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FeatureCircularPattern3 Method (IFeatureManager)

Obsolete. Superseded by IFeatureManager::FeatureCircularPattern4.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function FeatureCircularPattern3( _
   ByVal Number As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Spacing As System.Double, _
   ByVal FlipDirection As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal DName As System.String, _
   ByVal GeometryPattern As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal EqualSpacing As System.Boolean _
) As Feature
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim Number As System.Integer
Dim Spacing As System.Double
Dim FlipDirection As System.Boolean
Dim DName As System.String
Dim GeometryPattern As System.Boolean
Dim EqualSpacing As System.Boolean
Dim value As Feature
value = instance.FeatureCircularPattern3(Number, Spacing, FlipDirection, DName, GeometryPattern, EqualSpacing)
Feature FeatureCircularPattern3( 
   System.int Number,
   System.double Spacing,
   System.bool FlipDirection,
   System.string DName,
   System.bool GeometryPattern,
   System.bool EqualSpacing
Feature^ FeatureCircularPattern3( 
&   System.int Number,
&   System.double Spacing,
&   System.bool FlipDirection,
&   System.String^ DName,
&   System.bool GeometryPattern,
&   System.bool EqualSpacing


Number of instances of the circular pattern to insert, including the original instance
Spacing between each instance of the circular pattern or total angle if EqualSpacing is true (in radians)
True to flip the direction of the circular pattern, false to not
Name of the angular dimension defining the direction of the pattern
True to use geometry pattern, false to not
True to use equal spacing, false to not

Return Value

Circular pattern feature


This method requires ordered selection of the features and components.

  • Features and axis: Use IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2 with a Mark of 4 for the features to pattern and a Mark of 1 for the axis. You can also use IFeature::Select2 to select the features and the axis.

  • Components and axis: Use IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2 with a Mark of 1 for the components to pattern and a Mark of 2 for the axis.

You must select the features or components before selecting the axis.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2012 FCS, Revision Number 20.0

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