How do I fill the area within raster contours with a pattern fill, instead of colors in QGIS? Is this even possible?

  • What do you mean by "raster contours"? Contour lines (vectors) were created from Rasters? Or your data are rasters? – Tangnar Feb 4 '16 at 17:35
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Depending on the size of your area you could convert your contour lines into polygons and then colour them using a patterned fill. This might be very slow on a large area with lots of contours. I've tested it using a simple fill on a small area:

Filled contour example

Because the polygons will overlap each other you would have to use symbol levels to stack them correctly (See section 2.8 of this: http://manual.linfiniti.com/en/basic_map/symbology.html).

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