Using the Zone tool

Using the Zone tool to measure an area or markup an area of interest

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Written by Katherine Lockley
Updated over a week ago

What is the Zone tool?

The Zone tool allows you to measure an area or to annotate an area of interest within your project site.

How to use the Zone tool

  1. Select the zone icon in the left-hand toolbar.

    Select zone tool from the right hand panel

  2. Navigate to the area of your project that you want to measure or annotate.

  3. Single-click to generate the first point.

  4. Move the cursor and single click again to create the subsequent points of your polygon.

  5. Double-click (or press enter) to create the final point and finish the Zone markup.

  6. Your measurement will be saved as a post in the Layer manager.

    1. Both the 3D surface area and the 2D (projected) horizontal area are reported for all zone markups:

7. After you have created your markups, there are a variety of different ways you can edit them, you can:

*these actions are only available for markups you created, learn more about permissions here.

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