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Measuring Tools

The Measuring tools of the toolbar contains tools to measure data.

Measuring Tools tab of the toolbar

The tools in this tab are grouped into these sections:

Use this tool... To...
Measure distances on the map by drawing a segmented line.
Measure an area of the map by drawing a shape.
Add the distance or area measurement to the map as a drawing.
Erase a drawing by clicking it.
Clear all the drawings on the current map.
Shows the final measurement of a drawing. This graphic is indicating the perimeter length and area of a polygon.

Change the unit of measurement on a drawing to other options like Yards, Meters, Nautical Miles etc.

See also...

Use the Identify Tools

Measure Distance and Area on the Map

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