Working with Hatch Patterns

Hatching

the TBC system uses the same definition for Hatch Patterns as AutoCAD. You can download many free Hatch Patterns from the web - open them in a Text Editor and then copy and paste the contents into the file called Trimble.PAT that is located in the Trimble Business Center Installation folder - this gives you an almost limitless capability for Hatch Patterns. Note that the first line of the Pattern File tells you the units in which it is defined - I guess we install a different one for Metric and Feet users - mine says %in in the first row - yours may say %mm or %m I guess - so this is what defines the units of the distances defined in the hatch patterns. I just downloaded a couple of patterns and copy and pasted them into my library to see how they worked - here are some results

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Try http://www.cadhatch.com/home/4588167678 as a potential source for additional Hatch Patterns