To Display a Cross Section as Hatched or Filled
To show cross section as hatched, perform one of the following steps:
On the Section tab, click . The hatch pattern is displayed on the cross section.
Right-click a cross section on the Model tree and select Show Section check box. The hatch pattern is displayed on the cross section.
To show a cross section as filled, perform the following steps:
1. Right-click a cross section on the Model Tree and click Edit Hatching. TheEdit Hatching dialog box opens.
2. If you are editing an assembly cross section, then select the parts to edit the section hatch pattern. The selected parts are placed in the collector.
3. Select Use a solid fill. When you select Use a solid fill the color button becomes available.
4. Select a color from the color palette.
5. Click Apply. A solid fill in place of a hatch pattern is applied to the surface of the cross section on the selected items. The settings are stored in the model and are available when you open the model in another session.
To Change the Fill Color
1. Right-click a cross section on the Model Tree and click Edit Hatching. TheEdit Hatching dialog box opens.
2. If you are editing an assembly cross section, then select the parts to edit the section hatch pattern. The selected parts are placed in the collector.
3. Select Use a solid fill. When you select Use a solid fill the color button becomes available.
4. Select a color from the color palette.
5. Click Apply. A solid fill in place of a hatch pattern is applied to the surface of the cross section on the selected items. The settings are stored in the model and are available when you open the model in another session.
To Modify Hatch Spacing
1. Click . A box appears next to .
2. Type Hatch Editor in the box. The Hatch Editor dialog box opens.
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The Hatch Editor is not included in the ribbon by default. You can add the command to the ribbon or Quick Access toolbar using the Creo Parametric Options dialog box. For details refer to the topics To Customize the Ribbon using the PTC Creo Parametric Options Dialog Box for a Mode and To Customize the Quick Access Toolbar for a Mode.
3. Click in the Hatch Editor dialog box and browse to the pattern (.xch file) that you want to edit. The selected pattern is displayed in the Hatch Editor dialog box.
4. Use or to select the line that you want to edit.
5. In Spacing specify the spacing between lines and press ENTER. The change in hatch spacing is applied to an individual pattern line
6. Click to save the updated pattern to the .xch file.