Calculting surface area

Calculting surface area

Calculating area

MouseOK   Ribbon: TopoplanTexturing and Calculations>  Surface Area

MouseOK   Menu: GroundCalculations >  Surface Area

MouseOK   Toolbar: Textures and Calculations>  Surface Area

KeyboardOK Command line: NG_SQUARE

The command is designed to define the area of a surface patch. The objects for calculation are Submesh or Polyface mesh.


The command options are specified on the Properties toolbar.


Command prompts:

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

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

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

Specify closed contour

Specify a surface patch in a drawing.

It is the most convenient to specify contour in visual styles with filling.


To end, press Enter.

The result will be displayed in the command line. The total area, area in the projection to XY plane, area in the projection to XZ plane, area in the projection to YZ plane will be calculated. The values of areas are given in the drawing units.



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