Subject: 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 to choose Area ():

   On the ribbon, choose Tools > Area (in Inquiry).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Inquiry > Area.

   On the Inquiry toolbar, click the Area tool.

   Type area and then press Enter.

   2   In the prompt box, choose Find Area Of One Entity.

   3   Select the entity.

The following type of information is displayed:

Area = 62.3837, Circumference = 27.9989

To calculate the total area of entities

   1   Do one of the following to choose Total Area ():

   On the ribbon, choose Tools > Total Area (in Inquiry).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Inquiry > Total Area.

   On the Inquiry toolbar, click the Total Area tool.

   Type totalarea and then press Enter.

   2   Select the entities you want to calculate the area for.

The following type of information is displayed:

Area = 62.3837 sq. units

   3   Continue selecting (or deselecting) entities to display the running total area.

   4   When finished, press Enter.

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