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FeatureSketchDrivenPattern Method (IFeatureManager)

Creates a sketch pattern feature in a part.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function FeatureSketchDrivenPattern( _
   ByVal UseCentroid As System.Boolean, _
   ByVal BGeomPatt As System.Boolean _
) As Feature
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IFeatureManager
Dim UseCentroid As System.Boolean
Dim BGeomPatt As System.Boolean
Dim value As Feature
value = instance.FeatureSketchDrivenPattern(UseCentroid, BGeomPatt)
Feature FeatureSketchDrivenPattern( 
   System.bool UseCentroid,
   System.bool BGeomPatt
Feature^ FeatureSketchDrivenPattern( 
&   System.bool UseCentroid,
&   System.bool BGeomPatt


True to use a centroid as the reference point, false to not
True to pattern using only the feature geometry, false to pattern each instance

Return Value

Pointer to the IFeature object



Before calling this method, select the required entities using the proper selection marks:

  • features = 4

  • points = 32

  • sketches = 64

  • faces = 128

  • bodies = 256

See IModelDocExtension::SelectByID2 for details about selecting input entities. See the SOLIDWORKS Help for more information about sketch-driven patterns.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 SP4, Revision Number 11.4

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