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This section refers to measurement tools for vertical imagery. Please refer to Measurement Tools for Oblique Imagery for 3D line and area tools.

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In addition to this document, you can view our MapBrowser tutorial video on how to use the Measurement ToolTools.

With the vertical measurement tools, you can:

  • Measure the length of a straight line

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  • and the

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  • length of a path composed of multiple lines, and choose whether to view the elevation profile for the line or path
  • Draw a polygon on the map and measure its area and the length of its sides
  • Draw a circle on the map and measure its area and radius

In each of the measurement tool tools you can choose whether :

  • The units of measurement
  • The colour of the line/area
  • The brightness of the line/area
  • The opacity of the area of a polygon/circle
  • Whether to display or hide the measurement labels

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This guide explains how to use the tools in a web browser and on tablet devices

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Measuring Using a Web Browser

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Line

Measure the length of an object or path using the line tool:

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Area

Measure the area of an object or space:

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Please refer to Height and Width Tools to learn how to measure height and width using oblique imagery.

Please refer to the 3D Line Tool and 3D Area Tool to learn how to perform 3D measurements using oblique imagery. 

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