new IonSdkMeasurements.AreaMeasurement(options)

Creates a polygonal area measurement.
Name Type Description
options Object An object with the following properties:
Name Type Description
scene Scene The scene
units MeasureUnits The selected units of measurement
locale String optional The BCP 47 language tag string customizing language-sensitive number formatting. If undefined, the runtime's default locale is used. See the Intl page on MDN
primitives PrimitiveCollection A collection in which to store the measurement primitives
labels LabelCollection A collection in which to add the labels
points PointPrimitiveCollection A collection in which to add points


readonly area : Number

Gets the area value in meters squared

readonly icon : String

Gets the icon.

readonly id : String

Gets the id.

readonly instructions : Array.<String>

Gets the instruction text.

readonly thumbnail : String

Gets the thumbnail.

readonly type : String

Gets the type.



Destroys the widget.


Handles click events while drawing a polygon.
Name Type Description
clickPosition Cartesian2 The click position


Ends drawing on double click.


Handles mouse move events while drawing a polygon.
Name Type Description
mousePosition Cartesian2 The mouse position


true if the object has been destroyed, false otherwise.


Resets the widget.
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