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Oblique rectangular array in AutoCAD.

A - answer Using the standard ARRAY command, you can also create dynamic angled "rectangular" (or in this case trapezoidal) arrays of elements in AutoCAD.

Create a standard rectangular (orthographic) array and then in its Properties (Ctrl+1) modify the parameter "Included axis angle" from the default "rectangular" value of 90° to the desired value of the angle taken by the X and Y axes (i.e. the "skew" of the array). The resulting array will remain dynamic.

See a sample:

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See also:
Tip 13858:Is there also a SETBYBLOCK command?
Tip 13694:Individual modification of elements in AutoCAD dynamic arrays.
Tip 13452:HideItem - hiding individual items in AutoCAD arrays
Tip 13221:Attractor - snap multiple objects to existing points/vertices.
Tip 12966:TrimArr - trim a dynamic array to a boundary curve.


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