MapWinGeoProc:Utils Area2

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 double Area(ref MapWinGIS.Shape shape, MapWindow.Interfaces.UnitOfMeasure shapeUnits)


Computes the area of a polygon. For multi-part polygons, assume holes are counter-clockwise.


shape The polygon shape.
shapeUnits Member of MapWindow.Interfaces.UnitOfMeasure enumeration specifying the distance units used by the shapefile projection. If the units are DecimalDegrees, the calculated area will always be in square kilometers.


The area in square units, or 0.0 if it could not be found. If shapeUnits are DecimalDegrees, the calculated area is in square kilometers.


Added 3/17/2008. This function is new in MapWindow 4.5

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