We had a couple of calls today regarding the addition of an area/hatch pattern on a cylinder in a drawing.Should be simple enough right? NOT!! You get this message instead!
So a customer came up with a work around until we can get this sorted out. Here are the steps:
This is where we want the knurl to go.
Create a new layer called Knurl and draw a square where the knurled area is to be.
Hide the solid body leaving the square just created. You can apply an area/hatch to this boundary.
End result………….Looks like this.
A workaround to get you through without modeling knurls. There is another option here. You could also use a split line feature which would divide the cylinder into 2 faces. This would produce similar results.