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CAD tip CAD tip # 9776:

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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    4220×  
applies to: AutoCAD · Civil 3D ·

See also:
Tip 12790:Centered dynamic label (e.g. area label).
Tip 11982:Creating table with parcel numbers and areas - AreaTab.
Tip 11888:Dynamic label of area and perimeter - DynArea.
Tip 9829:DrGrid - parametric grid for AutoCAD drawings.
Tip 7844:How to round a field to the nearest 5 units.

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