How to install AutoCAD Hatch Patterns on the Mac
Erik Z.

How to install AutoCAD Hatch Patterns on the Mac

365 Hatch Patterns On Mac

If you are using AutoCAD for the Mac OSX you can also install our custom Wood and Stone hatch patterns. ibraries will install on the Mac - Please note: you will not have a pull down - instead you will have thumbnails accessible within the Hatch dialog itself.Feel free to contact us for more info about our popular hatch library add-ons which contain additional patterns for AutoCAD.

Please follow these steps below to install the Wood and Stone Library:

1) If you have a acad.pat file from your Windows version of AutoCAD it is recommend to make a backup of it before starting.

2) Next browse to "~/Library/Application Support/Autodesk/roaming/AutoCAD 2011/R18.1/enu/Support/"

3) Locate the Mac acad.pat file and to rename it to acad-pat.old.

4) Copy the original hatch pattern file from step 1 above into the Mac folder in step 2You can also use our 365 Hatch Patterns with your existing hatch patterns for the Mac. (see below)

Please follow these steps below to install the 365 Hatch Pattern Library:

1) Create a new folder on your Mac for your 365 Hatch Pattern Library. This can be a subfolder under support called Hatch (~/Library/Application Support/Autodesk/roaming/AutoCAD 2011/R18.1/enu/Support/Hatch"

2) As in Windows you will also need to add a path within your AutoCAD Preferences dialog. Choose Tools then Options to access the File Search Path dialog. Pick Add and then browse to the new path to add it to the list.

3) If all is setup correctly you will see your Hatch Patterns after choosing the Custom Tab located in the Hatch Pattern dialog.We offer these hatching programs right here at SimpleCAD: