Gradient fill

Gradient fill

Gradient fill

Gradient filling is sort of filling with effect of smooth transition from one color to another.

MouseOK    Ribbon: Annotate - Hatch >  Gradient

 Home – Draw >  Gradient

MouseOK    Menu: Draw –Gradient…

MouseOK    Toolbar: Draw –

KeyboardOK Command line: GRADIENTCMD, GRADIENT

You can set options of gradient filling in Gradient tab of Hatch dialog.



Color 1

Specifies the first color of gradient filling.

Color 2

Specifies the first color of gradient filling.

Swap colors.

Gradient types








(inversion of colors)



Specifies a symmetrical configuration of gradient.

If this parameter is not set, the gradient filling shifts up and left, making the illusion of light located to the left from object.


Specifies the angle of gradient filling. Angle specified about current UCS and independently of angle of rotation of hatch.

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