Chapter 10. Pattern Fills and Hatching
• Modify hatched areas
• Match the settings of existing hatched areas
• Create solid and gradient fills
• Edit hatched areas
• Use DesignCenter to create hatch objects
Hatching is the process of filling in a closed area with a pattern. This is typically used in cross-section or elevation drawings to denote different material usage. Hatch patterns can consist of lines and dots as well as solid colors and gradient fill patterns. Hatching must be placed within a closed area, which means that the edges of the hatch area cannot contain any gaps or openings. AutoCAD provides a couple of different ways to create ...