To Measure the Area of the Intersection or Union of Closed Elements
Select the Measure Area tool (
- In the tool settings window, set Method to Intersection or Union.
- Select one element.
Select another element.
The resulting area is highlighted.
Use <Ctrl-data point> to select further elements.
As you select each successive element, the resulting area is highlighted.
If the elements do not overlap, the following occurs, depending on the Method:
After selecting the last element, accept to view the result.
The results display in the tool settings window. When measuring a union, the Perimeter value does not display if the elements do not overlap. If Mass Properties is on, the mass properties analysis is displayed in the Mass Properties window.