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Use Variables with Linear & Circular Pattern ?

cache_river_millworkscache_river_millworks Member Posts: 133 PRO
edited September 2017 in FeatureScript
Use Variables with Linear & Circular Pattern?

I need to use a variable to tell the sketch how many pieces to pattern.
Looks like the part pattern will allow this but not the sketch patterns.


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,526
    Please search the public doc called Pretty Patterns to see how to do it. 
    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
  • kevin_o_toole_1kevin_o_toole_1 Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 450
    @cache_river_millworks You're correct that variables can be used within a part pattern, a face pattern, or a feature pattern, but not within a sketch pattern.

    See my response to this question another thread for a technical explanation why. This is a current limitation of of Onshape, so right we recommend you arrange things so you can use a part, face, or feature pattern instead.
  • cache_river_millworkscache_river_millworks Member Posts: 133 PRO
    No problem, will do.
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