Creating a twocolor pattern fill

You can create your own pattern from scratch. New patterns are added to the end of the list of preset patterns.

To create a two-color pattern fill

K I Select the object with the Pick tool.

1 Open the Fill Tool flyout, and click Pattern Fill Dialog.

3 Enable the 2-color button.

4 Click the Create button.

5 To set the resolution of a pattern, enable one of the following Bitmap Size buttons:

• 16 X 16 — changes the resolution of the Edit Grid to 16 x 16 squares

• 32 X 32 — changes the resolution of the Edit Grid to 32 x 32 squares

• 64 X 64 — changes the resolution of the Edit Grid to 64 x 64 squares

6 To determine how many squares in the drawing area are filled when you click with the mouse, enable one of the following buttons:

• 1X1 — changes the pen size to a 1-grid square

• 8X8 — changes the pen size to an 8 x 8 square

7 To create a pattern, do one or both of the following:

• Click with the left mouse button over the grid to fill squares.

• Click with the right mouse button over the grid to erase squares.

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