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Pattern Deletion

To delete pattern instances:

  1. Select a face of the pattern instance that you want to delete.

    Edges cannot be selected because they are shared by more than one feature.

  2. Press the Delete key.

  3. In the Pattern Deletion dialog box, select one of the following:

  • Delete Pattern Instances. Only the selected instances are deleted. The instance locations are displayed in the Instances Deleted box.

  • Delete Pattern Feature. The complete pattern is deleted, not including the initial feature.

  1. Click OK to delete, or click Cancel to exit the dialog box.

To restore deleted pattern instances:

  1. Right-click the pattern feature, and select Edit Feature.

  2. Select the coordinates of the deleted instance in the Instances to Skip box, and press Delete to restore that instance.

  3. Click OK .

To delete a table driven pattern instance:

  1. Right-click the pattern in the FeatureManager design tree and select Edit Feature.

  2. In the Table Driven Pattern dialog box, click the number of the pattern you want to delete to highlight the X-Y coordinates.

  3. Press Delete.

  4. Click OK.

To delete a sketch driven pattern instance:

  1. Right click the sketch used by the sketch-driven pattern in the FeatureManager design tree, and select Edit Sketch.

  2. Select the sketch points you want to delete and press Delete.

  3. Click Rebuild to close the sketch and update the pattern.

To delete a feature from a multi-feature pattern:

  1. Select the feature in the FeatureManager design tree that you want to delete.

  2. Press Delete.

  3. In the Confirm Delete dialog box, select the Also delete absorbed features check box, if available.

  4. Click Yes to delete the feature from the pattern and to close the dialog box.

     The feature is deleted from the pattern.

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