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Hatching

Updated October 17, 2017


This article applies to:
  • Terrain 3D
  • Terrain Forestry
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

To complete the example, will be use hatching to shade the park area.

  1. Highlight the park boundary with the Selection cursor.

  2. Feature Tools | Line Types, Symbols. Use the following settings. Then press OK.

    • Symbols to Type: None, Color: Auto

    • Line/Border Type: 0-Solid Color: Yellow (255,255,102)

    • Hatching to Type: Solid (opaque). Foreground: Auto

Figure 1: Plan Window Feature Formatting Dialogue Box

Note: (255,255,102) is a notation for Red, Green, Blue values. It is possible to create any color (supported by a graphics card) by clicking on the button beside the color combo box and entering an RGB value.

  1. With the boundary still selected, Feature Tools | Arrange Order | To Back.

At this point your map should look similar to the figure below. You may need to refresh (View | Repaint All button) or move your center wheel to see the changes.

Figure 2: Map with Shaded Boundary Polygon

  1. File | New. Do not save changes.

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