# area

This command returns the total area of the selected surfaces.

## Inline mode usage

area -h
Displays the help file that summarizes the parameters for this command.
area -all
The total area of the whole geometry is computed.

## Interactive mode usage

Invocation
area
Parameters
Selection of surfaces and objects to be analyzed.

## Example

command> disk
Select center [x y z] 0 0 0
Radius [double] 0.5
command> area
Select the surfaces to be analyzed (Press enter when done) 
Please Wait...
The area of the selected geometry is 0.7853981633982382 square meters
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