Linear Sketch Pattern in Sketch

You can create linear patterns in the sketch by using the “Linear Sketch Pattern” command. To activate the command; click on the command icon in the sketch toolbar as shown in the figure or activate the command by following the path of “Tools => Sketch Tools => Linear Pattern”.

To create linear patterns in the sketch

  1. Activate the “Linear Sketch Pattern” command.
  2. Select curves to pattern. The selected curves will be seen in the “Entities to Pattern” box.
  3. If you want to change the direction,
    1. Click on the “Reverse Direction” icon in the command property manager
    2. Click  on the arrow in the graphics window
  4. Set the x spacing distance between patterns
  5. Set the number of patterns on the x-direction
  6. Set the angle between instances and x angle
  7. If you want to pattern through y-axis direction repeat step 3, 4, 5, 6
  8. Click “Ok” to create patterns.

Note: If you want to remove some of the instances, 

  1. Click on the “Instances to Skip” box in the command property manager 
  2. The purple center points will appear on the centers of the pattern instances.
  3. Click on the center points of the patterned instances that you want to remove

Note 2: If you want to deselect the curve selected to creat a pattern,

  1. Click on the selected curve again
  2. Right-click on the curve in the list of “Entities to Pattern” and click on “Delete”.

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