Appendix D

Custom Linetypes and Hatch Patterns

Appendix D outlines how to create custom linetypes and hatch patterns, if such a need arises.

This appendix outlines the basic procedures for creating custom linetypes and hatch patterns if you need something that is not found in AutoCAD itself or with any third party vendor. All linetypes and hatch patterns were originally “coded” by hand, and there is nothing inherently special or magical about making them; they just take some time and patience to create. Though it is admittedly rare for a designer to need something that is not already available, creating these entities is a good skill to acquire. We just present the basics here, and you can certainly do additional research and come up with some ...

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