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Gary_Braun
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Match Properties on Hatch

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11-30-2012 11:45 AM

When doing a match properties from one hatch to another, I end up with two hatches having identical properties (pattern, scale, etc) but that look completely different. See the attached image.

 

I tried the old snapbase trick and also tried various hatch origin settings, but without success.

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Alfred.NESWADBA
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Re: Match Properties on Hatch

11-30-2012 12:09 PM in reply to: Gary_Braun

Hi,

 

if you can upload the drawing we see the properties for these hatches to compare them. We can't compare them in your JPG :smileywink:

 

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Re: Match Properties on Hatch

11-30-2012 12:15 PM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

No problem; thanks for taking a look Alfred.

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Alfred.NESWADBA
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Re: Match Properties on Hatch

11-30-2012 12:45 PM in reply to: Gary_Braun

Hi,

 

I think your problem is to transfer the properties from the left to the right hatch, isn't it?

At least the left hatch has defects, you can see that by selecting the left hatch and change any property, e.g. try to set the hatch-scale to 0.002 and back to 0.003 (the previous value) ==> you'll recognize now this hatch looks quite more dense! Now it looks like it should have looked all the time.

 

The question now is: how have you created the left hatch (or what tool or application did it)?

 

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Gary_Braun
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Re: Match Properties on Hatch

11-30-2012 12:56 PM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

I'm not sure of the entire history of the drawing Alfred, because I'm just trouble shooting it for someone else, but he told me that he simply hatched a new area, copy/pasted an existing hatch in from another drawing, and then used MATCHPROP to make his new hatch the same as the pasted one.

 

Someplace along the way I think he has introduced a problem, but isn't readily apparant what it is. Nevertheless, I'm not going to spend anymore time on it. Thanks again for taking a look.

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dmfrazier
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Re: Match Properties on Hatch

11-30-2012 12:59 PM in reply to: Gary_Braun

What's the odd circular symbol attached to the one on the right?

 

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Re: Match Properties on Hatch

11-30-2012 01:04 PM in reply to: dmfrazier

Hi,

 

>> What's the odd circular symbol attached to the one on the right?

geographic position symbol, to be switched on and off by GEOMARKERVISIBILITY (>>>details<<<).

 

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