Creating Circular Sketch Patterns

To create circular sketch patterns:

  1. In an open sketch, click Circular Sketch Pattern (Sketch toolbar) or Tools > Sketch Tools > Circular Pattern.
  2. In the PropertyManager, under Entities to Pattern, select the sketch entities to pattern .
  3. Under Parameters:
    1. Click Reverse direction .
    2. In the graphics area, drag the selection point to select a pattern center other than the sketch origin.
      Alternatively, in Center X and Center Y , specify values.
      Sketch origin as the pattern center
      Point as the pattern center
    3. Define Spacing to specify the total number of degrees in the pattern.
    4. Select Equal spacing to pattern instances equidistant from each other.
    5. Select Dimension radius to display the circular pattern radius.
    6. Select Dimension angular spacing to display the dimension between pattern instances.
    7. Specify the Number of Instances .
    8. Select Display instance count to show the number of instances in the pattern.
    9. Specify the Radius of the pattern.
    10. Specify the Arc Angle that is measured from the center of the selected entities to the center point or vertex of the pattern.
      Arc Angle. Default value
      Arc Angle. Incremented value
  4. Click .