Generates a boundary around a hatch or gradient fill at the command line. (Use the Boundary command for the dialog box version of this command.)
Accessing the Command
command bar: hatchgenerateboundary
menu: Draw | Boundaries | Hatch Generate Boundary
Quad: 2D Editing |
ribbon: Draw | Hatch | Hatch Add Loop
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select hatches to generate boundary: (Select a hatch or gradient fill)
Entities in set: 1
Select hatches to generate boundary: (Select another hatch or gradient fill, or else press Enter to stop adding entities)
Generated boundaries for # hatch(es)
The program creates a boundary made of a polyline around the selected hatches or gradient fill.
|Select hatches to generate boundary||Choose one or more patterns or filled areas, or press Enter to end the command|
BHatch - places hatch patterns through a dialog box.
GenerateBoundary - Creates closed polylines from faces of 3D solids as well as the boundaries detected when the Enable Boundary Detection open of SELECTIONMODES is activated.
Gradient - Fills closed areas with solid fills in nine different patterns and one or two colors; displays the Hatch and Gradient dialog box.
Hatch - fills closed areas with repeating patterns; displays the Hatch and Gradient dialog box.
-Hatch - fills closed areas with repeating patterns; displays prompts at the command bar.
HatchEdit - edits hatches and gradient fills in a dialog box.
-HatchEdit - Edits the boundaries of hatch and gradient entities; displays prompts in the command bar.