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Mirror Feature

Creates a copy of a feature, (or multiple features), mirrored about a face or a plane. You can select the feature or you can select the faces that comprise the feature.

Bodies to Mirror Select a body in a single model or multibody part to create a mirror entity.
Multibody parts Apply features to one or more multibody parts by selecting Geometry Pattern and using Feature Scope to choose which bodies should include the feature.
Example of Feature Scope Mirror Pattern
Plane used to mirror pattern Pattern mirrored on body
 
Example of Multibody Part with Mirror
Select the body to mirror Body mirrored
You must create the model to which you want to add the features for multibody parts prior to adding those features.

Sheet metal features

You can mirror these individual sheet metal features:

  • Base-flange/tabs
  • Closed corners
  • Edge flanges
  • Hems
  • Mitered flanges

If you modify the original feature (seed feature), the mirrored copy is updated to reflect the changes.



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