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How to draw hatches always to back (below other objects)?

A - answer If you want to put your new hatches always and automatically "back" in the draw order - i.e. keeping the geometry and texts readable "above" the hatches - preset the HPDRAWORDER variable to 1. It applies to subsequent commands HATCH and -HATCH. The default setting is 3 - "put hatch below the boundary".

The draworder of existing hatchures can be changed with the DRAWORDER command, or automatically (by object type) - with the CADstudio DOBT utility.

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2.10.2008    20906×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 9350:How to move the draw order of all images or hatches to back?
Tip 6748:Disregard Draw Order for this operation?
Tip 5905:Setting draworder by object types and by layers.
Tip 4130:How to keep AutoCAD hatch boundary visible?


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