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Best way to meassure surface area from selection of photo?


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The info bar at the bottom will show the area of the selection once you make your selection

 

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The Measure Selection plugin calculates the area of any selection for you. Foot is one of the supported units.

 

Thanks! That looks like what I need, but I'm not sure I understand how to use it...

I've taken panorama photos of the area I want to meassure, but the left and right side of the image will obviously not be 100% to scale.

 

I know the total width of the selection in meters, and the height at the center of the area. I guess that plugin won't take that into account?

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If the image is distorsted then there is not a lot a plugin can do automatically.

 

You would have to analyze the content of the image and try to figure out the transformation to calculate it back.

 

If there are questions to a plugin you should post them in the plugin thread.

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