Inventor 101: Circular Pattern

Tips & Tricks

Need to learn some basics about Autodesk Inventor? You’ve come to the right place. In this quick Autodesk Inventor basics video, we take a look at using the circular pattern command and how it can be used to save you time in your designs. Here, we are specifically looking at how you can extrude a hole through a part and then use the circular pattern command to replicate that feature in any number of copies from 0 to 360 degrees around a circle. In addition to this, the circular pattern command can be used to copy other features as well to speed up your overall design process. Learn how to do it in the video below!

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Trevor English is a civil engineer (B.S.) by trade and an accomplished writer with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He’s been working with Autodesk’s manufacturing division since 2016 creating engaging content on the web and social media. You can find his work on,, and

Trevor English

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) who has made a career out of engineering and technical communication. His work has appeared on Curiosity, BBC, Interesting Engineering and other sites across the web. Originally the Chief editor for Interesting Engineering back in 2016, he now works with software & tech companies, aiding them in content marketing and technical communication. Currently living in Texas, he’s also a published children’s book author and producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.

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