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Geometry Pattern

The Geometry Pattern option speeds up the creation and rebuilding of a pattern. Individual instances of the feature being copied are not solved; end conditions and calculations are ignored. Each instance is an exact copy of the faces and edges of the original feature.

In this example, the cut is extruded with the Offset from Surface end condition, and the bottom face selected.

With Geometry Pattern not selected, each instance is offset from the selected surface by the same amount (the end condition is solved).

With Geometry Pattern selected, each instance is an exact copy of the original feature (the end condition is ignored).


You cannot create geometry patterns of features that have faces merged with the rest of the part.

Geometry Pattern must be cleared to create this pattern.

 The Geometry Pattern option is available when creating any type of pattern:

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