Have You Tried: Calculate Area and Measure Distance in AutoCAD


By Lee Ambrosius

For this installment of the Have You Tried series, let’s look at some of the area and measure tools AutoCAD provides for quick and accurate measurements of distances, areas, lengths, angles, and other geometric calculations.

Being able to accurately calculate areas and measure distances in your drawing is important when creating and transforming your drawings to real-world objects or structures.

How to measure in AutoCAD

In this Have You Tried, we’ll go over how to:

  • Calculate and display the area
  • Label the calculated area
  • Arrange objects

Learn how to calculate area and measure distance in AutoCAD with the step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: Calculate Area and Measure Distance topic.

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