Create Area by Selecting Lines of Boundary

This task shows you how to create an area inside a boundary by selecting each of the lines that make up the boundary. The task Create Area by Size and Location contains more comprehensive information about some of these steps.
1. Create a boundary. See Creating a Boundary for instructions.
2. Click the Area button tbarea.gif (354 bytes). The Area Creation dialog box displays.

3. Select the Bounded - Select button dbareacreationselbound.gif (425 bytes).
4. Select the Type of area you want to create.
5. Define a height for the area. You cannot set X and Y dimensions using this option.
6. Select other options, as needed, displayed in the Area Creation dialog box. These are explained in Create Area by Size and Location.
7. Select the boundary lines that you want to outline the area. The area is displayed.