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Mirror Components PropertyManager Step 3: Opposite Hand

When you create an opposite-hand version, you specify whether to save it in a new file or as a derived configuration in an existing file.

To display this page (Step 3: Opposite Hand) of the Mirror Components PropertyManager:

Specify to create opposite-hand versions in Step 2: Set Orientation and click Next .

Opposite Hand Versions

Lists the components you are creating an opposite-hand version for.

Format for saving Specifies how to save the opposite-hand versions. Select one to apply to all listed components:

Create new derived configuration in existing files

Saves the opposite-hand version as a new derived configuration in the existing component file.

Create new files

Saves the opposite-hand version in a new component file.

Naming convention Specifies how to name the new configuration or file. Select one:

Add Prefix

Adds specified text before the existing name. Type the text in the box below (default is Mirror). A preview appears in the second box below.

Add Suffix

Adds specified text after the existing name. Type the text in the box below (default is Mirror). A preview appears in the second box below.


Uses specified text as the new name. Type the text in the second box below.

The following additional options are available if you select Create new file above.
Opens the Choose File dialog box, where you can browse and select an existing component file to be replaced by the new opposite-hand component file.
Place files in one folder Stores the new files in a folder you specify. Otherwise, each new opposite-hand file is stored in the same folder as its seed component file. Click Choose to open the Choose Directory dialog box, where you can select an existing folder or create a new one.


Preserve Z-axis When mirroring a component by creating an opposite-hand version, respects the Z-axis orientation of the selected component by preserving the Top and Front planes.

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