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Pattern connected to other patterns or sketches

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by david.wiesneth on ‎02-14-2014 02:00 AM

Hallo togehter,


I think it would be a nice feature if there is the possibility to define a pattern of elements or bodys in part or parts in assembly, by selecting another pattern in the assembly for example. Or by selecting a sketch.


So it would be possible to define patterns with unsimilar gaps between to positions. For example you have a straight pipe and you need 3 inlet positions on it. The first position at 0mm, the second at 200mm and the third at 600mm. All inlets are similar. This could be possible with a sketched path with positioning points i think.


Best regards,




by jimkul on ‎03-05-2014 01:36 PM

Agreed.  For instance, In Creo you can pattern holes to a sketch of randomly placed points.  This is extremely helpful.  In inventor you seem to be limited only to rectangular or circular patterns of features.

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