You can use free bitmap hatch as painting material on views or plans. You can create various combinations with hatch and background colors and achieve many color tones. In this way, you can get very colorful preliminary projects.

Location of the Bitmap Hatch Command

In the Architectural Program

You can access it under the Ribbon menu, Drawings tab, Hatch heading.

In the Structural Program

You can access it under the Ribbon menu, Drawings tab, Hatch heading.

Hatch Toolbar

Icons

Parametric hatch

Click to draw parametric hatch.

User defined hatch

Click to draw a user defined hatch.

Bitmap hatch

Click to draw a bitmap hatch.

Hatch hole

Used to create a hole in the hatch object.

Create user defined hatch

Creates hatch style from drawn primitive objects.

Set hatch reference

Hatch changes the reference point.

Add point

Adds a new point for hatch.

Remove point

Deletes an existing point in the hatch.

Automatic hatch

Automatically creates a closed area hatch without entangling the edges.

Find hatch holes

While in auto hatch mode, it creates a hatch from two closed inside areas to the outer area, leaving the inner area as a space.

Add lines to edges

Draws lines on the hatch edges.

Settings

The hatch settings dialog opens.

Usage Steps

To create a hatch;

  • Click the Bitmap Hatch icon in the ribbon menu .

  • Create a closed polygon by clicking with the left mouse button in the drawing area.

  • Hatch will occur when you close the polygon.

Usage step

Determining the first point of the closed polygon to be created for hatch

Determining the second point of the closed polygon

Determining the third point of the closed polygon

Determining the fourth point of the closed polygon

Determining the end point of the closed polygon

Bitmap hatch to occur

Location of Bitmap Hatch Settings Dialog

Bitmap Hatch Command Settings

After running the Bitmap Hatch command, you can access it by clicking the Settings icon in the Hatch utility toolbar that appears on the screen. The settings you make will be valid for the hatches you draw.

Bitmap Hatch Object Settings

Select the hatch you want to enter its settings, click the right button of the mouse and click the Properties line from the menu that opens. The settings you make will be applied to the hatch you selected.

Bitmap Hatch Settings

Specifications

Color

Determines the hatch color. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Background color

The background color of the bitmap hatch is selected. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Pattern

If you click on the hatch sample with the left mouse button, the Hatch Options dialog opens. Select the wanted hatch type from the bitmap hatch options list here by clicking the left mouse button and clicking the OK button, and the bitmap hatch type is changed.

Offset distance

The offset distance is used to extend the hatch beyond or into defined limits.

Hatch preview

 

The preview of the hatch is available on the screen. The settings made in the dialog are simultaneously reflected on the preview screen.