Calculate Areas

Calculate the area defined by points entered from the user You can find the area of an arc, circle, ellipse, lightweight polyline, polyline, region, or planar-closed spline by using the Area property.

If you need to calculate the combined area of more than one object, you can keep a running total as you add or use the Boolean method on a series of regions to obtain a single region representing the desired area. From this single region you can use the Area property to obtain its area.

The calculated area differs according to the type of object you query. For an explanation of how area is calculated for each object type, see “Obtain Area Information” in the User's Guide.