How to Separate Existing Hatches in AutoCAD (2 Click Solution!)

Learn how to Separate Hatch in AutoCAD

Recently I received a question, more exactly, how to Separate Existing Hatches? As the Hatches are quite an important part of our drawing, I really Like to write about them. We already discussed how to Join Separate Hatches and even how to Create Separate Hatches from the scratch. Today, however, we will see how to … Read more

How to Hatch non-closed Object (Hatch Open Boundaries)

Hatchopen boundaries

How to hatch a non-closed object? Or is it even possible? Hatches are some of the most useful objects in every drawing. They play a key part in the overall look of the project. However, they are some of the most annoying for use objects. As a rule, to successfully hatch an object you first … Read more

How to remove Hatch Holes in AutoCAD (With 2 Clicks!)

Fix Hatch Holes AutoCAD

Today, we are going to learn How to Fix AutoCAD Hatch Holes and How to add new Hatch Boundaries! But What are the holes in Hatch objects in the first place? A Hole in Hatch is usually created when we remove an object that was present when the Hatch was made. In most of the … Read more

Turn Off Hatches in AutoCAD (2 Simple Solutions!)

When working on big projects with different colleagues, some may be Architects other, plumbing engineers, structural engineers, etc. You may face many different drawing styles. Many professionals like using a lot of hatch in their drawings. Or maybe even you like using lots of hatch objects for different purposes. That is all great and usually … Read more

Reshape Associative Hatches (Missing Hatch Grips in AutoCAD)

Reshaping Hatch objects is usually pretty straight forward process when we want to edit an associative hatch we modify the boundary object. To edit nonassociative hatch we modify the hatch object itself. Check Edit Vetexes of polylines! and Remove Polyline Vertexes for more on Editing polyline objects using Grips. There might be a small problem … Read more

Join Separate Hatches into One (Merge Hatch Objects in AutoCAD!)

In a previous post Create Separate Hatches Fast and Easy! We have discussed, how to create Separate Hatch objects as easy as possible. But what if, we or someone else has created Separate hatches and now we have to Join those hatch objects into one? This can be applicable for example when there are lots of … Read more

Create Separate Hatches Fast and Easy!

Create separate hatches easy and fast

Separate hatches in AutoCAD? Everyone knows that! This week we had in our office some engineering students from¬†Architectural University who wanted to see how work look in the real world. Their task was to make some typical cross sections of roads. Usually, we place different hatches for different layers, so they had to do the … Read more

Convert Anonymous Blocks *U### to Normal AutoCAD Blocks

*U### Block to normal AutoCAD Block

Today’s issue we are going to deal with will be converting anonymous block objects in normal AutoCAD Blocks. *U### blocks? Usually, anonymous blocks are really annoying and hard to work with. They have strange names for example block with * in front of a random name. The different types of names mean that things though … Read more

Open or Edit In-place? How to edit our Referenced drawing?

Our journey across Xref possibilities continues with one little task many of drafters would neglect and won’t spend time to learn more about it, but I personally think it is important to know When and How to edit your referenced drawings. Of course as most of the things in AutoCAD, editing can be done in … Read more

How to Bring all Text to Front in AutoCAD! (With 1 Command!)

Is it possible to Automatically Bring all Text to Front? The text is one of the most important things in our drawings. Text objects are Text, Mtext, Leaders, Dimensions, etc. It is so annoying to put dimension then draw some lines and then another dimension and in the end, all those lines, hatches cross your … Read more