Use Polygon Tool

Create a Polygon


To use the polygon tool follow these steps:

  1. Click on the polygon tool icon.

  2. Draw a polygon on the map around the area of interest using mouse clicks at each corner or bend in your shape.

  3. When you’re finished drawing, double-click to complete the shape.

  4. A data display window will open showing a summary chart of the data within the polygon.

  5. To delete the shape, click the Trash can icon next to the polygon tool.

Add a Polygon to a Data View


  1. Draw a polygon that includes data you’d like to explore.

  2. In the data display window, click on the star icon data_display_view_icon.

  3. Click Save to data view and/or Add to comparison chart under an existing data view to add data in your polygon there.

  4. Or create a new data view and click Save your data view and/or Add to comparison chart.

For more information, please see the Polygon Tool section.