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Measuring complex area

Measuring complex area

Measuring complex area

Does anyone know the way to measure combined area of multiple faces?

I can get surface area of the entire part from "mass properties" command.

I can get surface area of a single face using "measure" command.

But I cannot find command/setting to measure total area of multiple faces picked together.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

"For every expert there is an equal and opposite expert"
Arthur C. Clarke Profiles of the future

RE: Measuring complex area

Does Mass properties not work for a single surface body?

When I select a flat surface my measure tool gives me the area of the surface.

Scott Baugh, CSWP pc2
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RE: Measuring complex area

"Measure" will give you the area of multiple selected faces...

RE: Measuring complex area

you should just be able to control select the surfaces you want, then you measure tool will give you the total area for the selection

RE: Measuring complex area

Thank you.
Silly me. For some reason "measure" wouldn't open the entire window, so area measurement still invisible.
And no, Mass property doesn't work with faces/surfaces, only with bodies.
Thank you again.

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