To Simplify Hatching in a Complex Drawing by Defining a Boundary Set

When hatching a small area in a large, complex drawing, you can save time by selecting a smaller set of objects in the drawing to be used in determining the hatch boundary.

  1. Click Home tabDraw panelHatch. Find
  2. Click Hatch Creation tabBoundaries panelSelect New Boundary Set. Find
  3. Select the objects to be considered for the hatch and press Enter.

    Selecting the objects with a crossing window is often the best method.

  4. Specify a point inside each area that you want hatched.
  5. Click Hatch Creation tabClose panelClose Hatch Creation. Find