Rectangular Pattern Tool

This function allows a feature(s)/geometry to be repeated in a rectangular pattern. In this function there are 4 parameters that the user can select. They are:

  • Instance(s) & Length
  • Instance(s) & Spacing
  • Spacing & Length
  • Instance(s) & Unequal Spacing

 

Instance(s) & Length

In this parameter mode, the user enters the number of instances of the feature to repeat and the length, which is the distance between the first and the last feature.

Instance(s) & Spacing

In this parameter mode, the user enters the number of instances of the feature to repeat and the spacing between each feature.

Spacing & Length

In this parameter mode, the user enters the spacing between each feature and the length between the first and last feature.

Instances(s) & Unequal Spacing

In this parameter mode, the user enters the number of instances of the feature to repeat but is also able to enter the individual spacing between each features.

 

To use this feature

  1. To use this function, first select the feature/geometry that needs to be replicated.

Select features

Next, Click on the rectangular pattern icon

Toolbar

Now select the reference direction for the first and second direction

Choosing the direction

Finally, choose they type of parameter that you would like to work on and enter the values into the box for both direction

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