Applying hatch patterns


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Applying hatch patterns

As the amount of geometry in a drawing increases, it becomes difficult to tell the objects apart. One great way to visually organize a drawing is through the use of Hatch. When used properly, Hatch can simplify the appearance of a drawing, help identify objects, or create visual interest. In this lesson, we'll look at how to apply hatch patterns to a drawing. On my screen, I have some abstract geometry. We'll use this line work to explore the options of the Hatch command. Let me also mention that this drawing represents an architectural example. I'd like to start by applying some hatch to this square. The Hatch command can be found in the Draw panel. When I click the icon, watch the Ribbon.

Notice that all of the Hatch settings can be found in this context-sensitive Ribbon tab. At this point, if you place the cursor inside a closed shape, you'll see a preview of the current settings. To change the hatch pattern, click to open the Hatch panel and you can select from any of the seve...

Applying hatch patterns
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Applying hatch patterns provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 02 Drawing Fundamentals

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