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Gradient Fill

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

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CAD drawing Gradient Fill 8 Command line: GRADIENTCMD, GRADIENT

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

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Color 1

Specifies the first color of gradient filling.

Color 2

Specifies the first color of gradient filling.

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Swap colors.

Gradient types

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Enable the mode for creating linear gradient fill

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Enable the mode for creating cylinder gradient fill

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Enable the mode for creating spherical gradient fill

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Enable the mode for creating hemispherical gradient fill

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Enable the mode for creating curved gradient fill

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Inversed (inversion of colors)

Enable/disable the mode for creating inversed gradient fill.

Spherical gradient fill

Inversed spherical gradient fill



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.

Parameters of gradient fill can be edited on the Properties bar:

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