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How to mirror objects with automatic deletion of the originals?

A - answer If you want to use the command MIRROR without the deletion prompt, automatically deleting the original (source) entities (no Yes/No prompt), you can prepare your own version of the MIRROR command.

Create a new command in the CUI dialog and assign the following menu macro to it:

^C^C_select;\_mirror;_p;;\\_yes;  
Then map this new command to a new icon or keyboard shortcut and you can use it to quickly mirror drawing objects without making copies of the objects in the DWG.
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4.2.2015    2786x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 10307:Easy mirroring of selected objects around their axis/center.
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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