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The MapBrowser measurement tools use appropriate local representations of the Earth's surface and are typically accurate to +/- 15 cm for distances up to 200 m.
With the measurement tools, you can:
- Measure the length of a straight line
- Measure the length of a path composed of multiple lines
- 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
Here's an example using the Line tool.
- From the Toolbar, click Measure.
- Select Line.
- Click once on the map to place the starting point of your line.
- Click a second time on the map to place the endpoint of your line.
- Check Show inline measurements to display measurements on the map.
- Click the Units dropdown to change the units to feet, miles, etc.
- Click inside the Line color text box to select a different color for your measurement line.
- The length and bearing of the line you placed on the map are displayed in the Line measurement tool panel. These values update each time you place a new line on the map.
- You can repeat the process as many times as you want. If you close the Line panel to resume panning and zooming, the measurement lines you placed will remain visible.
- You can re-open the Line panel for any line you placed on the map by clicking and selecting it.
- To reposition an existing line, simply click and drag the starting and ending control points; the measurement will update automatically.
- To delete one measurement object, select it, then click the trash can icon.
- To delete all measurement objects, click Clear.