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How to calculate an area field with acres as the unit.

December 19 2007 | 0 comments
Categories: ArcGIS Methods

When I calculate Area for Polygon in the attaribute table, How do i know the units? How can i
control units, if i want to calculate in Acres or Sqft?

Mapping Center Answer:

Use the field Calculator for geometry that was newly added in version 9.2. To get this function, open your polygon layer's table and right-click on the field heading for the field you want to calculate acreage. The Calculate Geometry option was added just below the Field Calculator choice.

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