This Guide shows you how to define an area using the CountThings from Photos app.
By specifying only a portion of the image to be counted, the counting may be performed more quickly and more accurately.
Step 1 - Open Image
Open an image.
Step 2 - Define Area of Interest
Make sure the "Define Area" button on the left is selected.
Defining an area of interest can be done using two methods.
Hold down the left mouse button and drag around the area containing the items you want counted.
Note: the area is automatically closed when the left mouse button is released.
The 4 point method:
Step 3 – Refine Area
You can refine the area by adding, deleting or moving handles.
Left click along an area line (the blue line) to add a handle:
Right click a handle to delete it:
Left click and drag a handle to move it:
Step 4 – Count Items