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delete every Nth element in a pattern?

adamohernadamohern Member, OS Professional Posts: 216 PRO
edited April 2016 in FeatureScript
Are elements "created by" a pattern always listed in order? Would it be reliable to query elements created by a linear pattern and delete every Nth element?

EDIT:

Best solution I can come up with is to do multiple patterns: pattern up to the first skipped element, then pattern that pattern to create the other sections with a distance long enough to leave a gap. Works well in simple cases like this one.

Comments

  • ilya_baranilya_baran Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 992
    By pattern, do you mean opPattern or one of the pattern features?  And by elements do you mean faces or bodies or what?
    Ilya Baran \ Director, Architecture and FeatureScript \ Onshape Inc
  • adamohernadamohern Member, OS Professional Posts: 216 PRO
    Well, I guess I'm open to any solution, really. I assumed I would be using opPattern, but I haven't spent much time playing with it. And by elements I guess I mean pattern instances--which may be bodies or features, as applicable based on the pattern type.
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