Since AutoCAD 2015, hatches are no longer use linetype. You need to change a system variable to make it work like before.
Create your own AutoCAD pattern easily
Do you need to create a custom AutoCAD hatch pattern? This is an easy way to create the pattern graphically, just draw it and then save it!
AutoCAD hatch tip: create ceiling pattern faster and get smaller file size
AutoCAD hatch helps you to finish your task faster, easy to modify. And it makes your DWG file smaller! Let’s create ceiling pattern as example!
Working faster with AutoCAD hatch
We use hatch pattern in almost all of our drawings. But sometimes working with hatch can be very slow and annoying. Here are some tips if you think working with hatch is very slow.
How to: add custom pattern to AutoCAD
You can use your own AutoCAD pattern/hatch by embedding the pattern in acad.pat or add the pattern file into the support folder.
How to: remove hatch contextual tab ribbon
Feel disturb when AutoCAD keeps showing contextual ribbon tab? In this tip, you’ll see how you can stop hatch ribbon tab from showing!
What’s new in AutoCAD: Annotations
This is AutoCAD new features roundup in annotation features. Read it if you want to implement AutoCAD new features!
AutoCAD 2011: Hatch Enhancement
I have posted a quick review of whether you should upgrade to AutoCAD 2011 or not. Basically you can do almost everything in AutoCAD 2010, except for the transparency. We are talking about 2D drafting here, no 3D yet. However, there are some nice enhancement in AutoCAD 2011 that can make you achieve what you […]