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Area Calculator

In addition to adding beautiful fills and hatches to your drawing, Smart Fill also gives you live area calculations while you draw.

Architecture plan drawing by SO-IL.

How to Calculate Areas

Step 1. Set Your Scale

Be sure that the scale of your drawing is up to date.

Learn how to set your scale here >

Area Calculator

Step 2. Activate Smart Fill & Select Your Region

Tap the Smart Fill button to get started. Then, learn the different ways to select your fill region here >

Area Calculator

Step 3. Check Your Area

While using Smart Fill, you'll always get a live update of the area that you currently have selected.

Area Calculator

Step 4. Live Update Area as You Draw

If you use the "Target" to select your region, you can sketch over the fill to change the area. Slice a room in half and watch it reduce or, erase a wall and watch it expand.

Area Calculator

Step 5. Add Area Marker

Tap the "x2" button to add your area marker as a new text layer.

Area Calculator

Step 6. Multi-Region Area List

If you use the target with multi-region to select multiple regions, the area for each region is added to the area list. You can add an area list to your drawing using the steps below.

A. Copy

Long-press one finger on the Area List.

Area Calculator

B. Create New Text Layer

Tap the Add Text button in the layer toolbar to add a new text layer. Then, long-press one finger in the text area and tap "Paste" to paste your area list into the text box.

Area Calculator

How To Video

Enjoy this how to video highlighting how to calculate areas while you draw.

Additional Resources

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