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yoiyoi
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fill pattern and line style

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05-05-2005 10:49 AM
i have a filled region with concrete fill pattern, but the default fill is not dense enough
how do i edit this fill pattern? or can i? if not, how do i get a denser fill?

also how do i edit the fill region outline to show a broken (hidden) instead of the continuous (solid) line
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sbrown
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Re: fill pattern and line style

05-05-2005 11:26 AM in reply to: yoiyoi
Under settings>fill patterns> you create you patterns there. You will click the drafting version>then custom>browse to the revit.pat file or any .pat file you want and then once you select your concrete pat, you can scale it up or down with the scale value.

Note that drafting patterns scale automaticaly per view and model patterns are real world sizes allways. Use model patterns for your surface patterns typically and drafting for your cut patterns.

To change the line types, you pick the hatch, click edit, then highlight the line youwnat to change and select the linetype you wnat it in the pull down menu. Message was edited by: sdbrown
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yoiyoi
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Re: fill pattern and line style

05-05-2005 06:47 PM in reply to: yoiyoi
thanks
now imported a pat file ,changed the scale and applied it
the first time and was not satisfied with the results so I try to change the scale again but when i select edit the scale parameter is greyed out.
how do i change pattern scale again?
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Mr Spot
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Re: fill pattern and line style

05-05-2005 11:24 PM in reply to: yoiyoi
You have to locate the pat file again and then reselect it...

Agreed there should be an easier way of doing this.
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sbrown
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Re: fill pattern and line style

05-06-2005 05:19 AM in reply to: yoiyoi
This has allways been this way, good wishlist item. Its always bothered me you have to refind the file to edit it.
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