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Recognizing Patterns

The application recognizes the following types of patterns:

Linear

Circular

 

 

Rectangular

Mirror

To recognize patterns:

  1. Click Recognize Features (FeatureWorks PropertyManager) or FeatureWorks, Recognize Features.

  2. In the FeatureWorks PropertyManager, select a Recognition Mode and Feature Type.

  3. Select the Automatic Features or Interactive Features.

Notes:

  • For Interactive Recognition Mode, select Recognize pattern and click Recognize to quickly recognize patterns. Click to complete pattern recognition.

  • For Automatic Recognition Mode, FeatureWorks recognizes linear patterns with three or more instances only.

  1. Click to display the Intermediate Stage PropertyManager.

  2. Click Find Patterns.

  1. In the Pattern Recognition PropertyManager, select a Pattern Recognition Mode and Pattern Type.

For Interactive Pattern Recognition Mode, under Pattern Features,select Search Selected Features to search for a seed feature and probable pattern features within the selected features only. Clear Search Selected Features to select only the seed feature.

  1. Click .

A dialog box reports the number of patterns found.

  1. Click OK, then click .

FeatureWorks adds the patterns to the FeatureManager design tree.



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