Create Area Types

To create new area types used to label the areas in your sketch and define how they are calculated:

  1. While you're in a sketch in TOTAL for Mobile, tap the modify icon (  ) to enter Modify Mode.  If you are using an iPhone or a similar device with a smaller screen, press the mode icon on your sketch keyboard and select Modify.
  2. Tap an area to select it (The color of the area changes to yellow to indicate when it's selected).  If this is a new sketch, click here for instructions on drawing a new area, and then skip to step 3.
  3. Press Define on the upper left.
  4. Tap Edit at the top of the Area Type window.  Then, press Add on the upper right.
  5. In the screen that appears, enter the Area Name, choose the Default Calculation Method, and select the Category in which you want the new area to be placed.
  6. When you are finished, if you're using an iPad or iPhone, tap Area on the upper left.  Or, if you're using an Android device, press Done on the upper right of the Define Area Type window. .