Fill Style

Now reading version 17.1. For the latest, read: Fill Style for version 22

The Fill Style dialog.
The Fill Style dialog.


The Fill Style dialog allows you to customize the display color and pattern for each layer in a Draftsman document.


The dialog is accessed in the following ways:


The preview image on the right-hand side reflects options selected in the dialog.

  • Pattern - Select an existing pattern from the drop-down (ANSI 31 or ANSI 37)  or select Solid for no pattern at all.
  • Color - Select the fill pattern color from the drop-down menu.
  • Back Color - Select the fill backround color from the drop-down menu. This is the color used when the Solid pattern option is selected.
  • Scale - Enter the scale of the fill pattern.
  • Rotation - Enter the rotation of the fill pattern.
  • Hatch Thickness - Ener the thickness of the lines in the fill pattern.
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