Selecting a predefined hatch pattern and applying it to a drawing
Setting up and applying user-defined hatch patterns
Modifying the scale and shape of a hatch pattern
Specifying the origin of a hatch pattern
Filling an enclosed area with a solid color
Filling an enclosed area with a gradient
Setting up and using palettes and palette tools
Hatches can be abstract patterns of lines, they can be solid fills, or they can resemble the surfaces of various building materials. Gradients are visual features that shift from one solid color to another over a specified distance. To give the appearance of texture to a drawing, an AutoCAD user can hatch in areas or fill them in with a solid color or gradient. ...