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Circular Sketch Patterns PropertyManager

Create circular sketch patterns on a plane or on a model using sketch entities or model edges to define the pattern.

Entities to Pattern

Select sketch entities in the graphics area for Entities to Pattern .


  • Reverse direction .

  • Select a center for the pattern:

    • Use the sketch origin (default).

    • Center X . Sets the pattern center along the X axis.

    • Center Y . Sets the pattern center along the Y axis.

Pattern center at sketch origin

Pattern center set along X and Y axes

  • Spacing . Sets the number of total degrees included in the pattern.

  • Equal spacing. Sets pattern instances equidistant from each other.

  • Add spacing dimensions. Displays dimension between pattern instances.

  • Number . Sets the number of pattern instances.

  • Display instance count. Shows the number of instances in the pattern.

  • Radius . Sets the radius of the pattern.

  • Arc Angle . Sets an angle measured from the center of the selected entities to the center point or vertex of the pattern.

Arc Angle value set to default.

Arc Angle value incremented by 20o.

Instances to Skip

Click Instances to Skip and with the pointer , select instances in the graphics area that you do not want to include in the pattern.

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