Calculating the area of an irregular lot can prove a challenge for even the
most geometrically-gifted appraiser. WinTOTAL provides a simple utility to
estimate areas using the “average side” method. To use the area
Anywhere in WinTOTAL, place your cursor in the field you’d like to contain
the results of your calculation.
From the menus, select Tools,Area
Select the desired units (Feet/inches, meters, miles) from the
Units for sides drop-down menu.
Select the units for the result (Sq feet, Acres, Sq meters, Sq miles, Sq
kilometers) from the Units for area drop-down menu.
Enter the first measurement in the available box and press
Enter or click Add Side.
Continue entering additional sides until all dimensions have been entered.
The Estimated Area is calculated as you add sides and displayed in the
Estimated Area box.
Click OK to place the calculated area into your form.
If you make an error in one of the dimensions, click Clear all
sides to start over.
At any time, you can select different Units for area.