Surfer can add the geometry created by the Measure Tool directly to the existing map as a new base layer, or, it can be added to an existing base layer. To do so, complete the following steps:
- Click Map Tools | Map Tools | Measure
- Draw the desired line or polygon and press ENTER when finished
- In the Measure dialog, click Options | Save Geometry to Base Layer
- In the Destination Layer dialog, pick an existing layer, or, type in a new layer name and press OK.
Saving the measurement geometry to a Base Layer in Surfer.
Updated October 15, 2021