-ARRAY command

Creates an array of entities.

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Creates a static polar or rectangular array of entities through the Command line.

Note: Arrays can be created using 2D or 3D entities.


There are two methods to create an array of entities:

  • Polar
  • Rectangular

Options within the command

Creates linear, rectangular, or square arrays.
Number of rows in the array

Specifies the number of rows. (1)

Note: Enter 1 for a linear array and a negative number to draw the array downwards.
Number of columns

Specifies the number of columns. (2)

Note: Enter a number value to draw the array to the left.
Vertical distance between rows
Specifies the distance between rows of entities. (3)
Spacing rectangle
Specifies two points that indicate the spacing between rows and columns. (4)
Horizontal distance between columns
Specifies the distance between columns of entities. (5)
Creates polar (circular) arrays.
Relocates the base point of the selected entities. (1)
Center of polar array
Specifies the center point. (2)
Number of items to array
Specifies the number of items in the array.
Note: Enter a number larger than 1.
enter to specify Angle between items
Specifies the angle between each copy. (3)
Angle to fill
Determines the extent and direction of the array. (4)
Note: Enter 360 for a full circle of copies or a smaller number to draw a partial polar array. Enter a positive angle to draw the array counterclockwise or a negative number to draw the array clockwise.
Rotate entities around the array?

Determines whether copies are rotated when they are arrayed.

Rotates entities around the array. (5)
Does not rotate entities around the array. (6)