set the pattern to <number>
set the pattern of <shape> to <number> Applies to global painting, shapes
The pattern property determines or changes which pattern is currently active. For charts, this property determines which pattern is used to display a bar group, element, line, plotArea or wedge of a chart.
There are 40 different patterns available in painting mode. The patterns are identified by the numbers 1 through 40. Pattern 1 is located in the top-left corner of the pattern palette in the toolbar, followed by pattern 2 to its right, and so on.
For shapes, the default pattern value is 12 (solid fill).
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