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Drawing an Extent

​​Extent mode in the Draw widget can be ​​used to draw an extent (rectangle) on the map as ​​follows:
  1. Open the Draw widget and click the Extent ​mode button.
  2. ​The available options for drawing an extent will appear at the bottom of the widget.​​​
  3. Select a preset from the available choices or customize the Color, Transparency, Outline Color and Outline Width.
  4. If desired, click Show Measurements to display the area and perimeter of the extent after it is drawn on the map.
  5. Click and hold the mouse button on the desired location of the extent's first corner on the map.
  6. Move the mouse towards the opposite corner of the extent until it reaches the desired size. 
  7. Release the mouse at the opposite corner to finish the extent.
  8. Repeat steps 1-7 to draw additional extents on the map.​
  9. To remove​ the ​extents from the map, click the Clear link, close the Draw widget or open a different widget.