15 Apr 2020

Copy Measure Annotation Settings

This Tcl script-object can be used to copy visualisation settings from one measure to all others in a Measurement module. It is also possible to save/load settings to/from a text file.


This is an experimental module from the Xtra Library: https://xtras.amira-avizo.com

In the current version, the following visualisation settings are considered:

calloutFontTitle calloutFontNote calloutColors decimalPlaces lineWidth color

This list is specified in the constructor part of the script.


Copy the .scro and .rc files to the share/script-objects sub-directory of either your directory containing local resources (set using the environment variables AMIRA_LOCAL or AVIZO_LOCAL) or of your Amira/Avizo installation directory. Restart Amira/Avizo.



Right-click on a Measurement module, select Create Object and choose Xtra->Annotate->CopyMeasureAnnotationSettings.


  • Reference measure: Use the slider to select the measure whose settings shall be copied to all the others. The label of the measure is shown below in Measure name.
  • filename: You can specify a file name here, for saving or retrieving settings.
  • Action:
    • Import settings: After importing settings, those settings will be used when pressing Apply, as long as no other things were changed afterwards (e.g. the Reference measure index selection).
    • Export settings: The settings of the selected measure will be saved to the specified file.


Press Apply to apply the chosen settings to all measures of the Measurement object.