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Controlling Cut Fill Hatching in the Section Window

Updated March 15, 2023

This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

Support Question: "Is there a way to control the cut and fill hatching symbology when comparing surfaces? Currently, both are hatched the same with no way to differentiate."

Answer: Yes, there is a workaround:

  • Copy the above template download and save in C:\ProgramData\Softree\RoadEng10
  • To retrieve the template, use the Merge button in the Template Editor.

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  • Copy the Follow Subgrade-left component to your current template (Resource Low Volume in this example). Paste As New - Left and As New - Right. The new component should be placed at the end of the list.

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  • Click on OK to close the Template Editor. Recalculate Range.
  • On Section Options | Template, select the Line type for SG – Subgrade Material. Enable Hatch cut areas

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  • Select the Linetype for Srf10. Enable Hatch fill areas:

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This is the result for this example:

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NOTE: If you right-click on Section, and modify Hatch all fill areas OR Hatch all cut areas, the configuration on steps e and f will be lost.

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