Area of a shape in Illustrator CC

Explorer ,
Apr 03, 2018 Apr 03, 2018

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Hello,

Is there a way to calculate the Area of any give shape in Illustrator CC?  I have not been able to come across anything surprisingly.  Hope someone can help!

Thanks!

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Apr 03, 2018 Apr 03, 2018

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Apr 03, 2018 Apr 03, 2018

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I had come across this method on other sites but it seemed confusing due to vague instructions...

This post made it super easy

Thanks a lot!

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 03, 2018 Apr 03, 2018

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You can add script  to do that.

CS6: Measure a shape’s area?

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Jul 04, 2020 Jul 04, 2020

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Very Thanks Mario!

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New Here ,
Mar 16, 2021 Mar 16, 2021

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I have tried creating the script file a few times, but each time get the error message below when I go to run the scrip inside Illustrator. I am using Illustrator CC2019 on an Apple Mac, any ideas/help!?

 

-> Script error message.png

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Mar 16, 2021 Mar 16, 2021

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you need to save the file as Plain Text format, instead of the Rich Text you have now.

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