Filling Queried Drawing Objects with a Hatch Pattern
Concept Procedure Quick Reference
NoteThis procedure applies only to drawing objects.

To fill queried drawing objects with a hatch pattern

  1. In Map Explorer, under Current Drawing, right-click Current Query, and then click Define.
  2. Create or load a query that will retrieve the objects you want to fill.
  3. In the Define Query dialog box, click Alter Properties.
  4. In the Set Property Alterations dialog box, click Hatch.
  5. In the Hatch Options dialog box, enter a pattern name, click Pattern to select a pattern from the set of hatch patterns, or click Expression to select a data value specifies the hatch name (for example, select a field in an object data table).

    AutoCAD Map 3D displays the selected hatch pattern. ISO hatch patterns are not displayed.

    If you do not enter a pattern, AutoCAD Map 3D uses a fill that appears solid.

  6. Enter a scale, rotation, layer, and color for the hatch pattern.
  7. Click OK to close the Hatch Options dialog box.

    Closed polylines and circles that are retrieved during the query are filled with the specified hatch pattern.

  8. Click OK to close the Property Alteration dialog box.
  9. Make sure that Alter Properties is selected.
  10. Under Query Mode, select Draw.
  11. Click Execute Query to retrieve the objects and alter them.