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How to mirror a block with text when text should remain readable?

A - answer The MIRRTEXT variable has no influence here - if a text entity is part of a block definition, it is always mirrored, independently on the MIRRTEXT value.

If you want to have a readable text in a mirrored blok, define your text as a block attribute (ATTDEF) with a preset value - variable (non-constant) attributes are influenced by the MIRRTEXT variable.

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4.7.2001    42827x  
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See also:
Tip 11198:Justified attribute text in mirrored blocks (AutoCAD)
Tip 11171:Total number of layouts as a field.
Tip 11160:Dynamic display of layer/block/text style/linetype properties.
Tip 10972:Replace text fields with static texts.
Tip 10921:The tolerance frame is displayed or printed in different line weight.


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