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Plotting with different fill color for LD objects


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Modified 2009-12-01
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Author Rufus

Issue

      When producing presentation drawings you can use different fill color for LD objects.

Solution

      Two methods to add different color fill to objects.

        Method #1

  1. Select desirable color from color list.
  2. Call HATCH command, select SOLID pattern and hatch 2D part of object.
  3. Select Bring to Front command from Tools>Display Order menu and select object to bring it above the hatch.

     In following example you can see how to use second method for adding different color fill to objects:

        Method #2

  1. Use layers and LDOBJECTUTIL/Add solid fill command. The fill color is layer color not entity.
  2. Fill Altaman fixtures with color 9 (default color). The command add "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide" layer with color 9.
  3. Call Layer command. Change layer name from "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide" to "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide-Altman". Change layer color with yellow.
  4. Fill ETC fixtures with color 9 (default color). The command add "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide" layer with color 9.
  5. Call Layer command. Change "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide" layer name to "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide-ETC". Change layer color to blue.
  6. Fill Pars fixtures with color 9 (default color). The command add "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide" layer with color 9.
  7. Call Layer command. Change "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide" layer name to "2d_FIXTURE-ldhide-Pars". Change layer color to red.

      

        Note: For hiding lines when plotting or for adding solid fill to objects it must that 2d objects part contain region or faces.




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