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Old 08-04-2016, 10:35 AM
teligence teligence is offline Area calculation tool? Windows 7 64bit Area calculation tool? Office 2016
Area calculation tool?
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Is there a way to calculate an area of an enclosed, irregular room?

-By enclosed I mean that there are solid line boundaries around the periphery of the room
-By irregular I mean that a room's walls are not right angles and contain curves

The "Room Measure" tool is helpful, but it can only be used to measure right-angled rooms/shapes.

(Using Visio 2016 Pro)
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Old 08-06-2016, 07:14 AM
JimP JimP is offline Area calculation tool? Windows 10 Area calculation tool? Office 2013
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I was not going to respond to this topic because I have no experience beyond version 2010. Having said that, 2010 did not have an "area calculation" option. When I needed that data in Visio, I had to use AutoCAD to calculate the area and transcribe into Visio. So, unless Visio has updated this particular topic, I think you may be out of luck.

However, hopefully another poster may provide more positive information.
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