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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern

Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0

Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern dashboard

This tutorial shows you the Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire reference type pattern tool and the requirement to get it works. Download the ProE part file used in this tutorial here (ProE file: reference pattern.prt ).

1. Open the downloaded tutorial start file (reference_pattern.prt). The ProE model should look like below.

Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern start

2. Create an extrusion as shown in the image below. The feature must be referred to the pattern feature (generic) which you want to have reference pattern.

Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern - create feature

3. Next, select the extrude feature either in the model display or model tree. After that, press and hold RMB to access the context sensitive menu. Choose the Pattern command from the list.

Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern - model tree right menu

4. Pattern dashboard will appear to you at the message area. The default pattern type will be reference pattern if the extrude feature is created correctly.

Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern dashboard

5. Click the check mark on the dashboard to confirm the reference pattern creation. Your model should look like below by now.

Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern done

** Starting from Pro/E Wildfire 3.0, reference pattern feature comes with the black dots preview and you are allowed to turn off some pattern instances.

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