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Flipping an entire model? (by David Given)
Hello ---

I have a thing I'm making which is in two parts, a left side and a right side. I've just made the left side. Now I want to make the right side, which is very similar, but different to, the left side.

Is there a way to take the entire model for the left side, flip it, and use that as a starting point for the right side?

I've found 'Paste transformed' but this only appears to allow me to cut-and-paste within a group, but my model's quite complex and made up of twenty or so groups.

I suppose I could edit the slvs file and flip the sign of all fields starting x=, but somehow I don't think that will work...
Sun Jul 12 2020, 19:02:31
(no subject) (by David Given)
Problem solved: I went to the very first sketch in my model, which is the base of my thing, grabbed one edge and pulled violently. It neatly inverted. Everything else was based on constraints from that sketch and so my entire model also inverted.

I am both impressed and slightly horrified. I know that yank-to-flip behaviour is technically a bug, but it's a very useful one...

I did try flipping the signs in the .slvs file, BTW. The resulting file loaded, but was identical to the original!
Mon Jul 13 2020, 19:10:55
(no subject) (by Tom)
The yank works, but the orderly way is to disable constraints, move stuff, and then re-enable. Or you can link with negative scale and it mirrors.
Mon Jul 13 2020, 19:30:03
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