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Varying Dimension Patterns

The Instance to Vary option in the Linear and Circular Pattern PropertyManagers allows you to vary the dimensions and locations of instances in a feature pattern.

You can vary the dimensions of a series of instances, so that each instance is larger or smaller than the previous one. You can also change the dimensions of a single instance in a pattern and change the position of that instance relative to the seed feature of the pattern.

For linear patterns, you can change the spacing between the columns and rows in the pattern. For circular patterns, you can arrange the instances to become closer together or farther apart.

This option is only available when you select a feature, from the graphics area, for the pattern instance.


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