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This feature requires a CommCare Software Plan

This feature will only be available to CommCare users with an Pro Plan or higher. For more details, see the CommCare Software Plan page.

This page will walk you through the steps of integrating Dimagi's area mapping application with your CommCare app.


  1. On your Android device, download the Area Calculator application from the Google Play Store
  2. In the Form Builder, add a Android App Callout type question
    1. Then, under the "Templates" dropdown of this question, select the "Area Calculator" question type

Saving Images

In order to capture an image of the map and the polygon around the surveyed area, follow the steps below. 

  1. Add an extra to the Area Calculator question with key: image and value: 'true'
  2. Add an image capture question to the form
  3. Add a key/value pair to the Response section of the Area Calculator question, with key: image and value: drag and drop the image capture question

The image of the map and polygon will now be saved to the image capture question when the form is submitted. 

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