Using the Freehand Measure tool
- Tap the drop-down arrow below the Identify button to display the dropdown list.
- Tap Freehand Measure.
The Freehand Measure tool is activated, and the Freehand Measure button is depressed and promoted onto the toolbar. A red box around the Freehand Measure tool indicates that it is active.
- Draw the line you wish to measure by tapping and holding the pen on the map.
ArcPad displays the Measurement Information dialog box with the following data: the coordinates (from and to location), the direct distance (from start to end), the actual distance drawn, the bearings, and the area.
- Tap OK to close the Measurement Information dialog box.