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Sketching a circular pattern

ChuckKeyChuckKey Member Posts: 24 ✭✭
I am having button trouble. I can't fathom out how to simply accept the origin default for the centre of the pattern. They always end up not fully defined.

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  • ChuckKeyChuckKey Member Posts: 24 ✭✭
    I found it easiest to drag the centre off the origing and then put it back again. I still think it strange and far from intuitive.
  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers Posts: 1,256 PRO
    It was positioned on the origin because  the geometry made it so. The assignment was made by dragging. Seems like a dialog box with some help would be beneficial but all sketch actions need to be learned. Mirror requires a pre-select of a mirroring object/ then selection of the mirrored items which also threw me at first, but now I know.

    As far as interfaces go, when learning, it's nice to have the hints. But after you learn them, these get in the way. It's hard to say I don't want the help when learning. But, I do want the speed after learning. Probably more the speed then hints.

    I do like the speed once I've learned. The sketch circle pattern seems to be the worse of the lot. 

    There's no answer here, just a little sympathy.

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