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Calculating Surface Volume

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CAD drafting Calculating Surface Volume 6 Command line: NG_SURFACE_VOLUME

The command allows to calculate volume of surface or surface area.


The command options are specified on the Properties toolbar.



Total volume – a total volume of a surface will be calculated.

Differenced volume – cut and cover volume will be calculated.

Balance volume – difference of cover and cut volume.

Define contour

Yes – After applying the command options, specify the surface area in a drawing.

No – you do not need to specify a contour, the value of volume (volumes) will be calculated for the entire surface.

Create Mtext label in drawing

Yes – label with the volume value will be created.

No – the result will be displayed only in the command line.

Define font size

Relative to contour – size according to the mesh or contour.

Fixed – fixed size.

On screen – manual indication of size.


Command prompts:

Apply changes <Yes> or [Yes/No]:

Yes – the volume will be calculated with the current settings.

No – if the settings have been changed, they are not saved. The volume will be calculated with the settings, that were displayed immediately after running the command.


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