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Mirroring / breaking up imported parts? (by Georg)

I would like to model two parts with symmetry that later on will be used in another file as assembly, but independently from one another.

How can I make it so that they will be as independent parts and I still can propagate changes made to one also to the mirrored twin?

Do I have to keep a "master" file with the symmetry and after every change copy it to two files and delete in each the other one?

I've attached a simplified example.
For this argument let's say that in Assembly I want to e.g. join them at the top.

Also, I'm wondering how the extruded line from the origin came to exist?

Thanks a lot,
Tue Sep 26 2017, 20:16:12, download attachment
(no subject) (by Jonathan Westhues)
I'm not sure I totally understand, but you can assemble mirrored by setting a negative scale. Can you just draw the part once, and assemble it twice, once with scale +1 and once with -1?
Tue Sep 26 2017, 21:21:20
(no subject) (by Georg)
Thank you!
That was exactly what I was missing :-)
Wed Sep 27 2017, 06:13:00
(no subject) (by Fong Lin)
I tried with scale -1 but Arcs do not mirror.

Am I missing something? Thanks
Sat Oct 21 2017, 22:23:19
(no subject) (by whitequark)
The issue with arcs not being mirrored is fixed in the master branch of solvespce.
Mon Nov 6 2017, 00:35:32
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