Area

Set the fill options for the selected drawing object.

You can add custom colours, gradients, hatchings, two-colour patterns and bitmap patterns to the default lists for later use.

To access this command...

Choose View - Styles - choose style - open context menu - choose Modify/New - tab.

Choose Format - Area - Area tab.

Choose Format - Title - Area tab (chart documents).

Choose Format - Legend - Area tab (chart documents).

Choose Format - Chart Wall - Area tab (chart documents).

Choose Format - Chart Floor - Area tab (chart documents).

Choose Format - Chart Area - Area tab (chart documents).


None

Do not fill the selected object.

Colors

Select a color to apply, save the current color list, or load a different color list.

Gradient

Fills the object with a gradient selected on this page.

Bitmap

Fills the object with a bitmap pattern selected on this page. To add a bitmap to the list, open this dialogue box, click the Bitmaps tab, and then click Add / Import.

Pattern

Fills the object with a simple two-colour pattern selected on this page.

Hatch

Fills the object with a hatching pattern selected on this page.

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You can quickly select fill options from the list boxes on the Drawing Object Properties toolbar.


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Area Style / Filling

Select the type of fill that you want to apply to the selected drawing object.

Reset

Resets changes made to the current tab to those applicable when this dialogue box was opened.

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