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Easy mirroring of selected objects around their axis/center.

A - answer Using the free add-on utility FlipCen you can easily mirror (flip orientation) of selected objects around their virtual center - vertical or horizontal axis.

Download the LISP application FlipCen from www.cadstudio.cz/download, load the VLX file using APPLOAD and run the command FlipCen. Select the objects to mirror and choose whether to mirror them around the vertical axis (flip sides, left/right), or the horizontal axis (flip top/bottom). You can also choose to mirror around both axes, or perform 3D mirroring in the Z-axis. You do not specify the mirror axis - it is inferred automatically. The axis is calculated as a center of the smallest bounding box (rectangle or 3D box).

This add-on can help to create symmetric parts, symbols and building constructs (cubicles, etc).

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9.5.2015    2467x  
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See also:
Tip 10195:How to mirror objects with automatic deletion of the originals?
Tip 9644:How can I mirror my drawing without mirroring the blocks (symbols)?
Tip 7503:Autodesk 3ds Max keyboard shortcuts.
Tip 2314:How to select all mirrored blocks in a drawing?


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