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Mark

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Hatch pattern (wanted)
« on: December 18, 2003, 09:07:54 AM »
Anyone have a hatch pattern that is a random of 1's & 0's. Or is it possible to be random?
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0011010011001001
1101001000111100

Something like that.

I'm doing a diagram of the internet protocol layers and thought it would look good if I could hatch that part which represents the data flow.
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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2003, 11:27:30 AM »
A hatch, according to the documentation I have read, is a recurring pattern of lines. The size of the pattern to be recreated can be increased so that there is only 1 or 2 repetitions of the pattern, but it will not be truly random.
What if rather than using a hatch pattern, you used an mtext object then used a random number generator in a lisp to fill it in.
If you needed it to be an unusual shape, then you could create it in modelspace, then apply the view in paperspace with a polygon viewport.
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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2003, 11:40:35 AM »
SUPERHATCH may be an option here

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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2003, 11:49:36 AM »
>then apply the view in paperspace with a polygon viewport.
interesting idea.

superhatch??
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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2003, 12:39:49 PM »
I believe it was/is an express tool.

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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2003, 03:49:27 AM »
Daron's right ~I should have mentioned that.

I've only ever had occaision to use it about twice but it gave great results.