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    Default How to create a crosshatch pattern

    I'm new to this. I have a rectangle with a fill color. I want to overlay onto this fill color a crosshatch pattern in grey.

    How do I do this?

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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    Create your rectangle.

    Select Fill Gallery

    Open the folder Tow Color Patterns

    Select the appropriate fill

    With your object selected click on the Fill button

    Now select the Fill Tool to change the colors of the line and background.

    Hope this helps.

    Danny
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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    Well I thought that earlier. However, I don't have a Tow Folder in the Fill Gallery that might contain just a simple pattern.

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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    Hi
    Is this what you mean by a cross hatch fill?
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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    Yes. That's it, but in a 90 degree version.

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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    PMH,
    Actually it's not TOW, but Two Color Pattern under Fill Galery. They will show up in black and white, but you can change the black and white to any color you want.
    ron

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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    Like this?
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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    That seems way more complicated that it needs to be. Also how the heck do you draw a straight line.

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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    Quote Originally Posted by PMH
    Also how the heck do you draw a straight line.
    Well perhaps the easiest way is
    * Select shape editor tool
    * Select the straight line button (second from the left)
    * Click for the start point
    * Click for each subsequent point

    You can also (using the freehand drawing pencil tool) just hold down ALT for the sections you want to be straight.

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    Default Re: How to create a crosshatch pattern

    Quote Originally Posted by PMH
    That seems way more complicated that it needs to be. Also how the heck do you draw a straight line.
    Drawing a straight line is simple:
    • Choose the Freehand and Brush Tool (F3)
    • Hold down CTRL+ALT and draw your line.

    Using the Fill option is a better solution and using the transparency Button is another solution:
    1. Draw your shape with the Freehand and Brush Tool (F3) or the Shape Editor Tool (F4) or the Pen Tool (Shift+F5)
    2. Open the Fill Gallery and select the Fill CROSSH1.GIF in the section "Two color patterns".
    3. Click the Button "Transp" in your Fill Gallery.
    4. Choose the Transparency Tool (F6) to modify your choosen Bitmap transparency.
    5. Drag the control point (red squares) to change the rotation and the size of the Two color bitmap. (simple dragging changes the position or size of one control point, dragging together with holidng the Shift key keeps the aspect ratio of the two red control points).
    6. To change the color, click on a color in the Color Bar or go to the Fill Tool (F5) and choose a more complex Fill Type (for example a "four color" Fill").

    Regards,
    Remi
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