The Onshape measure tool is available in Part Studio, for sketches and parts, and in Assemblies for parts and assemblies, and for curves and surfaces as well.

The Measure tool appears automatically in the bottom right corner of the interface. If pre-selections are made, the tool displays some information. For more information, click the icon to open the dialog:

Assembly Measure tool icon at lower right corner of the window Measure dialog Measure dialog with an example of an Assembly

Hover over a measurement in the dialog to see visual representation on the model.

You can also use the Measure tool on faces, edges, and vertices while in a Section view.