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Get cross-sectional area from sketch?

tony_459tony_459 Member Posts: 200 ✭✭✭
I'd like to get the exact cross-sectional area on a plane from a general, possibly very contorted, 3D part.
I have, or can get, a sketch for the cross-section.
Question is... Can I use a sketch to get the cross-sectional area?


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,882
    Yes just select the face created by the sketch and look in the bottom right corner. Even quicker would be to split the part with the plane then select the face that’s created. 
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • tony_459tony_459 Member Posts: 200 ✭✭✭
    Never needed it before, so didn't remember I'd seen this before, but there it is---the exact area measurement for a selected region of a sketch! This will do :)

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