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Hatch pattern local mapping setting problem

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Hi everyone, 

I'm currently trying to hatch with paving pattern. I'm having trouble to understand how does the following window works exactly... Say if I want to use this paving pattern but the size of the paver is 900mm x 400mm, how can I achieve this? The default is 1000mm x 500mm. I was trying to adjust the 'I' and 'J' but couldn't figure out...

 

 

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I just figure out this issue...I 'll put the answer here hopefully it's helpful for others :

 

To fill out an area with paving in specific size, the best way is to create your own through hardscape joint pattern setting, instead of trying to adjust pre-made hatch pattern in the library. I found the following page is really helpful. Now I can hatch area with customised pavers.

 

http://app-help.vectorworks.net/2017/eng/VW2017_Guide/SiteModel2/Setting_Hardscape_Pattern_Options.htm

 

A great program.

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Use Attribute Mapping tool to adjust the default hatch to what you need, then right-click and select "New Hatch from Locally Mapped Hatch"...you'll then have a new hatch saved in the Resource Manager.

 

 

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