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Draw an Area on a Map and Share

This article will explain how you can use the Area Calculator on Free Map Tools to draw an area, then share with others using a link.

The procedure is:

  1. Go to the Area Calculator
  2. Draw the area on the map
Draw an Area

Draw an Area

  1. Once the area is drawn, save the area from the User Menu by selecting [User Menu] > [Save Area]
Share Area Save

Share Area Save

  1. Give the Area a name and click [Save]
Share Area Name

Share Area Name

  1. Then select [User Menu] > [Load Area]
Load Area

Load Area

  1. On the Load Area window, click on the link icon on your saved area to generate a link
Share Area Link

Share Area Link

  1. A window will then appear displaying a unique link to your area. Select and copy this link to share with others.
Share Area URL

Share Area URL

For example, here is the link generated from this example: http://tinyurl.com/onue3ma