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Hello,

 

New vectorworks user here.

 

Is there a faster way to create a hexagonal paver hatch in vectorworks 2019 than trying to line up 6 levels in the hatch editor? and then how can I create that hatch into something that I can use for take off calculations, by assigning a thickness, setting bed, agg base layer,...  

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The Tile fill will likely work better than Hatches for hexagons or other repeated geometry. This video is a bit dated but covers the basics:
 


You should be able to use that on any planar or hybrid object you're already pulling data from.

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