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Extract hatch patterns to PAT files - copy hatches between DWGs.

A - answer The free LISP utility by CAD Studio - PatOut - can generate hatch pattern definition files in the .PAT format from your DWG drawings. Any selected hatch will be converted to a separate PAT file with the hatch definition. So you transfer hatch patterns between drawings - simply reuse the PAT in the new drawing.

You can download PatOut from www.cadstudio.cz/download - load it with APPLOAD and start the PatOut command (see also SW Development).

For linetypes use LinOut.

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See also:
Tip 12018:How to transfer an AutoCAD hatch pattern to Revit?
Tip 11538:AutoCAD will not create a specific hatch in a given scale or area.
Tip 11415:Error in pattern file. Missing parameter on line XXX.
Tip 11409:Catalog of all available hatch patterns.
Tip 11246:Easier hatching between two polylines - Hatch2L.


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