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Worksheet - Lot Area as a Number

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=(('Property Line'.'Area')) returns a non-numeric string. Eg. 31106 sq ft

I want use the numeric value to calculate allowable Lot Coverage as prescribed by the zoning

How can I extract the area as a number?

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I would have a couple of columns 

 

Column A = Area result (e.g. 31106 sq ft) 

Column B = The percentage of allowable coverage (e.g. 50% or 0.50) 

Column C = Allowable Building Envelope (AxB=C)

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In this case, the Area is not stored in the Parameter Record as anything but text.

 

BUT, it appears that you can use the =Area function to get the data you need.

 

I only tried this in a database row, but in my test file ='Property Line'.'Area' returned 915.872  sq ft    

 

=Area returned 915.872    

 

 

Sometimes the simple solutions are hardest to see.

 

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1 hour ago, Jim Smith said:

I would have a couple of columns 

Yes, this is the intention.

30% Roofed Building

20% Other

50% Landscaping

=Area works well.

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