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Getting drawing information - Calculating areas

Calculating areas of closed entities

You can find the area of any closed entity. In addition, the program calculates either the circumference or the perimeter of the entity, depending on the type of entity you select.

To calculate the area of a closed entity
  1. Do one of the following:
  2. Choose Tools > Inquiry > Area.
  3. On the Inquiry toolbar, click the Area tool (
  4. ).
  • Type area and then press Enter.
  • In the prompt box, choose Find Area Of One Entity.
  • Select the entity.

The following type of information is displayed:

Area = 62.3837, Circumference = 27.9989