How to add hatch in Autocad?
In AutoCAD, hatching is a way to fill in areas of your drawing with a pattern that represents specific materials. Usually, it is used in sectional views. With AutoCAD, you can use solid fills to completely fill in areas, such as walls, on a floor plan. In order to hatch, you first need to load the hatch pattern from a PAT file. Now let’s see how to add a hatch in AutoCAD step by step.
To open the Select Hatch Pattern dialog box, select Other from the Pattern list on a hatch-related dialog box. Here are some examples:
-Select hatching in a cut view, right-click, and click Edit. In the Edit Hatch Pattern dialog box, select Other from the Pattern list.
– In an active drawing sketch, click Sketch tab > Draw panel > Fill/Hatch Region
– Click on one of the closed sketches in the graphic window. In the Hatch/Color Fill dialog box, select Other from the Pattern list.
– On the ribbon, click Manage tab > Styles and Standards panel > Styles Editor . Expand Hatch styles and click a Hatch style.
On the Hatch Style panel, select Other from the Pattern list
Select the pattern you want to use and click Load.
If necessary, click the Explore Directories button in the Load Hatch Pattern dialog box to display the
–Select Hatch Pattern File dialog box.
Select a PAT file from the Hatch Pattern File dialog box, and then click Open. Valid hatch patterns are displayed in the Load Hatch Patterns dialog box after selecting a PAT file.
To load a hatch pattern, select one or more and click OK.
-Select Offered in the dialog box Select Hatch Pattern File to add the hatch pattern in the Pattern list of hatch-related dialog boxes.
In the Pattern list of the superordinate dialog box, select a hatch pattern to use as the default pattern.
To close the Select Hatch Pattern dialog box, click OK.
That’s it. You can now add a hatch that is exactly what you want. An easy way to export hatches from a drawing to a PAT file is to select the hatch patterns in the Select Hatch Pattern dialog box, and click Export. After this, specify the name of your destination PAT file.