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Make AutoCAD Mechanical hatches associative.

A - answer Unlike AutoCAD hatches, hatchures drawn by the Mechanical AMHATCH command are not associative by default.

To "repair" a single hatch, double-click on the hatch, OK the power-edit dialog and answer Enter on the prompt to select objects.

To set all newly created hatches associative, start the Options command > AM:Options > System > Acad/M > Hatch > set AssocitativeHatch to 1 (gen@Hatch@AssociativeHatch).

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8.12.2005    7760×  
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applies to: AutoCAD Mechanical 2006 ·

See also:
Tip 11037:How to hatch area defined by border points, not geometry?
Tip 8396:Ray hatch patterns in AutoCAD.
Tip 8177:How to convert an existing hatch to associative?
Tip 6160:How to update/refresh a modified style in Inventor?
Tip 5645:"Valid hatch boundary not found" when hatching on Xrefs.

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