TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotation

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TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotation.svg TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotation

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Calculate the area of selected faces
Workbenches
TechDraw
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.20
See also
None

Description

The TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotation.svg TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotation tool calculates the area of selected faces and inserts an area annotation. The tool cannot handle faces with curved edges.

TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotationExample.png

On the right the inserted area annotation

Usage

  1. Select one or more faces with only straight edges.
  2. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
    • Press the TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotation.svg TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotation button.
    • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → TechDraw ExtensionAreaAnnotation.svg Calculate the area of selected faces option from the menu.
  3. The total area of the faces is calculated and an area annotation is inserted.