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Help Required: Pattern around arc with constant HORIZONTAL dimension?

Question asked by Brian Corbin on Oct 23, 2014
Latest reply on Oct 24, 2014 by Jamil Snead

Hi Guys,


So I want to parametrically "Pattern" an object around an arc, but the catch is the constant dimension is in the Horizontal or X-Axis not around the arc. See the attached image.

 

I will later use some equations to alter the number of patterned objects, or change the horizontal dimension based on the Arc Radius, this I can do, but does anyone have an idea how I can build the Arced pattern with a horizontal dim?

 

Of course SWX has a pattern "around arc" feature but the constant dim is the distance around the arc not the horizontal dim as I desire. You can see the driven dims show that the distance around the arc is greater for each additional item in the "Pattern"

 

Maybe there is a simple way to do this? But Im really struggling to be honest to find a solution....

 

Im on SWX 2014

 

Thanks guys!

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