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How can I mirror my drawing without mirroring the blocks (symbols)?

A - answer If you have AutoCAD LT only, you can use the following steps:
  1. select all newly mirrored objects (Grip-Edit)
  2. in the Properties-Palette (Ctrl+1), filter only the block references (see the top row)
  3. change the field "Scale X" from -1 to 1 (for horizontal mirroring), or use Scale Y (for vertical mirroring)
If the insertion point of the symbols (blocks) is not symmetrical, the blocks may be displaced.
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14.1.2014    2383x  
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applies to: AutoCAD LT · AutoCAD ·

See also:
Tip 11198:Justified attribute text in mirrored blocks (AutoCAD)
Tip 6251:Text mirroring options in dynamic blocks in AutoCAD.
Tip 2314:How to select all mirrored blocks in a drawing?
Tip 1451:How to mirror a block with text when text should remain readable?


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