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Using Rules and Fills

You can change the thickness (weight) of the lines or fills of the shapes drawn with tools on the Detail Plan.

Line Thickness

You can choose a predefined line thickness on the Properties pane or specify a value up to 20pt. To edit the line thickness, you must select the shape first.

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Line Weight 1pt Line Weight 6pt

To change the line thickness

1 Choose the Select Objects button from the Editing Tools group then click to select the shape you want to edit.

2 On the Properties pane, enter the thickness you want in the Width field and press Return. (alternatively) Click the arrow buttons to increase or decrease the size in increments of one.

Line Style

You can choose a predefined line style from the Style pop-up button on the Properties pane. To edit the line style, you must select the shape first.

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Solid Style Dotted Style

To change the line style

1 Choose the Select Objects button from the Editing Tools group then click to select the shape you want to edit.

2 On the Properties pane, choose the line style you want from the Style pop-up menu.

Fill Pattern

You can change a shape’s fill pattern to be transparent, a solid color, or a patterned fill. To

edit a shape’s fill style, you must select the shape first. The fills, from left to right, include:

  • Transparent
  • Filled
  • Solid Filled
  • Patterns

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To change the fill pattern

1 Choose the Select Objects button from the Editing Tools group then click to select the shape you want to edit.

2 On the Properties pane, choose the pattern you want from the Pattern pop-up menu.