يتضمّن المقياس بعض الأدوات المفيدة للمساعدة في تصميم الأشكال، صفحات ويب، عروض ومواد بصرية أخرى.
Scale includes some useful tools to help in the design of forms* web pages* presentations and other visual materials. Scale is a Tool Bar that you can position in a corner of the screen for easy use of the tools. From the Tool bar you can open a ruler* to measure horizontal and vertical distances in 7 different units (pixels* twips* inches* centimeters* himetrics* characters and points) a Magnifier to enlarge* up to 30 times* any image or text in the screen (you can make precise measurement and color pick with this tool ) or an Angle Measurement Tool* to measures angles formed by lines in the screen* in degrees and radians. Furthermore it includes a Color Mixer/Picker to mix and pick colors and get the respective codes in 6 systems (RGB* VB* HTM* CMY* CMYK and HSL) as well as a small Calculator with some useful features. Scale can optionally be run in the system tray