Increase the decimal precision of the coordinate display

Last Published: April 25, 2020


You can use Avenue to increase the decimal precision of the coordinate display.


  1. Open a new script window.

    A. Activate the Project window.
    B. Click the Scripts icon.
    C. Click New.

  2. Copy this line into the new window:


    Where 'x' is the desired number of decimal places.

  3. Click the compile button.
    [O-Image] Script compile button
  4. Make the view active.
  5. Click the script window.
  6. Click the run button.
    [O-Image] Run compiled script button
    When you click the view, you will see that the decimal places in the Coordinate Display have changed.
    [O-Image] Changed Coordinate Display

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