horizontally of follow the slope.
Show feet and inches together
Switch to fraction while using feet as the unit, it will now display feet and inches.
Set the fonts for all label (requires Adobe Illustrator cc2018 or higher)
Choose your favorite fonts for all labels in Specees. Increase the variety between labels to enhance visibility!
Save presets to manage customized settings (requires Adobe Illustrator cc2018 or higher)
Now you can save presets to manage the settings for specific purposes! You can also rename, replace or delete the presets to add flexibility to your workflow!
Specify artboard dimension only
Now you can specify current artboard dimension only by turn on "Specify objects height/width" and "Includes artboard in selection" + , then make the dimension without select any other objects.
Specifying height/width, length of straight lines, radius of round corner of right angles of an object.
Specifying distance and differences in position between multiple objects.
Dimensions of the same value at the same horizontal or vertical position will only be presented once.
Specify the length of all or selected line segments.
Specify radius of round corner of any right angle.
Select between 6 styles to display dimension.
Units supported: px, mm, cm, inches, feet, pointts, meters and yards.
Modify the dimension's appearance.
Select where the dimension lines stop in relation to an object.
Set the number of decimal places .
Set the scale to display dimension .
You can use a variable in the scale field .
Example 1: you can specify the dimension of a logo in a unit 'L'.
Example 2: you can specify objects in percentage.
Visual bound mode : stroke weight will be counted in dimension.
Specify fill and stroke color of objects .
Specify opacity .
Specify different types of color .
Specify an image's filename .
Specify fonts properties (font family, font size, and leading) .
Note: Only the first character's fonts and color properties will be specified. You can highlight any character in a text to specify different properties.
When specifying multiple objects, specifications will the same properties will be grouped together.