Hatch

  • Hatch Gap Tolerance in AutoCAD
    Learning
    We all learn certain AutoCAD rules early on. An ARC is drawn counter-clockwise*, STRETCH requires a crossing window*, Layer 0 is “special,” and you must have a closed boundary in order to HATCH. 

  • Have You Tried
    Learning
    Many people apply hatches to their design drawings daily, but habits form and new features get overlooked. The “Have You Tried” article this month shifts focus a bit to be more of a “Did You Know” article to mix things up a bit before the start of a new year.

  • Have You Tried
    Learning
    Most drawings follow a set of CAD standards to ensure objects display and output as intended. Using tools added to tool palettes is another way of ensuring that CAD standards are followed in your drawings.

  • Lynn Allen Cadalyst AutoCAD Video Tips
    Learning
    It’s getting darker earlier and autumn is in full swing. Grab a pumpkin-spiced anything, sit back, and enjoy Lynn Allen’s AutoCAD video tips from this fall—all courtesy of Cadalyst Magazine!

  • AutoCAD 2017 - Hatch Layer
    Product News
    No. 10 in the list of top new AutoCAD 2017 features. AutoCAD 2017 enhancements to the HPLAYER system variable enable you to create a new drawing layer and set it as the AutoCAD hatch layer, all in a single operation. The HPLAYER system variable was introduced, in AutoCAD 2011, so you could specify an existing layer on which you could create […]