To use a predefined library pattern
- Do one of the following:
From the Hatch dialog box, click the Pattern tab.
For Hatch File, select the icad.pat or icadiso.pat hatch pattern
To select a predefined pattern, do one of the following:
- Choose Insert > Hatch.
- On the Draw 2D toolbar, click the Boundary Hatch tool ().
- Type bhatch and then press Enter.
To continue, add a hatch by doing one of the following:
- In the Patterns list, click the pattern name.
- Click the graphical representation of the hatch pattern.
NOTE Hatch patterns are memory intensive and can take a considerable amount of time to draw and display. To improve performance, add hatching as one of the last steps when you create a drawing, or insert hatches on a separate layer that you can freeze as you continue to work on your drawing.
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