Changing the default units for calculating area

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05-27-2014 08:31 AM
CindyRendl
New Contributor II
When I collect a new polygon the Collector App automatically displays the area. I've attached  a picture where it is in square feet (see the red arrow). I was wondering if there is an easy way to change the units to something else like acres. I know that you can use the measuring tool, but it would be nice if you can get the area in the units you want by just creating the polygon.

Thanks!
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DeniseKing
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Tap the measure results to open the units' drop-down list and select the units you want displayed to view the measurement in different units. Collector_Measure_acres.png

documented in Help here, Guided tour—Collector for ArcGIS | ArcGIS 

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