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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011 by Elliot Gindis

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Chapter 5 Hatch Patterns

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Learning Objectives

Hatch patterns allow you to indicate a variety of surfaces, from wood to concrete, on your design. In engineering, they are also used to indicate cross section surfaces. In this chapter we introduce the Boundary Hatch and discuss the following:

  • Hatch fundamentals

  • Picking patterns

  • Picking area or objects to hatch

  • Adjusting scale and orientation

  • Working with hatch patterns

  • Gap tolerance

  • Gradients and solid fills

At the end of this chapter, you will be able to add hatch patterns to your floor plan.

Estimated time for completion of chapter: 2 hours (lesson + project).

5.1 Introduction ...

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