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Quick area label by clicking inside boundaries.

A - answer Using the BParea utility use can quickly create an area label (acreage). Download the BParea add-on tool from, load the VLX file with APPLOAD and run the BPAREA command.

Click inside the individual area boundaries and specify (the second click) the label position. The tool creates a dimension (leader) with an area label. You can specify a prefix, suffix, number of displayed decimal places and a conversion factor for the calculated value. See the Readme for parameters.

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11.4.2014    2377x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Civil 3D ·

See also:
Tip 9482:Dynamically display any object property as a field.
Tip 7844:How to round a field to the nearest 5 units.
Tip 6574:Compute total area of selected objects.
Tip 5628:Automatic drawing labels with barcodes.
Tip 5387:Automatic area label - acreage of the selected object.

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