Layout, hatch/ pattern fill

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Layout, hatch/ pattern fill

Postby millerjx » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:18 am

Is there a way to have a void inside of a hatch pattern?
For example to hatch a floor, but not the 24"x24" columns in the middle
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Re: Layout, hatch/ pattern fill

Postby pbacot » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:49 am

you know it's hard to say, depending on how you are making your drawing. Just in terms of simple drawing, one can place a filled rectangle in the column area etc.
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Re: Layout, hatch/ pattern fill

Postby shawb » Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:57 am

A workaround for this would be to hide the floor element in the SU view and then place the hatch on a layer below the Sketchup model layer in Layout. Hope this is what you meant - I tried it with both a sectioned and a non-sectioned view. Layout file in version 2015 attached.
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Re: Layout, hatch/ pattern fill

Postby Richard » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:30 am

An easy workaround:

1. Create a bold rectangular 'C' shaped object with the line tool.
2. Fill this object with hatch and double-click the object to enable path editing to close the 'C'.
3. Disable the object's stroke.
3. Redraw all outlines to the object with a 'stroke' enabled and 'fill' disabled.
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